By Thomas J. Prohaska The Buffalo News The Odd Fellow and Rebekah Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Lockport officially became Elderwood at Lockport Tuesday. Last March, the Odd Fellow board sold the 126-bed nursing home to Elderwood for $10 million. At the time, administrator Eugene L. Urban said the local board had been seeking a buyer for three or four years, and chose Elderwood from among six potential suitors. Shari Hutchison will be the new administrator of Elderwood at Lockport, according to a news release from Post Acute Partners, Elderwood's parent firm. Elderwood operates nursing homes or assisted living facilities in eight Erie County communities and in Wheatfield, its only other Niagara County location. It also operates facilities in Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. See Full Article...

Elderwood at Lockport, formerly Odd Fellow & Rebekah Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 104 Old Niagara Road, became the newest member of the Elderwood Care community effective Tuesday. It will be led by Administrator Shari Hutchison. “We are pleased to welcome Odd Fellow & Rebekah into the Elderwood family of companies. This acquisition allows Elderwood to expand its presence further into Niagara County,” Dr. Jeffrey Rubin, co-chief executive officer, said. “We plan to leverage the excellent reputation and care provided by the staff, and will work together to enhance the services provided at the facility.” It is the second addition of Elderwood facilities in Niagara County; the company operates a facility in Wheatfield as well. Elderwood provides skilled nursing care, specialized subacute care, rehabilitation, assisted living, independent living and memory care services in western and central New York, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania. It is part of a larger group of health care companies owned by Post Acute Partners, which operates pediatric facilities in Pennsylvania, the Elderwood Health Plan managed long-term care plan, Elderwood Transportation and Woodmark Pharmacy. See Full Article...

The $10 million deal for Odd Fellow & Rebekah Rehabilitation & Health Care Center gives Elderwood a second site in Niagara County, joining a facility at the other end of the county in Wheatfield. stokkete By Tracey Drury  –  Reporter, Buffalo Business First Elderwood has completed its acquisition of a Lockport skilled nursing facility, the third deal to close this month. The $10 million deal for Odd Fellow & Rebekah Rehabilitation & Health Care Center gives Elderwood a second site in Niagara County, joining a facility at the other end of the county in Wheatfield. Just last week, the company completed the acquisition of the 82-bed Adirondack Tri-County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Inc., now known as Elderwood at North Creek; which followed an $11.5 million sale that closed Jan. 2 for the nonprofit Lakeside Beikirch Care Center, a 120-bed residential health care facility now known as Elderwood of Lakeside at Brockport. Elderwood at Lockport, the new name for the 126-bed Odd Fellow site, provides long-term care and skilled nursing, as well as adult medical day services, cardiac telemetry, respite care, memory care and subacute services, such as cardiac rehab, orthopedic rehab and wound care. No major changes are planned, said Dr. Jeffrey Rubin, co-CEO for Elderwood...

Purchase enables Elderwood to expand in Niagara County region LOCKPORT, NY – Elderwood at Lockport, formerly Odd Fellow & Rebekah Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, becomes the newest member of the Elderwood Care Community, effective Tuesday, January 30, 2018. The skilled nursing facility is located at 104 Old Niagara Road, Lockport, NY. Last year the Odd Fellow & Rebekah’s Board of Directors actively sought a buyer that had the residents’ and local community’s interests at heart. Elderwood has a reputation for providing high-quality care, something that is reflected in its quality reporting measures and patient satisfaction scores. "We are pleased to welcome Odd Fellow & Rebekah into the Elderwood family of companies. This acquisition allows Elderwood to expand its presence further into Niagara County," Dr. Jeffrey Rubin, Co-Chief Executive Officer, said. "We plan to leverage the excellent reputation and care provided by the staff, and will work together to enhance the services provided at the facility." Fundamental to the company mission and values is the goal to ensure care remains local. Providing quality health care to local communities is important to Elderwood, as it focuses on building a deep and local presence in the markets they serve. Elderwood at Lockport will be led by...

BUFFALO, NY – Denise Bothwell has been named executive director of Elderwood at Wheatfield community at 2600 Niagara Falls Boulevard, Wheatfield. Ms. Bothwell previously held the role of Administrator at Elderwood at Lancaster for more than five years and led the facility to become a center of excellence in quality, earning a five-star Medicare rating and 2017-18 Best Nursing Home ranking from U.S. News & World Report. "She has developed a culture and exceptional environment for employees, a warm home for residents and outstanding service for patients," Elderwood’s Chief Operations Officer Phil Quillard said. "I know that her experience, unique talents and leadership abilities will serve us well on this beautiful campus as we continue to expand services to that community." As executive director, she will oversee all aspects of operation for Elderwood at Wheatfield skilled nursing facility, Elderwood Assisted Living at Wheatfield and Elderwood Residences at Wheatfield, an independent living facility. Elderwood provides skilled nursing care, specialized subacute care, rehabilitation, assisted living, independent living and memory care services in Western and Central New York, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania. Elderwood is part of a larger group of health care companies owned by Post Acute Partners, which operates pediatric facilities in Pennsylvania, Elderwood Health Plan...