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Employee of the Month




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Employee of the Month




January 12, 2023

Ryan Graham earned the distinction of November 2022 Employee of the Month at Country Living at Westview Commons. Ryan provides an important role on the Support Services staff at the Dayville independent and assisted living facility through his overnight duties; working on the third shift to provide his presence and assistance for the residents as needed. He has performed this role at Westview Commons since joining the staff of the residence in February 2021. Concurrently, Ryan has also worked at Winchester Interconnect CM Corporation over the past six years; fulfilling a position as a sales team Account Manager there. Ryan’s third shift responsibilities include maintaining the reception desk and monitoring the security of the facility, some basic maintenance and cleaning when necessary, and offering his kind greetings to residents rising early in the day.

 

Ryan was raised in Pomfret, CT and graduated from The Woodstock Academy. Presently, he lives in Plainfield, CT with his wife Patty Dupre and their son Johnny Dupre-Graham and daughter Jazzy Dupre-Graham. Ryan’s family likes to maintain a healthy pattern of outdoor physical activity. For aquatic adventures, they enjoy fishing and kayaking along the Quinebaug River and on the Quaddick Reservoir in Thompson, CT. Ryan and his family thoroughly enjoy hiking on the quiet corner’s many beautiful trails—Ross’s Cliffs in Killingly, CT and Mashamoquet Brook State Park in Pomfret, CT are some of their favorite woodland walking destinations. Ryan is an avid disc golfer; further establishing his passion for outdoor activities. Given Ryan’s professional schedule, he and his family place emphasis on all of their time together. Movie nights, board game tournaments, and seasonal outings provide special memories for Ryan’s family to cherish with each other.

 

...I truly appreciate being recognized among this team...


In receiving this Employee of the Month designation, Ryan reflected on his role at Westview Commons with pride. “I love working here at Westview Commons—this facility is so beautiful and so well-kept by our team. Everyone I work with exhibits kindness in their conduct, and willingness to collaborate the best of our abilities to provide our residents with a carefully catered living experience. I know how dedicated my colleagues are here at Westview Commons, so I truly appreciate being recognized among this team!”

 

Westview Commons’ Executive Vice President, David T. Panteleakos, shared his gratitude for Ryan’s efforts towards the operations of the residence. “I have great appreciation for Ryan’s overnight dedication to preserve the safe, comfortable atmosphere here at Westview Commons. As one of our night watchmen, his responsibilities instill our residents with relief as they rest. By day and night, we want our residents to know they are secure—and Ryan is an important contributor in this effort. Congratulations to Ryan!”

Country Living at Westview Commons is a 75-unit independent and assisted living community conveniently located in picturesque Northeastern Connecticut. Affiliated with Westview Health Care Center, a nationally-ranked nursing facility according to CMS and U.S. News and World Report for the past 13 years, Westview Commons is a 115,000 square foot catered living facility dedicated to a genuine 5-star experience including outstanding service, culinary expertise and professional in-house entertainment. Located in Dayville, CT, Westview Commons combines convenience, tranquility and comfort; providing a lifestyle that seniors deserve.