Best Of Long Island

 Jefferson's Ferry Once Again Voted Best of Long Island in Two Categories
Named Best Retirement Community and Best Assisted Living


S. Setauket, NY…April 4, 2017 …The votes have been tallied in the 12 th Annual "Bethpage Best of Long Island" awards program, and for the third year in a row, Jefferson's Ferry Life Plan Community has been declared the "Best of Long Island" in two important categories, Best Retirement Community and Best Assisted Living. Jefferson's Ferry, Long Island's first Life Plan Community, is home to more than 400 residents age 62 and older who live in the community's independent residences, enhanced assisted living accommodations and skilled nursing suites. "Bethpage Best of Long Island" is the largest business awards program in the history of Long Island. Each year, Long Islanders vote for the best products and services on Long Island. This year, more than 2 million votes were cast in close to 450 categories. Only the top votes in each category earn Best of Long Island honors.

"To be recognized as the Best of Long Island for three years in a row is, in a word, fantastic," said Robert E. Caulfield, President and CEO of Jefferson's Ferry. "Thank you to all our residents, friends and staff who voted for us. We take our responsibilities as Long Island's premier Life Plan Community very seriously, providing our residents with a comfortable home, active and engaging lifestyle and the best care available. Likewise, we strive to hire the best people and provide them with a rewarding career. These awards are very affirming of our overall mission." In addition to its Best of Long Island awards, Jefferson's Ferry enjoys a BBB+ bond rating from FitchRatings, 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 has also regularly been recognized for Excellence by the Hauppauge Industrial Association's Business Achievement Awards program.

About Jefferson's Ferry (
Jefferson's Ferry is a not-for-profit Life Plan Community for active adults age 62 and above, with cottages, apartments, assisted living, and a quality health care center all on one site. Located in South Setauket, a vibrant community along Long Island's north shore, Jefferson's Ferry is surrounded by various attractions, shopping, beaches, theaters, and a world-renowned university. Jefferson's Ferry offers exceptional living and amenities, including restaurants, fitness center, indoor pool, computer center, library, recreational areas, gardens, and gazebos. A mix of cultural excursions, civic activities, and a community of residents who participate in shaping Jefferson's Ferry's future, ensures a spirited and engaged lifestyle.


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