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Lighthouse Guild Names New Director of Manhattan GuildCare

April 18, 2024

NEW YORK (April 16, 2024) – Registered nurse Mordecai Erps has been named director of GuildCare in Manhattan. GuildCare, a division of Lighthouse Guild, is the only Adult Day Health Care program in New York State specializing in services for people with vision loss and provides services in Manhattan, Albany, Buffalo, and Niagara Falls.  

Mordecai Erps

Mr. Erps will have responsibility for day-to-day operations and overall management of Manhattan GuildCare. He has extensive experience in health care and nursing administration, having most recently served as Director of Nursing Services for the Jewish Board of Family and Children Services in New York, a division of the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities. He received his BA in Nursing from Long Island University and his AA from Kingsboro Community College.  

“As I step into this role, I am deeply honored to join the compassionate and dedicated GuildCare team. I look forward to working collaboratively to enhance the quality of life for our participants and their families,” says Mordecai Erps, Director of Manhattan GuildCare.

GuildCare provides a broad range of services, including nursing care, medication management, diabetes care, physical, occupational and speech therapy, social work services, nutritional counseling, vision rehabilitation, therapeutic activities, morning snack and lunch. Services and activities are specially designed and adapted for individuals with all levels of disability – physical, cognitive, and visual. Individuals do not have to be blind to qualify for GuildCare programs.

About Lighthouse Guild 
Lighthouse Guild provides exceptional services that inspire people who are visually impaired to attain their goals. Our podcast series, On Tech & Vision with Dr. Cal Roberts” offers information and insights about technological innovations that are tearing down barriers for people who are blind or visually impaired. For more information, visit

Source:                   Lighthouse Guild 

Press Contact:        Bryan Dotson, Manners Dotson Group 


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