Press Releases

July 18, 2018

12th Annual Chinese Auction & Dinner

12th Annual Chinese Auction & Dinner advertisementFriday October 5th 2018
6:30~10:00 p.m.
HELEN BUTLER HALL 565 Albany Avenue
Amityville, New York 11701

All are welcome to view and purchase basket tickets
On Friday, October 5th From 12:00-4:00pm
Or Join us for dinner from 6:30-10:00pm
Dinner $45pp or table of ten $400
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September 6, 2018

Dominican Village supports Local School Drive

Dominican village with Senator John Brooks sponsor a Back to School Supply DriveDominican Village’s senior residents and staff were proud to partner with Senator John Brooks to sponsor a Back to School Supply Drive for Roosevelt and Wyandanch School Districts. The residents and staff felt it was important that every child has much needed school supplies for the upcoming year. Everyone at Dominican Village would like to wish all local students a successful and rewarding school year.

Photo Left to Right: Emily Monem Director of Community Relations, Dominican Village’s President & CEO Paul Wasser, Senator John Brooks & Chief Financial Officer Bobbianne Ng


 

September 4, 2018

Art from the Heart

 Dominican Village resident Henry “Hank” Fairchild receiving a certificate in honor and appreciation of submitting artwork in the 2018 Art from the Heart program.The Foundation for Quality Care, the New York State Health Facilities Association and the New York State Center for Assisted Living presented Dominican Village resident Henry “Hank” Fairchild a certificate in honor and appreciation of submitting artwork in the 2018 “Art from the Heart” program.

Photo Left To Right: Jennifer Ramlall Case Manager, Long time resident of Dominican Village Hank Fairchild, CEO President Paul Wasser & April Kinney Case Manager.


 

August 9, 2018

Dominican Village recently celebrated employee John Walters

The National Centers for Assisted Living (NCAL) award for Dominican Village employee John Walters LPN Dominican Village recently celebrated employee John Walters; LPN a dedicated Nurse Supervisor in our Assisted Living Residency. The National Centers for Assisted Living (NCAL), recently placed him in the “Making a Difference” class.
John is a staunch resident advocate and caregiver. His compassion and unyielding commitment to “the Person” he cares for is unparalleled, stated Paul Wasser President/CEO of Dominican Village. John is “living the mission” he’s an employee whose job does not stop at his job description; we are very proud to have him as part of our Dominican Village Family.


 

June 20, 2018

Therapy dogs give comfort to Dominican Village Assisted Living Community residents

Therapy Dogs Give Residents at Dominican Village ComfortAMITYVILLE - Seven therapy dogs traveled to Amityville to bring some joy to seniors.
Paws of War brought the therapy dogs to the Dominican Village Assisted Living Community.
Residents in the facility say it's an event to which they look forward.
"We all just get so much from the pets," said Norma Cummings. "We get so much love and they seem to know. They take to us immediately because they're filling a void for us and it's absolutely wonderful."
Paws of Wars is an organization that provides service dogs to veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.


 

June 12, 2018

Dominican Village Honored for its Commitment to Quality Care

>Dominican Village takes the bronze for its Commitment to Quality CareThe American Health Care (AHCA) and National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) has awarded Dominican Village its 2017 Bronze National Quality Award in recognition of its commitment to quality care. Long term and post-acute care providers receiving the awards numbered 520 and represented 46 states. Only six awards were granted in New York State. Dominican Village was one of two Assisted Living facilities recognized for its commitment to improving the quality of care for seniors and persons with disabilities.

The award is the first of three distinctions Bronze, Silver, Gold possible through the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Program, which honors long term and post-acute care providers that have demonstrated their commitment to improving the quality of care for seniors and persons with disabilities.

“We congratulate this year’s Bronze award recipients and look forward to offering continued support and guidance on their journey to improve quality care,” said AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Board of Overseers Chair Alana Wolfe. “The dedication and focus on quality that each organization has shown garners recognition. It will serve their patients and residents well.”

Acknowledging the award, Paul Wasser, President & CEO of Dominican Village, stated "Dominican Village is grateful for this recognition of our commitment to quality service for our residents and in our continuing efforts toward constant improvement; we look forward to applying for the 2018 Silver AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award." This year marks the 25th Anniversary of Dominican Village, senior housing and assisted living community a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of St. Dominic, currently serving over 260 residents. Dominican Village is also receiving an Enhanced Assisted Living Residence certification, a higher level license to allow aging in place.

Dominican Village offers outstanding programs for seniors for more information contact us at 631-842-6618


 

April 26, 2018

Yolanda Ghighone turns 100 years!

Yolanda Ghighone turns 100 years at Dominican Village ComfortDominican Village resident Yolanda Ghighone turns 100 years! Yolanda born May 2, 1918 in Manhattan, to Joseph & Josephine Cantamessa. Her Family later moved to New Jersey. She met Joseph Ghignone at a dance and they wed April 26, 1941. They lived in Queens and later, Amityville. Yolanda worked at Bloomingdales for 25 years, retiring at 65. She enjoyed traveling with her husband and did volunteer work at Ozanum Hall and Booth Memorial Hospital. She was widowed after 63 years of marriage. Yolanda enjoys reading and knitting. She celebrated her milestone with family & friends at a brunch at Dominican Village, where she lives. A resident since 2010 Yolanda attributes her longevity to happiness, laughter and love. Happy Birthday Yolanda and many more to come!


 

April 26, 2018

Steven Stanley turns 100 years!

Steven Stanley turns 100 years at Dominican Village ComfortDominican Village resident Steven Stanley turns 100 years! Mr. Stanley born April 25, 1918 served in the Air Core, met and married his wife Edwina; they were married for 73 years. Mr. Stanley retired from the NYPD back in 1965. The couple had four children and 10 great grandchildren. He celebrated his milestone with his daughter Pat and son Dennis. Fellow residents joined in on the festivities.

A resident since 2008 Mr. Stanley attributes his longevity to the quality of life at Dominican Village. Happy Birthday Steven and many more to come!

Dominican Village offers outstanding programs for seniors and volunteer opportunities for more information contact us at 631-842-6618


 

April 20, 2018

NYSCAL Noble Caregiver Award

NYSCAL Noble Caregiver Awards go to Stacey Louidice and Sherri Beverly of Dominican VillageDominican Village a member of the New York State Center for Assisted Living, was selected to receive distinctions awards by NYSCAL to individuals throughout the industry who present unique abilities in various areas of senior care. The awards recognize frontline caregivers and volunteers for their contributions that lead to improved quality of life for the residents and the work environment of their colleagues.
Dominican Village is honored to announce two of its employees are recipients of two distinguished awards. Congratulations to Sherri Beverly receiving the Noble Caregiver award. Ms. Beverly has been with Dominican Village for over 25 years as the Dining Room Manager. Congratulations to Stacey Louidice for receiving the volunteer of the year award. Mrs. Louidice a volunteer for over two years is being recognized for her outstanding contributions in assisting residents in various capacities and improving the global senior living experience.
One of Dominican Village’s greatest accomplishments has been building our team to include so many individuals like Sherry and Stacey who share our vision to provide our residence with unparalleled amenities and services. Both employees will be honoured at the NYSHFA/NYSCAL Annual Conference in June in Rye, NY.


 

April 18, 2018

Dominican Village Celebrating a quarter century!

25th Anniversary celebration of the Dominican Village at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY.Dominican Village founded and sponsored by the Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville, NY, marked a quarter-century of providing quality Independent and Assisted Living senior care; celebrated at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY.
The night included heartfelt speeches of honorees, John G. DiLiberto, Rev. Msgr. James C. Vlaun and Prioress Sr. Mary Pat Neylon representing the Sisters of St. Dominic, who’s leadership and support of Dominican Village are vital to this accomplishment.
A toast was raised to our incredible success over the past 25 years, and for continued success over the next 25 years. The day was a great milestone celebration. A big thank you to all of our sponsors, family and friends of Dominican Village….”When you’re here you’re home”.

Left to Right pictured: Honoree John G. DiLiberto Dominican Village’s Chairman of the Board, CEO of Telecare and Honoree Rev. Msgr. James C. Vlaun, Town Supervisor of Oyster Bay Joseph Saladino, Prioress Sr. Mary Pat Neylon representing honorees the Sisters of St. Dominic; Dominican Village’s CEO President Paul Wasser.


 

January 9th, 2018

Holiday Giving

Holiday giving at Dominican Village coordinated with Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre. Dominican Village coordinated with Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre in supporting the U.S. Marine Corp Toys for Tots Campaign; donating toys in hopes of brightening the holidays for children in our local community. Pictured left to right: Dominican Village’s Community Relations Director Emily Monem, Paul Wasser CEO, Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre and Executive Vice President Sr. Maureen Muir.


 

January 9th, 2018

Bringing TECHNO-Smiles

Broadridge Financial brought cheery smiles by providing a new computer center for the senior residents of Dominican Village. Broadridge Financial brought cheery smiles by providing a new computer center for the senior residents of Dominican Village. Pictured: Gerry Scavelli, wife Cindy and friends of Broadridge.


 

January 9th, 2018

TD Charitable Foundation

TD Charitable Foundation contributes to Dominican VillageTD Charitable Foundation contributes to Dominican Village’s “Get Up & Go” Program. Pictured left to right:  TD Bank’s CEO Ed Travaglianti & Emily Monem Dominican Village’s Community Relations Director.


 

September 11, 2017

SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE

Dominican Village’s senior residents and staff were  proud to partner with Senator John Brooks to sponsor a Back to School Supply Drive for  Roosevelt and Wyandanch School Districts. The residents and staff felt it was important that every child has much needed school supplies for the upcoming year. Everyone at Dominican Village would like to wish all local students a successful and rewarding school year.

Learn more about Roosevelt School District here.

Learn more about Wyandanch School District here.


 

May 24, 2017 (From The AMITYVILLE RECORD)

DELIVERING SMILES FOR MOTHERS DAY

Marian Murnane a resident receiving flowers for Mothers Day 2017 at The Dominican Village through our Mothers Day Offer.

Jennie McGoldrick a resident receiving flowers for Mothers Day 2017 at The Dominican Village through our Mothers Day Offer. Mother’s day is a day for celebrating and thanking mothers and Dominican Village did just that! Bouquets of two dozen roses were hand delivered to senior residents. “Nothing compares to the joy of receiving fresh flowers on Mother’s Day”, said the residents.

Dominican Village staff enjoyed the surprised expressions on the resident’s faces when they opened their doors. Their expressions of delight followed by smiles are priceless and are “Kodak moments”.

Dominican Village offers programs for seniors. For more information, call 631-842-6618 or visit us online.


 

December 22, 2016

A CHEERFUL GIFT

On Friday, December 16th Dominican Village residence received a cheerful gift from TD Bank Associates and Managers from several branches with an afternoon of Christmas Caroling. The joy of the season filled the halls as our residents joyfully joined in.

Dominican Village thanks TD Banks Kathleen Petronis Vice President/Store Manager and associates who commit to volunteering every year to bring joy and love to our residents!


 

December 21, 2016

BRINGING SMILES THROUGH CAROLING

On Wednesday, December 7th Dominican Village residence were entertained for the fifth year, by the National Grid Choir. Under the direction of Mr. Kinkaid, a variety of classic and gospel holiday songs were performed with our residents gleefully joining in.

Dominican Village thanks National Grid for volunteering during the holiday season!


 

December 14, 2016

SPREADING THE SPIRIT OF GIVING

Left to Right: Dominican Village’s CEO/President Paul Wasser, Center Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre and Dominican Village’s Executive Vice President Sister Maureen Muir

Dominican Village coordinated with Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre in supporting the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Campaign. Beautifully wrapped toys were donated in hopes to brighten the holidays for children in our local community.

CEO Paul Wasser and Executive Vice President Sister Maureen Muir stated “It’s wonderful to have this simple but direct opportunity to connect with and support people in our communities.


 

November 1, 2016

Chinese Auction

Dominican Village of Amityville recently held its 10th Annual Chinese Auction On October 7, 2016. The event was a huge success raising over $30,000.They gratefully acknowledge that this night could not have been possible without the generosity of our sponsors, family members, and our local business friends who understand the importance of the care and support that they provide for residents.  The net proceeds from this year’s Extravaganza exceeded last year’s by an incredible 75%!  Such a jump is clearly attributed to the quality of the items that were available to those in attendance that evening.  Everyone's support was a significant part of that success and will enable Dominican Village to purchase an innovative sound system with wireless headsets for the Helen Butler Hall. This state of the art equipment will now allow aging residents to become fully engaged when participating in events at Helen Butler Hall.

The staff of Dominican Village is passionately committed to making a difference in the lives of our residents by providing services of the highest quality in an environment which promotes socialization, good health, and independent choices.


 

August 23, 2016

HAWAIIAN LUAU

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On August 5th Dominican Village senior residents got into the Hawaiian spirit by hosting its Annual Hawaiian Luau. Resident enjoyed entertainment by Dance Aloha. Dance Aloha dancers mingled with our residents and employees and taught them how to quiver and shake their hips. Prizes were awarded to those with the most “Hawaiian” spirit.


 

August 2016

Take a look at the beautiful story written by one of our resident's daughters. Click to read article


June 21, 2016

Happy 103rd Birthday Gen!

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Please click here to see our press release of the amazing celebration.


 

May 11, 2016

Delivering Smiles

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Mother's Day is a day for celebrating and thanking mothers. Dominican Village did just that!  Bouquets of two dozen roses were hand delivered to our senior residents.Nothing compares to the joy of receiving fresh flowers on Mother’s Day” said one of our 90 year olds.

Dominican Village staff enjoys the surprised expressions on the resident’s faces when they open their doors. Their expressions of delight followed by smiles are priceless and are “Kodak moments”


 

May 5, 2016

Cinco de Mayo!

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On May 5th Dominican Village senior residents got into the spirit in commemorating the Mexican Army’s victory over the French forces. Seniors enjoyed homemade salsa, guacamole, toasted chips and margaritas. They were serenade by a local Mariachi band.


 

April 21, 2016

A Collaboration to bring smiles to Mothers to BE!

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On March 31st, Dominican Village and North Amityville Kiwanis Club collaborated to provide local hospitals with well needed supplies and materials to assist mothers who are soon to have newborns.

Dominican Village and North Amityville Kiwanis Club hosted a “Community Baby Shower” where  over 75 residents and staff of Dominican Village came together to make this event a huge success. The generosity was stupendous to benefit newborns at local hospitals with essential baby items to help ensure healthy beginnings for the mother & newborn. Over 200 new items were generated from the Shower. Clothing, handmade blankets, diapers, showering gels are just a few items to name that were distributed among Good Samaritan, St. Joseph’s and Southside Hospitals.

Both organizations stated “It was wonderful to have this simple but direct opportunity to connect with and support people in our communities. 

The Kiwanis Club of Amityville is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world, one child and one community at a time. To become a member please contact Louise Perrotta 631-412-3831.


 

March 9, 2016

Celebrating 105 years old

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Theodora Tolle Tynebor was born in Brooklyn on March 11, 1911. At 19 years old she spent a year of study in Rome. When her mother was there to visit her, the two crossed into Germany to attempt a visit with her father’s family. While witnessing a parade honoring Adolf Hitler they were told to “Macht Der Heil” (Salute Hitler). Teddy beams when she recalls her mother saying “I don’t do that, I am an American”.

Teddy attended St. Agnes Academic High School in College Point, NY, where she was taught by the Sisters of St. Dominic. She then attended Marymount College in Tarrytown, NY, after which she received a Masters degree from St. John’s University. She then pursued a career in the NYC Public School. Teddy has resided at Dominican Village since May 2006 and is best known for her funny jokes and warm personality. The Administration, Staff & Residents of Dominican Village are elated to be celebrating Teddy’s 105th birthday with her as she still brings a zest for life to the Dominican Village Community.


 

September 9, 2015

 Dominican Village Welcomes New CEO

PaulWasser Dominican Village (DV) is pleased to announce Mr. Paul F. Wasser, as their new President and CEO. Mr. Wasser brings over 21 years of health care experience to DV. He began his career as a clinician in Physical Therapy. He has earned an A.O.S. in Occupational Studies; a B.S. in Health Administration, and holds an MBA in Health Care Management. Mr. Wasser’s experience ranges the full spectrum in health care including work in acute, sub-acute, skilled nursing, head injury, assisted and independent living settings.
Mr. Wasser comes to Dominican Village from Somerset Gardens Senior Living where he served as Executive Director. He is the recipient of a number of awards including: “NYSCAL Administrator of the Year 2013,” “VESID Employer of the Year 2014,” “JCCA Employer of the Year,” “NYSCAL Innovative Practice Award,” and “ADRC 1st Place Award for Alzheimer’s Fund Raising.”
Mr Wasser’s administrative expertise combined with his clinical knowledge and experience will be of great benefit to the Dominican Village Retirement and Assisted Living Community.
Dominican Village is a not-for-profit, non-sectarian senior independent living and assisted living facility sponsored by the Sisters of St. Dominic. Currently serving over two hundred residents, its mission is “to provide a supportive environment in which the sacredness of life and the dignity of each person are held in the highest regard. We offer our residents a choice of programs and services which foster independence, promote physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health and maximize opportunities for socialization.”

For further information please call Dominican Village at (631) 842-6091