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The Eliot at Catskill

Located in the cozy town of Catskill, The Eliot at Catskill sits on over 5 acres of beautiful lawns and gardens who’s sheer green beauty can be viewed from indoor sunrooms or shaded outdoor patios. Its location provides the feeling of peaceful country living while being only minutes from restaurants and shopping in downtown Catskill.

When living at home is no longer a safe and viable option, The Eliot at Catskill offers a wonderful solution. We provide your loved ones with high quality Residential and Personal Care services in a comfortable home-like setting. The Eliot at Catskill offers a range of beautifully decorated rooms and suites complete with private waiting rooms. Indoor lounges, beauty salon and even a full-sized theater help our residents live life to their fullest capacity. The Eliot at Catskill truly is distinctive senior living!

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Check in your “to-do list” by our doorstep. Leave the groceries, cleaning, and all other daily chores to us! The Eliot at Catskill residents get to enjoy their new freedom in a comfortable, clean and home-like environment surrounded by friends and people who will do whatever it takes to help. Our robust roster of (amenities and) services was designed from the perspective of our residents. It’s how we at The Eliot at Catskill would want to be treated too.

The Eliot at Catskill offers Residential & Personal Care Services like no other setting. Our residents have come to expect the same level of comfort and security as they would enjoy in their own homes.

  • Studio, one bedroom and semi private suites
  • Three delicious homemade meals and refreshments daily
  • Special diets offered based on dietary needs
  • Daily recreational activities. View activity calendar
  • 24 hour Security and Receptionist Services
  • Daily Housekeeping Services
  • Assistance with Medication Management
  • Personal Care and Bathing Assistance
  • Laundry and Linen Services
  • Arrangement with Transportation for Medical Appointments
  • Emergency call system
  • Complete fire protection system
  • Beauty Parlor
  • Cable Television
  • WIFI

Assisted Living Program

  • Provides Nursing & Personal Care in a home like setting
  • Allows your loved ones to age in place as opposed to moving to a nursing home
  • Assisted Living Program costs are covered by NYS Medicaid
  • Learn more about the Assisted Living Program

Colleen Vincent

Executive Director

I am from Ravena, New York.

I have been working at The Eliot at Catskill for over 6 years.

I graduated from Russell Sage College in Troy, New York, and have been in healthcare for the past 7 years.

My focus is acting as a community liaison and intake.

My hobbies are baking and art

I enjoy wine or a Bloody Mary.

My favorite movie is “One Fine Day.”

I love my residents and the positive connections I make every day within our community.

The best tip that I give to prospective residents and families is that adjustment is a process we specialize in. It’s okay to be overwhelmed.

Rebecca Linscott

Director of Case Management

I live in Catskill, New York.

I have been working at The Eliot for the past year.

I graduated from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and have been in this field for over 20 years.

I assist residents to achieve and maintain optimum social, mental, spiritual, and emotional well-being. I serve as a resource for residents and their families.

My hobbies include hunting, fishing, shooting, watching sports, and day trips with friends.

My favorite drink on the weekends is a refreshing Rumchata on the rocks.

My favorite movie is “Love & Basketball.”

What I most enjoy about my job is interacting with residents and their families.

The best tip that I give to prospective residents and their families is to ask a lot of questions and convey your expectations.

Beth Doty

Case Manager

Hudson, NY

I have worked at the Eliot since March 2020 month but have worked with the Eliot for years with other agencies.

I went to Columbia Greene Community College and have worked in this Field for 12 years.

I provide resource and support for the resident and there family while making sure they are provided safe daily living.

My hobbies include Baking, Cooking, and Making crafts

My favorite movie is “A Walk To Remember”

What I most enjoy the unknown and the new tasks they everyday brings.

The best tip that I give to prospective residents and their families is that you want to make sure they’ll be well cared for and are also looking for a good fit for their lifestyle and personality. The distance to you or other relatives might be an important consideration as well, but most important is that you want them to feel like this is their home.

Michele Shackley

Food Service Director

Born at Columbia Memorial Hospital

I started working at The Eliot in 2018.

I attended school at Cairo-Durham.

My hobbies include Camping, Fishing, Hikes, & Making Crafts with my family

My favorite drink is San Pellegrino ( Prickly Pear & Orange)

My favorite movie is “West Side Story” & “The Godfather”

What I most enjoy about my job is working with our company in providing valuable services not only to our residents but also to their family & Friends and our Staff.

The best tip that I give to prospective residents and their families is to give your loved one positive reassurance that they are moving into a new chapter of their lives, rather than ending the life they have always known.

Dennis Smith

Environmental Services Director

Born In Catskill, Make my home in Leeds.

I started working at The Eliot in 2020.

I went to college for electrical maintenance and computers.

I maintain the upkeep of the facility to make sure Residents and Staff are Safe and Comfortable.

My hobbies include Playing Guitar, Working in my Project Music Studio

My favorite drink on the weekends is a Vodka/Cranberry.

My favorite movie is “Jaws”

What I most enjoy about my job is interacting with residents and staff in the community.

The best tip that I give to prospective residents and their families is to be prepared to become family.

Mercedes Brantley

Office Manager

I reside in Catskill, New York.

I have been working at the Eliot for three months.

I graduated from Columbia Greene Community College, and have been in this field for 4+ years.

Some of my tasks include scheduling appointments, banking, and transportation.

I enjoy playing with my kids, sightseeing. and making memories.

I enjoy having a nice Margarita on the Rocks with salt all around my rim!

My two favorite movies are “Pay it Forward” and “Heaven is for Real.”

My favorite TV series is “Scandal.”

I enjoy most about my work is the lovely people I work for and with!

My one tip to prospective residents and families is to value each moment with your loved ones!



122 Jefferson Heights, Catskill, NY 12414, United States

Age really is just a number. Our seniors enjoy a wide variety of social and private activities offered on a daily basis. From Yoga, Bingo and Manicures to Sunday Mass, Baking Clubs and Horse Racing, our programming is truly unique. See here for yourself!

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