Meriden Center
845 Paddock Avenue
Meriden, CT 06450

203 238-2645

Our Leadership Team

Giovanna Griffin
Center Executive Director

Giovanna has been a Genesis HealthCare Administrator since 1998, working most recently at a sister home in Naugatuck, CT.  With a Masters in Business Administration and Public Administration from the University of New Haven, a Bachelor in Music Therapy from Marywood University, Scranton, PA and as a Senior Administrator with Genesis, Giovanna brings a keen sense of policy compliance and regulatory knowledge to ensure that Meriden creates the best living and working environment to continue to be recognized on a State and National level in many key areas including but not limited to: staff excellence, clinical excellence, business excellence and most importantly, customer satisfaction. 

Alexandra Chin, RN
Director of Nursing

Alexandra was an RN Manager at a sister home in Woodbridge, CT before moving to Meriden Center.  Alex brings her clinical skills from a wide variety of hospital settings including but not limited to: Telemetry, Medical-Surgery and Cardiac ICU.  At our sister home, Alex played a key role in developing their current Cardiac Management Program for their Transitional Care Unit much like the Meriden Center program.  Alex began in long term care as a Laundry Assistant, then as a Certified Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant and then as a Registered Nurse.

Anne McLaughlin
Rehabilitation Program Director

Anne has been part of the therapy staff at Meriden Center for over 17 years and the Program Manager since 1996.  Anne is a physical therapist by trade, who enjoys creative group participation, and individualized care plans.