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Jersen Construction completes work on Shaker Place Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

Sitting area at Shaker Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Jersen Construction Group has completed our largest single contract dollar project to date. The $69M Shaker Place Rehabilitaton and Nursing Center in Colonie, NY.

Owned by Albany County, Shaker Place has recently undergone an $80 million renovation project. Spanning 2017-2022, the project includes the addition of 77,000 square feet, and features new facilities including an expansion of the common areas, private rooms accessible on the ground floor, and energy efficient equipment and lighting.

Jersen served as General Contractor for renovations and additions, including: new storm and sewer drainage systems, parking areas, nine additions and complete renovation of the existing facility, all lighting, electrical, HVAC and an integrated BMS system. The entire project was completed while the building was occupied, without interruption of services.

Lounge at the Shaker Rehabilitation and Nursing Center


Angerame Architects P.C.





Recognized for their commitment to improving services and providing the very best in care for  residents, in October 2018 Shaker Place received the 2018 Bronze National Quality Award from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). Shaker Place was one of only four recipients throughout the State of New York. And most recently, Shaker Place is proud to announce that in August of 2020, they achieved the 2020 Silver National Quality Award from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living.

The AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Program is a progressive, three-step process that encourages the continuous learning, development, and execution of integrated quality systems to achieve performance excellence. Each progressive step requires a more detailed and comprehensive demonstration of quality integration and performance. The criteria for each step is based on the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program.

2020 Silver Award LogoSilver—Achievement in Quality Award recipients provide an extensive assessment of their systematic approaches, performance measures, and sustainable organizational and process results that are linked to the key customer requirements, success factors, and challenges previously identified through the achievement of earning the Bronze—Commitment to Quality Award.

Times Union’s 2022 “Best Senior Living Facility” was awarded to Shaker Place in their annual Best of The Capital Region poll. We understand that doctors, nurses and other medical professionals are indispensable, which is why we’re honored that Times Union readers and our surrounding community voted us the Best in the Capital Region.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services logo5-Star CMS Quality Rating is awarded after undergoing rigorous health and staffing inspections as well as quality measures, Shaker Place has been able to achieve the prestigious 5-star CMS Quality rating through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. This rating considers 15 different physical and clinical measures for nursing home residents. CMS created the Five-Star Quality Rating System to help consumers, their families, and caregivers compare nursing homes more easily and we are extremely proud of this designation.

2022 Winner of Newsweek’s Best Nursing Homes in America, Shaker Place was proudly announced as one of Newsweek’s Best Nursing Homes in 2022. Receiving this award greatly reflected the hard work of our staff and leaders, who’ve worked tirelessly to offer excellent and reliable quality care. To receive this award, Shaker Place ranked highly in performance, reputation, and COVID-19 response.


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