Robert I. Miller Named 2021 NY Trustee of the Year by LeadingAge NY

Robert Irving Miller, managing attorney of Sholes & Miller, PLLC, was awarded the 2021 NY Trustee of the Year Award from LeadingAge NY at their annual awards ceremony held on December 1, 2021. Mr. Miller received this honor for his dedication and service as treasurer and member of the board of trustees of the Community at Brookmeade, a not-for-profit senior living retirement community located in Rhinebeck, NY. The Community at Brookmeade is located on 75 country acres and offers independent living, assisted living, long-term care, sub-acute rehabilitation, palliative care and out-patient rehabilitation services. The community will also open a medical model adult daycare center this spring.

The Trustee of the Year Award is bestowed on those who have served selflessly and with distinction on the board of trustees of a LeadingAge NY member organization. The selection committee looks for significant contributions of time and effort toward the betterment of his or her organization and the people it serves or service to the elderly and infirm.

LeadingAge NY is an association of 6,500 not-for-profit organizations dedicated to expanding the world of possibilities for aging. They advance policies, promote practices and conduct research that supports, enables and empowers people to live fully as they age. You can find out more about LeadingAge NY and view the 2021 virtual awards presentation at

Mr. Miller has contributed his time and resources to the betterment of the Community at Brookmeade, serving for seven years on the board of trustees and for three years as treasurer. Mr. Miller holds the distinction of being a Nurse-Attorney, as he is both a registered nurse and a practicing attorney. He is also a former hospital and nursing home administrator. His extensive experience in the fields of law and medicine, along with his leadership and commitment, make him a valuable asset to the Community at Brookmeade.

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