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  • Jeff Sicklick, LNHA

    Jeff Sicklick, LNHA
    Administrator

    Jeff is not only the administrator of the Bronx Center, he is a founding partner of Centers Health Care and the personal mentor to every administrator we have had, in every facility we own. That’s because no one embodies the Center's credo of Heart, Health, Home more than Jeff. He leads by example and is never too busy for a resident, a family member, or an employee. He knows everyone by name and won’t let anyone with a problem, no matter how big or how small, leave before it is solved. Maybe it’s because he was raised that way, or because he came from a service –minded family, but Jeff is the kind of administrator that employees want to work with, and that families want taking care of their loved one. The Bronx Center is and continues to be, his creation.

  • Emilinda Chambers, RN

    Emilinda Chambers, RN
    Director of Nursing

    Each and every resident at Bronx Center is a beneficiary of Emilinda’s sincerity and depth of knowledge. A registered nurse for more than 25 years, Emilinda’s expertise and unwavering dedication to excellence in care is paramount. She has assembled a remarkable nursing team committed to providing the highest quality care to every resident. “I love elder care. It’s in my heart. And I am so blessed to be able to lend my talents to the people at the Bronx Center”. And we are blessed to have her!

  • Pegeen Magalong, PT

    Pegeen Magalong, PT
    Director of Therapy

    Pegeen joined the Bronx Center family in 2000 and made an immediate impact. Helping to oversee the physical, occupational and speech therapy unit here as well as the on-going in-service training that keeps our therapists up to date on the most current practices and protocols. But most important is the tone set by Pegeen in the therapy gym. Therapy can be difficult at times and the therapist and patient need to form a team, a personal bond, a commitment that will achieve their common goal together. That’s the attitude that Pegeen has fostered and our good outcomes in every aspect of therapy are testimony to how well it works. And even on the hardest workout days, there’s always one constant sound coming from the gym – laughter. Because success is fun!

  • Michael Vega, LMSW

    Michael Vega, LMSW
    Director of Social Services

    Michael Vega is one of the first friends our new residents make when they arrive at the Bronx Center. A graduate of Southern Connecticut State University with a Masters in Social Work, Michael knew at a very young age that he wanted to pursue a meaningful career in Social Work. Shortly thereafter, he found the perfect place to fulfill that dream at Bronx Center. A qualified social work professional, Michael provides support and counseling to our residents and their families and the world of Bronx Center always looks brighter behind his infectious smile.