News & Press Releases 2018

News & Press Releases 2018


December 20, 2018

Dominican Village Festival of Lights

Veterans Luncheon on November 8th 2018 at Dominican Village On November 8th Dominican Village hosted a very special luncheon for Veterans.

The Holiday season is here, and there is no better way to kick it off with our Annual Festival of Lights, which took place on December 6th! Santa and Frosty the Snowman made a special appearance much to the delight of the residents, their families and children. The North Shore Pops Orchestra entertained us with classic holiday music, which is always a highlight of our program. Dominican Village is grateful to Copiague High School Key Club members who volunteered and are most helpful as usual. Dominican Village sends their best wishes to all for a Healthy Happy holiday Season.


December 19, 2018

Annual Toy Drive

In photo left to right: Assembly woman Kimberly Jean-Pierre, Dominican Village’s Chairman of the Board John Diliberto & Emily Community Relations & Development Director

Making the Holidays a little merrier for local children and families, Dominican Village is proud to be a supporter of Assemblywomen Kimberly Jean-Pierre’s Annual Toy Drive. Christmas was definitely made brighter for children and families in our community.

Happy Holidays From Dominican Village!!


November 27, 2018

The Most Wonderful time of the year

To kick off The Most Wonderful time of the year; the National Grid Choir arrived bright and early to Dominican Village to serenade the Residents with all the Holiday Favorites. We are grateful for their time and compassion to our residents. They brought joy, soulful sounds and many smiles!

November 8, 2018

We Salute Our Veterans

Veterans Luncheon on November 8th 2018 at Dominican Village On November 8th Dominican Village hosted a very special luncheon for Veterans.

On November 8th Dominican Village hosted a very special luncheon for Veterans who served our Country. We thank the 175 Veterans who came out and celebrated with Dominican Village’s residents and staff who also served. We honor and Salute our Brave Veterans for their Service to our Country.

October 12, 2018

Pallet Paint Night

Dominican Village Paint Night

Approximately 50 professionals from a variety of licensed Home Care Agencies and Assisted Living Facilities networked, ate good food and showed off their crafty side.


October 11, 2018

Volunteers Needed

Dominican Village is looking for volunteers to assist us in implementing an array of artistic and cultural programs for the enjoyment of our senior residents.

Dominican Village is a not-for-profit, non-sectarian senior housing/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 senior residents a choice of programs and services which foster independence, promote physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health and maximize opportunities for socialization.”

Contact Sarah Fitzpatrick for further information at (631) 842-6167.


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
Click on image above

October 1st, 2018

Bethpage Best of LI 2019

Best of LI NominationOctober 1st - December 15, 2018

Greetings Dominican Village Family Members, Friends & Supporters,

Dominican Village has been nominated for the Best of Long Island 2019 contest.  We are asking for assistance in voting for Dominican Village.  Voting begins today October 1st  through December 15, 2018.  During this time, votes are accepted one vote per category per day per person at  This means the general public, you, family, residents and staff can each vote for Dominican Village once a day during this 75-day period.  At the end of the voting period the nominee with the most votes in each respective category will be awarded the distinction of winning the "Bethpage Best of LI 2019."

Dominican Village nominated for the

Bethpage Best of LI 2019 Contest in the Assisted Living Category

Nominee: Dominican Village
Section: Health & Wellness
Category: Assisted Living

Hope you will vote and make us the best organization on Long Island!

Thank you for your support

Emily Monem Community Relations & Development Director

September 6, 2018

Dominican Village supports Local School 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.



September 4, 2018

Art from the Heart

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.


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!

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”.


January 9th, 2018

Holiday Giving

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. 


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.


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