VNSW Opens Offices at New Waterstone of Westchester

From L-R: John Byrne, Administrator at VNS Westchester; Diane Law, Administrator at VNS Westchester; Adam Lakas, Executive Chef of Waterstone of Westchester; Rosanne Alfano, Senior Advisor at Waterstone of Westchester; Lauren Freifeld, Executive Director Waterstone of Westchester; Regina Melly, Director of Business Development at VNS Westchester; Ellen Mancuso, Business Office Manager at Waterstone of Westchester; Patrice Griffiths, Waterstone of Westchester; Madelyn Silverstein, Life Enrichment Director at Waterstone of Westchester. 

The newest independent senior living community, which opened its doors in White Plains in March, is partnering with the Visiting Nurse Service in Westchester (VNSW) to offer its residents the security of knowing that they will have the best care should they need it. 


VNS Westchester celebrated the opening of its office on April 1 with a ribbon cutting ceremony.


“We’ve partnered with VNS Westchester because they are, quite simply, the largest and best home healthcare provider in the region,’’ said Lauren Freifeld, Executive Director of Waterstone of Westchester. “While most of our residents are active and independent, it’s a comfort to know that they will have access to high quality care right in their own community.’’


Founded in 1901, VNS Westchester, has over a century of experience providing unparalleled, skilled nursing, rehabilitation, home health aides, social work and care coordination services to people right at home. VNS Westchester is accredited every three years by CHAP (Community Health Accreditation Program), and consistently exceeds that organization’s national standard of excellence.


Among some of the services VNS Westchester can provide to residents are: 


• Regular visits and care management by a registered nurse

• Physical, occupational and speech rehabilitation

• Medical social work

• Medication management

• Consultations with a registered dietician

• Home health aides

• TeleHealth remote monitoring


Located on Bloomingdale Road in White Plains, the luxury independent senior residence for 62 + includes 132 apartments and offers a full array of exceptional amenities including a movie theater, fitness center, indoor pool, lobby bar, art studio and salon. Services include chauffeured car service, garage parking and on-site concierge. Gourmet cuisine, which is served in a variety of on-site dining venues, is prepared by professional chefs who use locally sourced and seasonal ingredients.  


Waterstone of Westchester features a choice of spacious one-bedroom, two-bedroom and two-bedroom plus den apartments, complete with elegant high-end finishes and upgrades. 


Waterstone of Westchester is the latest best-in-class independent living community created by leaders in the field EPOCH Senior Living and National Development. EPOCH Senior Living operates 13 senior living communities in the Northeast. Waterstone of Westchester is the company’s first independent living community in New York State.  


For more information about Waterstone of Westchester, visit or call 914-821-6369.