Kingsway Community Assisted Living

Silver Quality Award

Care and compassion. Having peace of mind is something we're committed to providing at Kingsway Manor Assisted Living. Just as you'd receive from family and friends, you can expect the utmost in personal care and assistance in a secure and worry-free environment. Medication supervision, restaurant-style dining, daily housekeeping, laundry and linen services are all included so you can relax and enjoy the many diversified social and intellectual life enrichment programs.


Kingsway Manor Assisted Living


Life Enrichment Programs
  • Exercise and wellness programs
  • Sports games such as Wii bowling, golf, bocce ball
  • Bingo, board games
  • Cognitive games such as crosswords and trivia
  • Painting and art instruction
  • Movies, travelogue series and documentaries
  • Lunch and shopping outings
  • Guest speakers, lecturers and multi-media presentations
  • Entertainment, local bands and musicians
  • Piano concerts
  • Social events such as holiday parties & special occasion parties
  • Resident council
  • Intergenerational Programs
  • Happy Hour
  • Pet Therapy

Meet Our Team

Azra Stracuzzi
As Administrator of Kingsway Manor Assisted Living, Azra has 20 years of experience in health care including acute care, long term and assisted living. She began her career in the health care field as a Certified Nurse Assistant, worked to become a Licensed Practical Nurse and eventually a Registered Nurse. She is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, having served during Operation Enduring Freedom and was honorably discharged as a Sergeant. Azra is pleased to work at Kingsway. "I appreciate the family atmosphere and feel privileged to work with older adults in such a gracious environment".
Gina Tedesco
Admissions Coordinator - Assisted Living

After working for several years at Kingsway Arms, Gina left to work as a Certified Hospice nurse where she gained valuable professional and life experience. She  returned to Kingsway as the Admissions Coordinator for Kingsway Manor where her empathy and compassion assist individuals making the transition to assisted living.

Katie George
Senior Living Specialist

After over 27 years in the corporate business world, Katie discovered her true passion – working with seniors. For the past 7 years, Katie has been helping seniors navigate through the changes that occur as they move from one independent situation to another. She is thrilled to call Kingsway her home.

Katie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Siena College where she also concentrated in Psychology and Sociology. She has an extensive background in customer service and client relationship management. Katie has also served on the Board of Directors at a local senior center.

Michele Bauer
Director of Life Enrichment/Activities

Michele has worked as an Activities Director for 27 years in several senior residences before joining Kingsway. Her AAS degree in Human Services from HVCC prepared her well to work with the senior population. Michele states, "I am pleased and proud to be providing fun and meaningful life enrichment programs for the residents of Kingsway Manor Assisted Living. Their input is paramount so I can meet their needs and interests." Michele is a past president of the Capital District Leisure Time Personnel (CDLTP).

David Merola
Dining Services Manager

David joined Kingsway Community with over 30 years of experience in every aspect of dining service, from scratch baker to production to staff management.  A graduate of The University at Albany, David began his career as a cook at a local hospital and he takes great pride in making sure Kingsway residents receive exceptional service at every meal, party and event.