Christine Rice is the Executive Director of the Glen Cove Senior Center, Glen Cove, NY and Chairwoman of NOSH Delivers, Inc., Glen Cove, NY. Rice received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC and her Master’s Degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from Adelphi University in Garden City, NY.
In 1997, upon her mother’s diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease, Rice became her primary caregiver. After caring for both her parents until her mother’s passing in 2006 and her father’s passing in 2013, Rice accepted the position as Director of Special Events and Community Outreach for the Long Island Alzheimer’s and Dementia Center. Connecting with the community and raising funds for the organization was an extremely rewarding experience and one that led to the position of Executive Director of the Glen Cove Senior Center in 2019.
The Glen Cove Senior Center enriches the lives of seniors and enhances the quality of life of older adults through numerous programs and services. Rice has a thorough understanding of the complexities and challenges that seniors face throughout the aging process and has acquired a strong knowledge, through her personal and professional experience, of Alzheimer’s and other dementia-related diseases.
Rice’s involvement with NOSH Delivers Inc., a not-for-profit that works to create a hunger-free, thriving community began with the onset of COVID in 2019. NOSH provides individuals and families in the Glen Cove community and surrounding areas with healthy, nutritious food.
Rice was born and raised in Garden City, NY with her nine siblings and still resides there. Rice has two children, Mary who resides in Garden City, NY with her husband William and her son William, who resides in Delray Beach, FL.