Meet Our Team

Trish Colucci Barbosa, RN-BC, CCM, LNCP-C

Trish Colucci Barbosa, RN-BC, CCM, LNCP-C
President, Founder

I’ve always had an interest in blending the science of healthcare with the rewards of caregiving, so nursing was a natural choice for me. … Read more »

Starr Ramella, BSW, CSW

Starr Ramella, BSW, CSW, CMC
Assistant Director of Care Management Services

Growing up, I hadn’t thought about becoming a social worker, but I always knew that I would wind up in a “caring” career.My mom was a nurse and my role model … Read more »

Elizabeth Hampton, CSA

Elizabeth Hampton, CSA
Operations Manager

I have always had a passion for helping others, and for as long as I could remember, I knew I would make a career out of that passion. … Read more »

Suzanne Wheatley, RN

Suzanne Wheatley, RN
Geriatric Care Manager

Throughout my life, I’ve felt the calling to be a nurse.  I felt more alive – every cell was on a heightened level – whenever I walked into a hospital. … Read more »

Mary E. Andrew, RN

Mary E. Andrew, RN
Geriatric Care Manager

When I was growing up, there was a book in our house about human physiology. I thought it was fascinating, and read it over and over. … Read more »

Maria Curry, RN

Maria Curry, RN
Geriatric Care Manager

From the time I was a little girl, I knew I wanted to be a nurse. I can’t say exactly how I knew nursing to be my calling, but I suspect the fact that my older cousin, who was like a sister to me … Read more »

Lisa Kennedy, RN

Lisa Kennedy, RN
Geriatric Care Manager

My desire to be a nurse began when I was very young. My mother was a nurse and I always admired her passion for her career and her dedication to her patients. One of my fondest memories … Read more »

Judee Priest, RN, BSN

Judee Priest, RN, BSN
Geriatric Care Manager

I don’t remember what made me decide to become a nurse. I just know that being a nurse is what makes me…well, me! I love working … Read more »

Julie Cunningham, RN, BSN

Julie Cunningham, RN, BSN
Geriatric Care Manager

Growing up I always enjoyed math and science, yet I never envisioned myself working in healthcare.  This is surprising since I was surrounded by family … Read more »

Karoline Reistad-Murphy, RN

Karoline Reistad-Murphy, RN
Geriatric Care Manager

Making a difference in the health and well-being of a person who needs care can be challenging, but at the same time, providing that care can be a wonderfully fulfilling thing. It feels amazing … Read more »

Jill Kendrick, MSW, LSW

Jill Kendrick, MSW, LSW
Geriatric Care Manager

From a young age, I was taught by my parents the value of helping others.  By volunteering my time with several different organizations through my youth, I found it was personally fulfilling … Read more »

Kristin Stewen, MSW, LSW

Kristin Stewen, MSW, LSW
Geriatric Care Manager

When I was in middle school, I became one of the youngest volunteers at The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood. I recall feeling such pride wearing my crisp, red and white candy striper uniform … Read more »

Marisa Pazar, CTRS

Marisa Pazar, CTRS
SPICE Activity Program Coordinator

Growing up as a young kid I honestly had no idea what I wanted to be when I grew up. I bounced around several ideas and careers, but I always told myself no matter what … Read more »

Mary Coney

Mary Coney
Administrative Assistant

I was happy to be invited to hang out with friends any other night of the week, but Friday nights were special. My grandmother lived across the street from my family and she was … Read more »

Isabella Leniar

Isabella Leniar
Bookkeeper

I’ve always been a “people person” and have had a special place in my heart for elderly and disabled folks.  I am fluent in three languages (English, Portuguese and Spanish) so I can communicate … Read more »

Nancy Arluna, CDP

Nancy Arluna, CDP
Recreation Therapist

From the time I was a small child I learned from my family’s example the importance of offering love, caring and respect for others. … Read more »