LECOM Health Acquires Independence Court of Erie

Enhanced personal care facility to be renamed “Parkside at Glenwood,” joins the LECOM Institute for Successful Aging network of services for older adults

ERIE, Pa. (October 4, 2022) – LECOM Health announced today the organization has purchased Independence Court of Erie and has renamed the location “Parkside at Glenwood.” The facility, located at 41 West Gore Road in Erie, offers enhanced personal care and a memory care unit.

“The LECOM Institute for Successful Aging provides the most comprehensive care for older adults in our region, and the addition of Parkside at Glenwood affords us the opportunity to serve even more residents in need of assisted living and memory care services,” said Dr. James Lin, president of the LECOM Institute for Successful Aging.

LECOM staff and administration were at the facility yesterday greeting employees and patients to welcome them to the organization. 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 Glenwood, the LECOM Institute for Successful Aging now includes eight senior living communities throughout northwest Pennsylvania: Parkside at Corry and Parkside at Westminster provide exclusively independent living, 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 complete academic health system that also consists of the Millcreek Community Hospital, Corry Memorial Hospital, and Medical Associates of Erie. Additional services of the LECOM Institute for Successful Aging include the LECOM Visiting Nurses Association, Share Care housing, and a multi-specialty geriatric clinic.

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LECOM Health is a highly innovative, multi-faceted health care 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 Parkside Senior Living Communities, LECOM Medical Fitness and Wellness Center, LECOM Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 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 more than 16,000 health care professionals through its cutting-edge, student-centered College of Osteopathic Medicine, School of Pharmacy, School of Dental Medicine, School of Health Services Administration and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at campuses in Erie and Greensburg, Pennsylvania, Bradenton, Florida, and Elmira, New York.


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


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