Cedar Mountain Commons | Our Team

James Casey, Executive Director

James Casey, Executive Director

Jim Casey is a recognized professional with more than 35 years’ experience in the assisted living, long-term care, and the CCRC (continuing care retirement community) field. Jim’s attention to detail and focus on customer service helps set Cedar Mountain Commons apart from the rest. Well respected in the Hartford HealthCare network, Jim pulls all resources together resulting in the best service seniors and their families have come to expect from this fine continuum of care.
James.Casey@hhchealth.org

Marie Pugliese, Retirement Counselor

Marie Pugliese, Retirement Counselor

Marie Pugliese, who holds 30-plus years of customer assistance experience, shares her warmth and sincerity in welcoming and acclimating new residents to Cedar Mountain Commons. Her background in assisted living, retirement services, college admissions and marketing gives her multi-faceted expertise in assessing the needs and building relationships with individuals and families. Her attention to detail ensures that residents receive the appropriate services to ensure that they can maintain the highest level of independence in their new community.
Marie.Pugliese@hhchealth.org

Teri Koza-Bliven, Resident Service Coordinator and Social Worker

Teri Koza-Bliven, Resident Service Coordinator and Social Worker

Teri Koza-Bliven brings more than 35 years of experience in the healthcare field as a case manager and counselor, and case worker/placement coordinator at Hartford Hospital. Now she closely works with residents and families to facilitate a smooth transition from independent living in their own home to the Cedar Mountain Commons community, addressing individual needs and issues to ensure that each person successfully acclimates. She also provides assistance with coordinating healthcare services as residents age in place and serves as a resource for community supports. She values the relationships she builds with every individual and their families.
Teri.Koza-Bliven@hhchealth.org

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Lou Roca, Director of Dining Services

Lou.Roca@hhchealth.org

Debra Labbe, Activity Director

Debra Labbe, Activity Director

Debbie Labbe has more than 25 years of experience developing and managing various educational and recreational projects in the healthcare industry. Debbie’s strong communication skills, flair for creativity and ability to be an involved participant in the residents’ lives has earned her recognition from the Connecticut Assisted Living Association, which acknowledged her Great Artists program with a Managed Residential Services Award. In 2014, Debbie received a Clarence J. Silvia Leadership Award for her exemplary dedication to Cedar Mountain Commons and its residents.
Debra.Labbe@hhchealth.org

Diovadis Perez, Director of Plant Services

Diovadis Perez, Director of Plant Services

A true team player and former Jefferson House Employee of the Year, Diovadis Perez is responsible for the grounds and building maintenance of Cedar Mountain Commons. With more than 20 years’ experience, Diovadis is known as the “Johnny on the spot.” He is dedicated to quality service and committed to providing a safe living and working environment for residents, their families, guests and staff.
Diovadis.Perez@hhchealth.org


Richard Martin, Director of 

Environmental Services

Richard.Martin@hhchealth.org

 

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Quyntin Adams, Exercise Physiologist GoodLife Fitness

Quyntin.Adams@hhchealth.org

 

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Take a Moment to Compare

At Cedar Mountain Commons, residents and their families benefit from something very special - peace of mind.

Our caring team is committed to providing a high level of professional excellence, innovative programs and personal service.

Use our Take a Moment to Compare worksheet to compare your current monthly living expenses with what your living expenses would be at Cedar Mountain Commons.

For monthly rental rates, Independent and Assisted living package details, floor plans and a Take a Moment to Compare Guide, visit us, or call 860.665.7901.

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