S. Setauket, NY…August 17, 2021… Jefferson’s Ferry, a not-for-profit Life Plan Community, has awarded its $2,000 High School Scholarship for Nursing to Juliana Ramai of Centereach.  A graduate of Centereach High School, Ramai will be attending Suffolk County Community College’s nursing program this fall.

As a part of its commitment to provide the highest quality care to its residents, Jefferson’s Ferry also offers a second $2,000 scholarship to eligible Jefferson’s Ferry employees and their dependent children.

“Helping qualified students of all ages and experience further their education is very important to all of us at Jefferson’s Ferry,” said President and CEO Bob Caulfield. “These programs elevate the skills of our employees, help us retain and recruit highly trained health care workers, and overall support our residents and the larger community.”

About Jefferson’s Ferry   www.jeffersonsferry.org

Jefferson’s Ferry is a not-for-profit Life Plan community for active adults aged 62 and above, with Independent Living cottages and apartments, assisted living apartments, and a quality health care center all on one site.  A multi-million-dollar expansion and renovation project, “The Journey Toward Renewal,” is currently under construction.  Part of a larger strategic initiative launched in 2018 to create a life-enriching environment for all new and current residents at every stage of their life, Journey Toward Renewal will add 60 one- and two-bedroom independent living apartments, expand the Healthy Living Center, Fitness Center, and its state-of-the-art Rehabilitation Therapy Center. Expanded dining options are also planned.   A new Memory Care building will provide a high quality of life and care for people diagnosed and living with Alzheimer’s and other dementia-related diseases. Common areas in Assisted Living and the Health Care Center will be renovated.

Jefferson’s Ferry offers exceptional living and amenities, including indoor pool, computer center, library, recreational areas, gardens, and gazebos.  A mix of cultural excursions, civic activities, and a community of residents who help shape Jefferson’s Ferry’s future ensures a spirited and engaged lifestyle. 

The Vincent Bove Health Center at Jefferson’s Ferry enjoys a 5-star rating from The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and was named a “Best Of” nursing home by U.S. News & World Report.  Jefferson’s Ferry earned the industrywide Community Choice Award for resident satisfaction and engagement and Pinnacle Quality Insight’s Customer Experience Award for 2019 and 2020. FitchRatings has assigned Jefferson’s Ferry a BBB bond rating.  Jefferson’s Ferry has consistently been voted Best Retirement Community and Best Assisted Living on Long Island by The Long Island Press and has been recognized for Excellence by the Hauppauge Industrial Association’s Business Achievement Awards program. 

For more information visit www.jeffersonsferry.org

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