Veterans Honored at Wreath Dedication Ceremony
New Bridge Medical Center Honors Veterans at Wreath Dedication Ceremony at Paramus Veterans Memorial Home
New Bridge Medical Center, New Jersey’s largest hospital and the fourth-largest publicly-owned hospital in the nation, honored veterans at a wreath dedication ceremony on Wednesday, November 8 at Paramus Veterans Memorial Home. The Veterans Day event was attended by members and residents of the medical center’s long-term care division, administration, country representatives and residents from the Veterans Home.
“We are so proud to honor the men and women who have bravely fought in service of our country,” said Deborah Visconi, President and CEO, New Bridge Medical Center. “Our veterans have made enormous sacrifices defending our nation, and we are forever grateful for their service. New Bridge Medical Center will continue to pursue innovative ways to improve health care access for the nearly 40,000 veterans living in Bergen County and northern New Jersey, ensuring our veterans receive the high-quality health care they deserve.”
The wreath was presented by Katie Richardson, New Bridge Medical Center Long Term Care Vice President and Administrator and several long term care residents from New Bridge. The wreath dedication serves as reminder of the brave men and women who have defended their country.
The Paramus Veterans Memorial Home, operated by the State of New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, has served the Bergen County Veterans community for over three decades. The facility cares for nearly 340 residents, providing nursing home services to veterans who have honorably served this nation.
New Bridge Medical Center was officially renamed on October 2, 2017 when Care Plus Bergen Inc. became the new not-for-profit manager of the medical center. Care Plus Bergen is an innovative alliance between three world-class partners – Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Integrity House, and Care Plus New Jersey. Care Plus Bergen manages the day-to-day operations of New Bridge Medical Center, strengthening the hospital’s core services of behavioral health, addiction treatment, long-term care, and acute care, while ensuring greater access to primary care for all Bergen County residents, as New Bridge Medical Center continues to play a critical role in health care delivery for patients and families in Bergen County and across New Jersey.