The GreenFields Continuing Care Community
In October, 2018, the Niagara Lutheran Health System celebrated the 20th anniversary of The GreenFields Continuing Care Community!
The Niagara Lutheran Health System began in 1956 as the Niagara Lutheran Home & Rehabilitation Center at 64 Hager Street on Buffalo’s East Side. In 1990, the organization began operating the Niagara Lutheran Delaware Home at 1040 Delaware Avenue, in addition to the Hager Street facility.
Development of The GreenFields campus started in the mid 1990’s, when Niagara Lutheran’s Board of Directors focused on developing a continuing care community where various levels of senior care would be provided on a single campus. January 1, 1996, marked the incorporation of the Niagara Lutheran Health System, with Jurgen Arndt as President/CEO. Later that year, the 52 acre Mang family farm on Broadway in Lancaster was purchased as the location for The GreenFields campus.
The first phase of the project was a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, and on June 22, 1997, construction began. On October 2, 1998, 120 residents from the Niagara Lutheran Delaware Home were moved into their new home at GreenField Health & Rehabilitation Center. The residents had breakfast in the old Niagara Lutheran Delaware Home, and lunch at in their new home at The GreenFields. The Niagara Lutheran Delaware Home was then closed.
Our 2018 Leadership Council campaign supported projects such as the expansion of GreenField Health & Rehabilitation Center with the conversion of 24 semi-private rooms to private rooms. To date, we continue to experience an increase in the demand for our short-term rehabilitation and subacute care, with the request for these additional private rooms.
The total cost of this expansion was $4 million. If you would like to donate to the future of GreenField Health & Rehabilitation Center, please click here and write “GreenField Health & Rehabilitation Center” in the comments section. For more information on how you can help ensure our continued growth, please contact the Niagara Lutheran Health Foundation by calling 716-684-0202, or via e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Take a look back at the start of GreenField Health & Rehabilitation Center in the photo gallery below.
GREENFIELD HEALTH & REHABILITATION CENTER
Skilled Nursing/ Respite Care
5949 Broadway Street,
Lancaster, NY 14086
To arrange a tour call 716.684.3000 or schedule online.