Welcome To The Jenkins Family


After an extensive executive search process, the Jenkins Living Center Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Kasey Klapprodt has accepted the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of Jenkins Living Center, Inc. in Watertown.

Kasey is a native of Rapid City, SD, and has worked in skilled nursing facilities in Rapid City and most recently as Executive Director at Sage View Care Center with EmpRes Healthcare in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Kasey was a scholarship student athlete at South Dakota State University and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the university.

“The Board of Directors looks forward to Kasey leading the Jenkins organization into the future,” said Mike Kluck, Chairman of the Jenkins Board of Directors. “We have a wonderful culture of caring at Jenkins and found that Kasey shares our vision of creating a family atmosphere for both our residents and employees. I would like to thank the Search Committee and Board for their dedication during the search process. We are also thankful for the input from the Jenkins department supervisors. Our Board and staff are confident that Kasey is well equipped to lead us into the future.”

Kasey is expected to begin his duties at Jenkins Living Center on February 20th. His wife Kaitlyn, and their 6-month-old son, Myles, are excited to move to Watertown and be near family.


The Jenkins family of services is committed to providing excellence in housing, skilled nursing and comprehensive therapy for our residents or patients. Our professional team has one goal in mind…to exceed resident and family expectations.

Jenkins provides individualized compassionate care, an expansive line of therapy services including inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation for all ages and safe & secure housing options for the elderly and disabled. The skilled nursing care is provided by professionally trained staff throughout the organization.

Please browse through this site as well as our Jenkins Living Center Facebook Page to see just how your family becomes our family. We hope this will be beneficial in making an important choice when services are needed by you or your family. Please contact us if you would like more information or a personal tour to see why we are a ‘living center.”

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