Lauren Freifeld Appointed Executive Director of Waterstone of Westchester
Real Estate In-Depth | October 8, 2021
Waterstone of Westchester, White Plains’ new upscale senior living community opening in 2022, has announced the appointment of Lauren Freifeld as its executive director. Freifeld of Mamaroneck has more than 20 years of experience serving in the senior living and healthcare industries. Prior to joining Waterstone, she served as the Executive Director of a senior living community in Ardsley.
“Lauren is a great addition to Waterstone of Westchester. As a Westchester resident, she is familiar with the community and has extensive background in the senior living industry,” said Joanna Cormac Burt, COO of Epoch Senior Living. “In addition, as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Lauren has skills that will be a great asset to Waterstone of Westchester as we welcome residents to this new community.’’
Freifeld started her career as a social worker in the healthcare industry working with older adults and later took management positions in senior living communities. In her latest position she was responsible for the overall management of a 175-apartment senior living community offering a continuum of care. During her time there, she successfully led the community during the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring all state regulations were met for the safety of residents. She received two Quality Enhancement awards recognizing her for her outstanding management skills. Freifeld received a Master’s of Science in Social Work from Columbia University and a Bachelor’s from Clark University and is a Certified Dementia Practitioner.