Arden House
850 Mix Avenue
Hamden , CT 06514-2102

203 281-3500

Our Leadership Team

Kevin Cleary

  Kevin Cleary has been a Licensed Administrator for 25 years. Prior to entering the health care field, Kevin was in banking in New York City. Kevin enjoys his work with older adults and has seen many positive changes within the long-term care industry.

Catherine Wysokowski
Admissions Director

  Cathy Wysokowski has been with Arden House since September 2011. Prior to working in healthcare, she was an Account Executive for a large direct mail agency in Manhattan. Cathy entered long-term care as a Recreation Therapist, and has a real affinity for the older adult population and their families.

Jennifer Yezik
Rehab/Specialty Program Director

  Jennifer Yezik has been a staff member at Arden House for nine years, serving as Program Manager since 2005. She graduated with her Masters in Physical Therapy from Sacred Heart University and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Temple University. Jen has practiced in the sub-acute/long- term care setting for the past 13 years. She enjoys advocating for patients and residents to become as independent as possible and collaborating with the interdisciplinary team to achieve the highest levels of care.

Maria Paduano
Program Director - Homestead Unit

Maria Paduano is originally from Romania, moving to the United Stated in 1993.  Maria graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Sacred Heart University and is state certified in Geriatric Recreational Therapy from NCC.  Maria has worked in the adult daycare and long- term care setting with Alzheimer’s and dementia residents for the past 17 years.  She enjoys advocating for residents and believes in providing the best care possible.