Management Team

Roslyn Schultz B.A., MSW was the founder of 147 Elder Street and creator of the acclaimed R.E.S.T. philosophy and the innovative Model of Care which is based on this philosophy. She developed the infrastructure of Elder Street’s efficient operation and she oversees and provides managerial and administrative support on an ongoing basis. She carries out the admission and assessment process and regularly liaises with families throughout their stay at Elder Street. Roslyn plays an integral role in Elder Street’s growth initiatives.

Roslyn has participated in many health care projects, both local and international as a facilities administrator, planner and environmental design consultant. She has a broad range of innovative and successful administrative and business experience. She has also worked as a psychiatric social worker in leading residential care settings and teaching hospitals and as a psychotherapist in private practice.

In 1997 she founded 147 Elder Street and brought to it her energy, creativity, professionalism and commitment to excellence and improvements in caring for persons with dementia and Alzheimer’s. Since its inception, and under Roslyn's leadership, 147 Elder Street has established a reputation for providing outstanding and innovative work in dementia care.

Sharon Toor RN, MSN joined 147 Elder Street as of August 2018. Sharon administers, coordinates & directs all activities of the Home and insures that Elder Street provides excellence in care for persons with dementia and Alzheimer’s. She identifies residents needs and establishes new services as needed which keep 147 Elder Street in the forefront of care for persons with Alzheimers and dementia. Sharon encompasses the 147 Elder Street philosophy and engages families, residents, and care providers to implement strategies and interventions in continuing to provide the optimal therapeutic environment for dementia residents.

She has held progressive positions since 2004 within Public Health, Occupational Health as a Health Services Manager in the food industry and as Director of Care, Executive Director, and Regional Director within Retirement Sector. Sharon is recognized for her clinical knowledge and leadership strengths, which have reflected into her being hired as an Executive Director at the age of 24 to a 54 bed retirement home.

Sharon has a Master’s degree in Nursing and was a Sigma Theta Tau nominee. She has built her career on advocating for client centered care and currently is part of the Ontario Retirement Communities Associations’ (ORCA) Operations Committee where she actively participates in setting industry bench marks.

Rebecca Wong, R.N. BScN is a well rounded professional with expertise in the aging population within Retirement and Community Nursing and in caring for persons with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Rebecca oversees the clinical management of 147 Elder Street. She develops and maintains standards governing nursing and resident care. She identifies client care needs and implements solutions to promote quality care. She is responsible for delivering exceptional and quality care and for achieving the highest levels of client satisfaction. She is also responsible for implementing staff training and quality improvement programs designed to achieving the highest levels of care and service. She engages regularly with all residents, families and staff.

She has held leadership positions as a Director of Care for Amica at Whitby Retirement Residence and Care and Service Manager for Victorian Order of Nurses. Her leadership is based on collaboration, involvement and nursing best practice guidelines which promotes team engagement and building trust and rapport with residents, their families and staff.

Alexander Finkelberg, NP -Primary Health Care, B.N., M.Nsg, is an independent practitioner and is a principal in Canadian Nurse Practitioner Services. Alex's primary focus is on the health and wellness needs of the geriatric population. Alex has been serving the geriatric population since 2009 both as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner within the retirement and Long Term Care sectors. Alex supports residents with complex co-morbidities throughout the aging continuum focusing on enhancement of quality of life by attending to cognitive, emotional, physical and spiritual paradigms of health and wellbeing.

Alex is well versed and experienced with dementia care and the behavioural and psychological manifestations that often accompany the condition. Alex provides full-scope care to the residents at 147 Elder Street ranging from complex co-morbidity management to health promotion and disease prevention initiatives. Alex offers impeccable bedside manners to residents families and staff in an effort to elevate the overall medical care experience. Alex is available to review each resident on a weekly basis, he is at Elder Street 2 times per week and provides ongoing telephone consultation to staff on an as needed basis. When required, Alex consults with Elder’s Family Physician, Geriatric & other medical specialists.

Dr. Jesin is a well known Bathurst Manor based Family Physician. He cared for several Elder residents prior to their coming to Elder Street and has been consulting as 147 Elder Street’s Primary Care physician since its opening. He provides weekly rounds and medical care for our residents as required, consults to our Nurse Practitioner and is on-call for emergency consultation.

Dr. Senderovich’s practice is focused on Geriatrics, Palliative Care, and Pain Medicine. She is actively involved in teaching medical students and residents. She has broad international experience and a solid research background. Her research is accepted nationally and internationally. She has been involved in collaborative work to improve access to palliative care at the international level. She is an author of multiple manuscripts focused on geriatrics, pain management, patient-centered care, ethical and legal aspects of the doctor - patient relationship, palliative and end-of-life care. She consults to Elder Street on a monthly and as needed basis.