Long Island’s First

Life Plan Community

A Life Plan Community and a Continuing Care Retirement Community (also known as a CCRC) are two names for the same type of community — full-service communities that offer Independent Living and a continuum of higher levels of care. On Long Island, Jefferson’s Ferry was the first Life Plan Community and also the first to offer the Type A Life Care contract, considered the gold standard in senior living residency agreements.

We opened our doors in 2001 and we’re proud of the recognition we’ve earned for overall excellence and an organization-wide focus on wellness. Beyond the awards, our efforts over the past 20 years demonstrate the passion and commitment we bring to helping residents live the life they love.

Jefferson’s Ferry has been consistently recognized by Suffolk County’s largest business group, the Hauppauge Industrial Association, for Outstanding Business Achievement. We have also received “Best of Long Island” awards in several categories (Best Retirement Community, Best Assisted Living, Best Nursing Home) over multiple years, by readers of The Long Island Press.

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Our Mission

The Board of Directors of Jefferson’s Ferry is committed to serving older adults by providing an active lifestyle within an all-inclusive Life Care retirement community. The Life Care concept promotes dignity, privacy, individuality and independence for each resident. This is accomplished through a caring environment with concerned staff providing security and peace of mind through a focus on resident service.

Our Vision

To be a life-enriching environment that fosters personal fulfillment, caring relationships and a positive aging experience. Our culture embraces all members of our community with dignity, compassion, integrity and competence.

South Setauket
A Prime Location
on Long Island

An entire world of enticing destinations can be found just off campus. Living in Setauket makes it easy to visit the historic towns of Bellport, Patchogue and Bayport. Heading out to the Hamptons, Sag Harbor or Montauk is another easy option. Theaters, vintners, playhouses, state parks, museums and more, are all directly accessible. Rail and ferry services, as well as MacArthur Airport keep you connected to wherever you wish to be. Living at Jefferson’s Ferry puts you near first-rate hospitals and universities, country clubs and golf courses. And of course, New York City is just an hour away.

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Looking For More From Life?

You’ll find it living at Jefferson’s Ferry. Learning, traveling, trying new things — it’s an appealing way to spend your days. Inspired options for healthy living are built into our daily culture along with purposeful programming to support the social, physical and intellectual aspects of healthy aging. There’s a warmth here you’ll feel immediately. Everyone — residents and staff — will treat you like family and gladly go the extra mile to help. Why else would generations within the same families have chosen Jefferson’s Ferry as their home?

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