100 Lake Road
Valley Cottage, NY 10989
(845) 268 6813


Testimonials

Dear Dorothy: Just a short note to thank you and your excellent staff for your kindness and consideration in helping us celebrate our 59th wedding anniversary. God bless you and thank you.

Dear Dottie, Thank you so much for being so kind to me. Everybody is great there from all departments. Thanks again!

To Everyone on the 2nd floor: Because you’ve been so very nice, it’s difficult to say – How much appreciation is in this card today, so this is meant to tell you “thanks” and then to tell you, too, the… Read more “To Everyone on the 2nd”

Dear Dorothy: I am writing on behalf of the family of my father, who was a patient at Tolstoy from June 6 to July 26, when he sadly passed away. We cannot say enough about the excellent care he received… Read more “Dear Dorothy: I am writing”

Dear Dorothy: I wanted to take this time to to thank you for all the caring, kindness and help throughout my mother’s, and my children’s grandmother’s stay at Tolstoy Nursing Home for the past 12+ years. I’m very grateful for… Read more “Caring Kindness and Help”

This is to record our sincere appreciation and gratitude to the wonderful staff at the Tolstoy Foundation Nursing Home in Valley Cottage, NY. We were visiting our father who was admitted there, and during the several occasions we were in… Read more “This is to record our”

Remani Mathew and Mathew Joseph

Dear Dorothy, Yesterday, my sister Rosemary (Fenton) Stokes and I visited a Resident at TFRNC. Upon arrival, we found her sitting primly in her chair, with a smile on her face, looking out the window. After a minute of though,… Read more “Dear Dorothy, Yesterday, my sister”

Jeanmarie (Fenton) Grahn

Dear Dorothy: On behalf of our entire family, thank you for the Mass card in dad’s honor. We will never forget the wonderful treatment dad received at Tolstoy. You and your entire staff could not have done more to make… Read more “Dear Dorothy: On behalf of”

Dear Dottie, Thank you so much for being so kind to me. Everybody is great there from all departments. Thanks again!

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A DEDICATION TO EXCELLENCE

The Tolstoy Foundation Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Inc., is a not-for-profit corporation, founded by humanitarian Alexandra Tolstoy, daughter of the famous author Leo Tolstoy, and her esteemed colleague, Tatiana Schaufuss, to minister to the needs of Russian and other Slavic-speaking people.

The Center, an easy 40-minute drive from Manhattan, Bergen and Fairfield Counties, is a 96-bed facility providing skilled nursing, rehabilitation and personal care services on a long-term or short-term basis. The facility, nestled into the hillside of Rockland County’s suburban hamlet of Valley Cottage, offers a warm and homelike environment with bright, spacious rooms looking out onto manicured grounds, blossoming fruit trees, and borders of colorful flowers and shrubs.

The physical layout of the facility is highly unusual for a nursing home – all Resident rooms are located on ground level with the administrative offices and dining area located in the two storey portion of the building.

Tolstoy Foundation Rehabilitation and Nursing Center blends state-of-the-art nursing home care with a homelike atmosphere where staff render their services, aware that each Resident is an individual, entitled to be treated with dignity. The interdisciplinary team of caregivers provides a Resident-centered approach with emphasis on meeting physical, social, cultural and spiritual needs, thus ensuring the highest attainable quality of life for each Resident. The Center encourages its Residents to maintain independence within their functional limitations and provides the support necessary to help them achieve their individual goals.