Denise Bothwell promoted to executive director of Elderwood at Wheatfield campus

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 managed long term care plan, Elderwood Transportation and Woodmark Pharmacy. For more information, visit

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