Former Senior Living Director Placed on Probation

C MELARAGNOFormer Gardens at Westlake senior living director Christina Melaragno was sentenced to three days in jail and placed on two years of community control (probation) after her conviction for taking resident medications last year. Melaragno has also been ordered to write a letter of explanation to the victim and provide a copy to the court and the probation department while she is incarcerated in county jail. She is to turn herself in on Aug. 7. She has also been fined $5000. Police reported the Melaragno took prescription pain pills from a patient and replaced them with an over-the-counter product.