June 21

Claudia Mahan Appointed Chief Development Officer of Deutsches Altenheim

Claudia Mahan headshot

Deutsches Altenheim Inc., a highly respected leader in caring for seniors, is pleased to announce that Claudia Mahan has joined the organization. In her role as Chief Development Officer, Ms. Mahan will design and lead the nonprofit’s fundraising and development activities. Deutsches Altenheim is affiliated with Legacy Lifecare, a network of nonprofit organizations, of which DA is a member.

“We are thrilled to have Claudia Mahan on our leadership team,” said Genevieve MacLellan, President of the Board of Trustees of Deutsches Altenheim. “Claudia exhibits a visionary and collaborative approach to building a culture of philanthropy. Moreover, her deep experience in the inner workings of best-practice fundraising programs, along with her passion for working with colleagues, volunteer leaders, patients, residents, and families, is a tremendous asset to our organization.”

Claudia brings to the position 16 years of progressive experience in philanthropy, most recently as Senior Major Gifts Officer at Spaulding Rehabilitation. Previously Claudia was a member of the philanthropy team at the Museum of Fine Arts, supporting its $500 million fundraising campaign.

Born and raised in Germany and fluent in the language, Claudia appreciates the organization’s commitment to preserving her cultural heritage. Her alignment with Deutsches Altenheim is further strengthened by her experience in raising funds for care delivered in community settings.

Claudia holds a Bachelor of Arts from Mary Baldwin College. She also studied International Business at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, as well as African Studies and Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Vienna. Claudia resides in Wakefield, MA.



About Deutsches Altenheim
Established in 1914, Deutsches Altenheim was originally designed to serve as a retirement residence for elderly German Americans. As Deutsches Altenheim expanded and flourished, the organization became a centerpiece in the Greater Boston community. Today the nonprofit, with a consistent 5-Star rating, provides a comprehensive continuum of care at German Centre for Extended Care; assisted living and memory support services at Edelweiss Village; and a day program for seniors at Senior Place.

About Legacy Lifecare
Legacy Lifecare Inc., a nonprofit management resources collaborative, provides small-to-mid-sized organizations access to the infrastructure needed to succeed in today’s complex senior care environment. In addition to Deutsches Altenheim, other affiliates include Jewish Lifecare, JGS Lifecare, Elizabeth Seton Residence, Marillac Residence, Armenian Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Stone Rehabilitation & Senior Living and Saint Joseph’s Living Center.