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MAHWAH, N.J., July 22, 2015  — Valley Health System and Brandywine Living at Mahwah are collaborating to bring high-quality medical care, rehabilitation therapy, and wellness services to residents of the new assisted living community located at 814 Wyckoff Avenue.

Through this collaboration, Valley Health System – which comprises The Valley Hospital, Valley Home Care, and Valley Medical Group – will offer Brandywine residents the following on-site services:

  • Rehabilitation therapy provided by Valley Home Care physical therapists and occupational therapists;
  • On-site primary care provided by Valley Medical Group primary care physician Raymond Eskow, M.D., and referrals to other specialists as needed;
  • Healthcare coordination between The Valley Hospital and Valley Health System’s healthcare providers and Brandywine’s licensed nursing team;
  • Fitness classes, a Speakers Bureau, yoga, health screenings, and other wellness programs; and Aquatic therapy classes.

“Collaborating with Brandywine Senior Living to bring Valley Health System services to residents of this vibrant new Mahwah residence aligns with Valley’s mission to deliver the right care in the right setting in our community,” says Audrey Meyers, president and CEO of The Valley Hospital and Valley Health System. “Our collaboration supports seamless care between our facilities, which benefits both residents and their families at every stage of the healthcare continuum.”

This collaboration also brings together two healthcare executives who were classmates at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania –- Ms. Meyers and Brenda Bacon, Brandywine Senior Living’s president and CEO. Both earned their master of business administration degrees from The Wharton School.

“Valley was our only choice when we sought a quality healthcare organization to provide these important services for our Brandywine at Mahwah residents so they can safely and comfortably age in place within their new home,” says Ms. Bacon. “Most of our residents are quite familiar with Valley’s valued services and use them already, so our collaboration provides a smooth transition for all their current and future healthcare needs.”

Brandywine Living at Mahwah is now open. Please call Nicole Greco or Meagan Minutulo at
(201) 800-8070 to schedule a tour.

About Valley Health System
Valley Health System is a regional healthcare system that serves residents in northern New Jersey and southern New York. It includes The Valley Hospital, a 451-bed, not-for-profit, acute-care hospital; Valley Home Care, which offers a full spectrum of services to meet a variety of healthcare needs; and Valley Medical Group, a multispecialty group practice of doctors and advanced practice professionals.  For more information