Medical Director

Our Medical Director, Dr. Sandip Parikh, is an independant medical doctor who is aligned with our phylosophy of “old fashioned values” that is to say, our residents become like family.

Mental Health

We are proud to have on staff the Drs. Mazur, both of whom are psychiatrists specializing in and older population. They are successful in assisting our guests in all phases of behavioral adjustments and are available for counseling whenever necessary.


Dr. Whiteman, our consulting neurologist, is an expert in his field. He is extremely approachable and is available on an as-needed basis.

Social Services

Rose Garden employs two full time Social Work staff, Meaghan McDowell, MSW and Trish Groesch,CSW, . They are available from the day of admission, will remain at your service throughout your stay, and will assist with discharge as well. Experienced in every facet of the sub-acute and long-term care experience, they, along with our administrators, will provide you with answers to your questions and solutions for your concerns should they arise.


Our on-staff podiatrist, Dr. Chris Blakeslee, is a trusted member of the Rose Garden team who visits each guest on a regularly scheduled basis.

Laboratory Services

We have mobile laboratory services available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week as needed with technicians sensitive to the needs of our guests. STAT results are always available.


We have a mobile X-Ray services available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week as needed, with technicians sensitive to the needs of our guests. Results are reported promptly to our on-site medical team.

Dining Services

The Rose Garden philosophy of excellence in all areas is highlighted in our dining services, headed by our superb chef, Ira Levine, and his personally trained kitchen staff. We strive to ensure that what we prepare each day for every meal is delicious, beautifully served, therapeutically correct, and healthful. We purchase locally grown, organic vegetables and fruits in season; our fish is always fresh; fine wine is available at dinner. We uphold the standards of the “Slow Food” (as opposed to “fast food”) movement, believing that time, effort, thought, and the highest standards of food buying and preparation are the fabric of fine dining services. We are a health facility; healthful food is at the core of good health. We serve our guests what we would want for ourselves.

Beauty Services

You have long been accustomed to your beautician or barber. While we cannot bring him or her here, we understand the importance of such a personal service. Our beautician, Susan Dickleman, is warm, engaging, and excellent at her craft; she loves her work, and it shows in our guests’ satisfaction (and beautiful grooming!). Nail care is available as well as a variety of other personal grooming services.