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Welcome to The Sentinel of Rockland!

Nestled in the picturesque hills of Rockland County in Upstate New York, our luxurious assisted-living offers an impeccable blend of warmth and professionalism. Relax in your hotel-like personal accommodations after an energizing day of socializing with new lifelong friends. Your dedicated medical team is here to offer assistance for all your physical needs while our concierge awaits to fulfill your every request. The assisted-living space has been elevated forever — experience it for yourself! Your journey toward your best life begins today… It begins at The Sentinel of Rockland. 

THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME

When living at home is no longer a safe and viable option, The Sentinel of Rockland offers a simple solution. We provide your loved ones with high-quality Residential and Personal Care services in a comfortable homelike setting.

Resident Services:

The Sentinel is licensed by the New York State Department of Health and includes:

  • Assistance with activities of daily living (i.e., bathing, dressing, safety assurance, supervision and ‘round-the-clock care, if needed.)
  • Healthcare services are provided by a Licensed Home Care Services Agency
  • Wellness Center featuring an on-site internist, podiatrist, physical and occupational therapists.
  • Medication assistance program managed by licensed nurses
  • Three nutritious home-cooked meals shared in our spectacular dining room
  • Private Dining Room for family gatherings
  • A dynamic array of activities
  • Transportation to local excursions
  • Indoor and outdoor children’s play area
  • A library, parlor, internet café, walking paths, sun decks, solarium, movie theater and more!
  • A lifestyle that promotes independence and choice

Luxurious Home Amenities

We work hard to make sure that each of our residents feel at home when they come to The Sentinel. 

  • Choice of numerous floor plans
  • Beautiful furniture and plush, carpeted rooms
  • Flat-screen televisions
  • Individually controlled heating and air conditioning
  • Emergency call systems in bedrooms and bathrooms
  • Daily housekeeping, laundry and linen services
  • Cable television and WiFi
  • Gourmet meals
  • Endless entertainment and social activities

Nicole Cilenti

Executive Director

Three words to describe you and your job title at The Sentinel?
Enthusiastic, Empathetic and Driven

What city do I live in?
Blauvelt, NY

Favorite ice cream?
Mint chocolate Chip

What do I enjoy most about my job?
Everything! It is truly an honor to be able to embark on the journey of the next chapter to another individual’s life. Our Residents and their Families become part of our extended family and for that, it is always a pleasure to come to work. As for the Team aspect of my job, it is a privilege to lead a Team who has the same passion and desire to optimize the lives of the Resident’s in our home by providing them with the support, care and service they desire and deserve. 

What tips would you give prospective residents and their families?
Embracing change can sometimes be scary but with every turn is a new adventure. Trust in the care we provide and maintain open communication with our Team so that we can assist you during your transition and allow us to embrace the process with you.

Geraldine Fernandez

Assistant Executive Director

Three words to describe you and your job title at The Sentinel?
Engaged, Excited to learn and grow

What city do I live in?
Warwick, NY 

Favorite ice cream?
Chocolate Chip Mint

What do I enjoy most about my job?
Interaction with the residents and staff

What tips would you give prospective residents and their families?
• Get acquainted with neighbors. …
• Familiarize yourself with community caregivers and staff. …
• Spend time with loved ones. …
• Get involved in community events and activities. …
• Dine with other residents and members of staff

Alexandra Grilli

Director of Admissions

Three words to describe you and your job title at the Sentinel?
Caring, passionate and motivated.

What city do I live in?
Nanuet, NY.

Favorite Ice Cream?
Chocolate and vanilla soft-serve swirl.

What do I enjoy most about my job?
Being able to help incoming residents find an amazing new home with the help and care they need.

What tips would you give prospective residents and their families?
It can be hard to decide that you, or a parent/loved one, have reached a point where you/they require further assistance and care. However, knowing that they are in a wonderful, supportive living environment can provide peace of mind for the family and provides an enhanced quality of life for the residents.

Ena Kaplan

Business Office Manager

Three words to describe you and your job title at The Sentinel?
Challenging, fun, and rewarding

What city do I live in?
Tappan, New York

Favorite ice cream?
Vanilla with Carmel

What do I enjoy most about my job?
Having great people to work with! Learning something new every day. Getting to know the residents.

What tips would you give prospective residents and their families?
Try new things! Everybody is nervous when they move in. You are not alone here and you will have all the support of management, staff and other residents to make you feel like this truly is your new home!

Daron Dyke

Food Service Director

Three words to describe you and your job title at The Sentinel?
Self-Aware, Determined, Confident

What city do I live in?
Spring Valley, NY

Favorite ice cream?
Cookies & Cream

What do I enjoy most about my job?
Creating Systems and building the foundation of an elevated dining experience for the Residents.

What tips would you give prospective residents and their families?
Embrace all aspects of life even through adversity.

Kelly O’Brein

Director of Life Enrichment

Three words to describe you and your job title at The Sentinel?
Eclectic, collaborative, and creative

What city do I live in?
Sloatsburg, NY.

Favorite ice cream?
Strawberry

What do I enjoy most about my job?
I love connecting with the residents and coming up with new activities to keep them excited.

What tips would you give prospective residents and their families?
Come and join us for activities. I believe staying active mentally, physically, and emotionally is how we keep ourselves well. Some things will be hard, but we just have to do what we can and forget the rest! You can always find a friend in the Life Enrichment Center!

Al Herrera

Director of Environmental Services

Three words to describe you and your job title at The Sentinel?
Passionate, Dedicated & Attentive

What city do I live in?
Middletown, NY

Favorite ice cream?
Cookies & Cream

What do I enjoy most about my job?
Helping the residents

What tips would you give prospective residents and their families?
It’s a great Building with an AWESOME group of people willing to help.

Jillian Villani

Director of Community Relations

Three words to describe you and your job title at The Sentinel?
Three words to describe myself would be, kind, outgoing, and motivated.

What city do I live in?
I live in Montgomery, NY

Favorite ice cream?
My favorite Ice Cream is Mint Chip.

What do I enjoy most about my job?
I love that I get to meet new people on a regular basis. I love that I get to be creative and think outside the box.

What tips would you give prospective residents and their families?
A tip that I would give to prospective residents and their families would be to take this process and transition one day at a time and know that our team is here to help during the process. We want this to be as comfortable and seamless as possible for the resident and their families.

The Sentinel of Rockland is truly the most beautiful assisted-living home I have ever seen. It feels more like a hotel! I’m so happy my mom is going to be staying here. I know she’ll be comfortable while getting the care she needs.

– Kelsey W.

Debbie took us on a tour, and, I have to say, we’re so impressed. From the employees to the gorgeous home to the impressive care they offer, I know this is the perfect choice for dad’s care.

– Thomas Y.

I never thought we’d be able to afford a place this nice for our mom. The Sentinel of Rockland team is really helping us every step of the way. I feel like we’re getting the best possible care for her in the most welcoming place. Thanks!

– Pardeep D.

    The Sentinel of Rockland
    200 Rella Blvd,
    Montbello, NY 10901
    Tel: 845.203.4500