LECOM Health Acquires Elmwood Gardens


ERIE, Pa. (October 4, 2023) – LECOM Health announced today the organization has purchased Elmwood Gardens, located at 2628 Elmwood Avenue in Erie, and is renaming the independent living and personal care communities “Parkside at Elmwood,” and the skilled nursing facility will be “LECOM at Elmwood Gardens.”


LECOM staff and administration have already begun working with employees, residents, and their families on the transition.  Current residents will not be affected by the sale and all staff were extended the opportunity to be retained.


With the addition of Parkside at Elmwood and LECOM at Elmwood Gardens, LECOM Health now has a total of ten senior living communities throughout northwest Pennsylvania: Parkside at Corry and Parkside at Westminster provide exclusively independent living, Parkside at Glenwood provides exclusively personal care, Parkside at North East and Parkside Regency at South Shore offer independent living and personal care apartments, and LECOM Nursing and Rehabilitation, LECOM Senior Living Center, and LECOM at Village Square provide skilled nursing services.




LECOM Health is a highly innovative, multi-faceted healthcare and education system. As the nation’s only osteopathic academic health center, LECOM Health includes Millcreek Community Hospital, Corry Memorial Hospital, Medical Associates of Erie, LECOM Senior Living Center, LECOM Senior Living Communities, LECOM Medical Fitness and Wellness Center, LECOM Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LECOM at Village Square, LECOM Center for Health and Aging, the Visiting Nurse Association of Erie County, the Achievement Center of LECOM Health, and Corry Counseling Services of LECOM Health. At the core of LECOM Health is the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM), the largest and one of the most affordable medical schools in the country. Since 1993, LECOM has trained nearly 16,000 healthcare professionals through its cutting-edge, student-centered College of Osteopathic Medicine, School of Pharmacy, School of Dental Medicine, School of Podiatric Medicine, School of Health Services Administration and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at campuses in Erie and Greensburg, Pa., Bradenton, Fla., and Elmira, N.Y.

For More Information:
Matt Bresee
VP, Marketing, Communications & Organizational Culture
(814) 881-6984, mbresee@lecom.edu