Glen Crest, An Independent Living Community
3 Glen Hill Road, Danbury, CT 06811-4981
Awards and Affiliations
Glen Crest Independent Living Community has proudly served the Danbury community since 1986! We are a secure community that offers a comfortable and home-like atmosphere with 49 one and two bedroom spacious apartments with fully-equipped kitchens that include washer and dryer and ample storage and closet space. Resident and guest parking area are also available. We are minutes away from Danbury Hospital local shopping and 1-84.
Our community is designed to meet the needs and preferences of the independent senior in mine. Glen Crest offers a variety of social activities for residents;
Maintenance free living means our residents can focus on enjoying a wide array of social, educational and spiritual activities and entertainment. Our community offers a supportive, caring, experienced staff, restaurant-style evening meals, housekeeping, transportation and maintenance for the ultimate retirement experience. As part of our holistic approach to maximize quality of life, we are a pet friendly community. Amenities include a resident library with a piano for those who enjoy playing, a beauty salon, media and exercise room. A home here means exciting activities and entertainment all in the comfort of our community. You deserve to retire in style!
As part of the Glen Hill campus, which offers a continuum of skilled nursing and rehabilitation services, our residents maximize their quality of life while enjoying the peace of mind knowing additional services are available onsite should the need arise.
We are also pleased to offer furnished accommodations for shorter stays for those that wish to try out our maintenance free lifestyle.
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- Independent living
- 24-hour emergency alert and response system
- Recreation activities
- Spacious rooms
- Fully air conditioned
- Individual climate control
- Activity room
- Wellness center
- Conveniently Located
- Private balcony/ porch / patio
- Scenic views
- Suburban setting
- Beauty Salon / Barber Services
- Comfortable common and lounge areas to gather with friends and family
- Restaurant-Style Dining
- Computer with internet access
- Mail and Newspaper Service
- Pets Permitted
- Phone service
- Smoke free environment
Lois MorelliAdmissions and Marketing Director
Lois has been an employee at Glen Crest since 2000. She has held several positions, including Administrative Assistant/Receptionist, Admissions Director for Glen Hill Center in 2004 and currently Admissions and Marketing Director for Glen Crest since 2005. Lois serves as the concierge to our residents at Glen Crest. She is a very active participant in activities and events. Prior positions included 10 years in a SNF in Waterbury Connecticut, holding several positions from Receptionist, Rehab Secretary, Nursing Secretary and Corporate Marketing Assistant.
Shelly has over 5 years of experience in long-term care settings. She earned her undergraduate degree from Purdue University, obtained a Certificate in Gerontology from Indiana University, earned her Master's in Healthcare Administration from the University of Saint Francis, and obtained a graduate certificate in Long-Term Health Care Management from the University of Connecticut. Shelly looks forward to continuing serving residents, employees, and the community at Glen Hill Center.
Vinny RuoccoFood Service Director and Head Chef
Vinny was born in Stamford, Connecticut and attended schools in Stamford and Greenwich. He has always worked in the restaurant business. In High School he began cooking at country club kitchens in Stamford. After graduating in 2010, he took over as the head Chef at “My Favorite Place” in Greenwich,CT. In December, 2010 Vinny signed his Army Contract as a Culinary Specialist. Within the first 2 years of his contract, he was deployed to Afghanistan, where he served 9 ½ months. After coming home in 2014 he started a career in car sales, working for GMC, Toyota & BMW. In 2018, he started a Painting Company until COVID 19 Pandemic hit. He then worked full time with the Army National Guard in CT running a COVID 19 testing site at Hammonasset Beach State Park for a long time. Before joining the staff at Glen Crest, ILF, Vinny also worked as the Executive Chef for St. Joseph’s Facility in Trumbull CT.
Kathy DattiloDirector of Recreation
Kathy, a lifelong Connecticut resident, has worked in healthcare for over 35 years. Kathy has worked for the company for over 20 years, 15 of those years being dedicated to Glen Crest as their Director of Recreation. Kathy also is a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) since 2009. Kathy graduated Northwestern Community College in 2000, has a loving husband, 3 grown children and 3 beautiful grandchildren.
David BareseEnvironmental Service
David is a Danbury native currently living in Brookfield. He is a retired Federal Employee with an extensive carpentry and maintenance background. In his spare time David enjoys playing guitar with friends, hiking/biking with his wife and enjoying whatever time he has with his three grown children and beautiful granddaughter. David’s current position at Glen Crest allows him to tap into all of his trade skills in order to satisfy the needs of the residents and staff. His skills also allows him to help out at Glen Hill Center when needed.
Harry attended school in Bronx, NY. He and his wife Barbara have two sons, Keith and Doug. Harry has been a resident of Danbury, CT since 1971. Harry owned and operated a successful tile company, "Palmer Tile Company" for 50 years. Harry's company was instrumental in tiling many of the stores at the Danbury Mall. He retired in 2011 and his sons are now operating the "Palmer Tile Company". Harry's passions are gardening, music and growing vegetables. Both of Harry's sons are in the entertainment industry when not running the tile company. In 2015, Harry was offered the position of Driver at Glen Crest where he continues to serve our residents!
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