Welcome Wendy Pestano

Wendy Pestano, RN, BSN, CHPN has joined our resident care manager team. She’ll collaborate with Karen Hlavaty-Pearson on resident care services, supervision of our dedicated team of 24/7 caregivers, admissions and outreach. She’ll also serve as our back-up administrator.

Wendy PestanoWendy was born in Brooklyn, New York and attended the State University of Buffalo where she graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing. She brings wonderful experience to Caring House from her 33 years as a Registered Nurse.

Wendy is also a Certified Hospice and Palliative Care nurse with four years of hospice experience and recently obtained her RCFE Administrator license.

Wendy was on the “family side” of end of life care for her husband. She understands stressors the experience can bring and how it can affect every aspect of your life. At Caring House she’ll help relieve some of those stressors that our resident families go through, and help them be able to focus one just being there for their loved one.