S. Setauket, NY…August 2, 2021… Bob Caulfield, President and CEO of Jefferson’s Ferry, has been appointed to serve as a member of the LeadingAge New York Board of Directors. Caulfield will serve as Secretary to the Board through June 30, 2023.

LeadingAge New York represents not-for-profit, mission-driven and public continuing care providers, including Life Plan Communities, nursing homes, senior housing, adult care facilities, assisted living communities and community service providers.  LeadingAge New York’s more than 600 members employ 150,000 professionals serving more than 500,000 New Yorkers annually.

“Having completed two, three year consecutive terms in 2020 as a member of the LeadingAge NY Board of Directors and a member of its Audit Committee, I am proud to be asked to once again serve on the Board and as Board Secretary. I admire LeadingAge NY’s steadfast commitment to assisting its members in providing high quality services to their clients. I am excited for this opportunity to work with the Board of Directors and the leadership team to help LeadingAge NY continue its mission and serve its members.”

For more than 25 years Caulfield has worked in the senior living industry with a concentration in the management, development, financing and marketing of Life Plan Communities. Caulfield served as a consultant to Jefferson’s Ferry’s from 1999 to 2009, as COO/CFO from 2009 to 2014, and President/CEO for the past 7 years. Since 2018 Caulfield has spearheaded Jefferson’s Ferry’s strategic planning initiative and campus wide redevelopment project called “Journey Toward Renewal.”   

Caulfield currently serves as a member of the LeadingAge New York CCRC Cabinet, is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Accountants, the New York State Society of CPAs and the Healthcare Financial Management Association. Caulfield has twice been recognized for his exceptional leadership by the Long Island Business News, Long Island’s business weekly. In 2014, Mr. Caulfield was recognized as Top CFO of the Year by the publication and in 2016 was honored as an Outstanding CEO.

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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