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About Arbor Terrace Middletown

Arbor Terrace Middletown provides residents with a lifestyle focused on wellness and meaningful social connections. Our independent living, assisted living, and memory care options allow us to provide individualized care and assistance for everyone who calls our community home.

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Relationships at Arbor Terrace Middletown

Relationships Matter Here

At Arbor Terrace, relationships are the foundation of our community. We delight in fostering meaningful relationships — we call them deep connections — with residents and family members, and finding ways to create connections between the seniors who live here. As we learn more about our residents, we can provide even better assistance and programs to meet their ever-evolving needs.

Life Is Better Here

For more than three decades, The Arbor Company has been dedicated to providing the lifestyle and amenities that keep seniors feeling their very best.

  • Art and Education Art and Education Stimulate your mind by learning another language, painting a portrait, or exploring a new craft or skill.
  • Deep Connections Deep Connections Feel connected to a lively community. We ask the right questions and take the time to listen. It’s why residents accomplish amazing things here — things they never thought possible on their own.
  • Health and Wellness Health and Wellness Our exercise programs are designed especially for seniors to improve mobility, maintain fitness, and even challenge the brain — all in a fun format.
  • Purposeful Living Purposeful Living At Arbor Terrace, residents are meaningfully engaged throughout the day. An important part of that includes opportunities to volunteer and give back to others while remaining actively involved in the community.
  • Recreation and Leisure Recreation and Leisure We go out of our way to fulfill each resident’s wish list. From live music to barbecues to karaoke nights, if you can dream it, chances are that we’ll try it. And we love helping with family get-togethers.
  • Spiritual Journey Spiritual Journey For many, the health of one’s soul is as meaningful as the health of one’s body. And so we offer ample opportunities for structured religious activities and individual reflection.

A Company Built on Senior Living

The Arbor Company has been serving seniors around the country for more than 30 years. Our experience and passion for senior living set us apart from others; we are dedicated to fostering relationships that matter and providing resources that keep our team on the cutting edge of the industry’s best practices.

Meet the Arbor Terrace Middletown Team

Each member of our team brings a heart for service, a passion for seniors, and the experience to create exceptional opportunities for our residents.

Dana Goldfarb

Dana Goldfarb

Executive Director

A 20+ year veteran of the senior living industry, Dana has been with the Arbor family since 2016. Beginning her career in human resources, she quickly realized her passion for working with seniors and became a certified Assisted Living Administrator and Dementia Care Practitioner. Dana feels that working with seniors is both an honor and a privilege. She enjoys spending time with her husband, son, and dogs on the beach or at home in her garden.

Debra McCarthy

Debra McCarthy

Community Sales Director

Debra loves working with our Senior Community here at Arbor Terrace. Her motto is, "If you can make one person smile, you have changed someone’s life in a split second".

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Anne Pagnoni

Community Sales Director

Anne's impressive 25-year senior living career has encompassed all facets of senior living including home care, independent living, assisted living, memory care, long-term care, and adult day care. When she's not working, Anne enjoys going to the beach, gardening, watching her kids play in sports and band, and entertaining family and friends.

Dawn Vena

Dawn Vena

Resident Care Director

Dawn is a registered nurse with more than a decade of clinical experience. She began her career as a licensed practical nurse, later earning her RN with an associate degree in nursing from Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, New Jersey. Continuing her educational pursuits, Dawn achieved a Bachelor of Science in Nursing through Thomas Edison State University and plans to continue working towards her master’s degree. Dawn is passionate about her work with seniors and has cared for the aging population in assisted living, long-term care, and sub-acute levels. At home, Dawn enjoys spending time with family, holiday baking, and making soup in the winter. Dawn resides in Highlands, New Jersey, and has two sons and a dog named Josie.

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Talia Montone

Engagement Director

As Engagement Director at Arbor Terrace Middletown, Talia supports independent living, assisted living, and memory care programming for the community. She is also a pet therapy handler, and you can often find her two Frenchies visiting our residents. Talia graduated from Temple University with a Bachelor of Science in Recreational Therapy and a minor in dance. She is also a professional NFL cheerleader!

Michael Lawrence

Michael Lawrence

Dining Director

Michael has a wealth of dining experience and an impressive background managing restaurants, running dining and housing facilities, and serving thousands of sailors, Marines, and soldiers through his 21 years in the Navy. He now shares his expertise with our senior living community. Michael is passionate about working with residents, families, and our amazing team. He's always there for our residents, with an open-door policy. When he's not busy, he loves watching Yankees baseball games with his wife, Loretta, and his adorable cat, Nycko. 

Joe D'Amore

Joe D'Amore

Maintenance Director

Joe has brought over 20 years of healthcare experience in environmental services and maintenance to our community. Joe started his healthcare career in the Skilled Nursing/Long Term Care arena and has transitioned to the Assisted Living setting. Joe appreciates working with seniors and realizes how important it is to make the facility the residents’ “home”. During his off time, Joe enjoys spending time with his family, watching football, and playing golf.

Stacy Meloche

Stacy Meloche

Business Office Director

Stacy is our business office director here at Arbor Terrace Middletown. She has experience working in an assisted living setting both in engagement and marketing. She also has experience with billing and overseeing staff. Most recently she has been working as an assistant office manager of an optometrist office. Her favorite part of healthcare is building relationships with seniors and their families. She was born in Long Island but moved to Howell NJ at a young age. She recently moved to Jackson with her husband and 2-year-old daughter Zoe. Stacy enjoys playing bingo and is looks forward to meeting every resident.

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What's Happening at Arbor Terrace

Murder on the Grill


We're thrilled to share the success of our residents who just performed their second murder mystery event, "Murder on the Grill!" They dedicated weeks to rehearsing, and creating fantastic costumes, and delivered an outstanding performance!  Special thanks to Debra McCarthy for joining in the fun! 

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Happy Friendsgiving from Arbor Terrace Middletown! Each neighborhood got to celebrate with great friends, great conversations, and great food!

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Every month, two of our residents run the international club. This month, they did a wonderful Ireland presentation full of laughs, games, food, singing, and joy!

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Happy Halloween!


Arbor Terrace Middletown had a happy Halloween!

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