"I am continually struck by the professionalism, high level of caring and exemplary caregivers that I have met from Home Instead. My mom couldn't live without them, and neither could I.
Karen Stephenson purchased the Home Instead
Senior Care franchise in November of 2013.
She is very active in the office and oversees the leadership of the organization and
ensures we provide the highest quality caregiving services. Her time is also
spent meeting with new clients, developing community relationships and striving
for excellence at every level of the organization. She can be contacted for any questions
regarding the quality of our services or if you know a senior in need of
guidance and support. Karen
comes from a diverse background; she began as a Software Sales Executive and
continued for over 16 years while receiving many achievement awards then became
the owner of a Real Estate Development and Construction Company for over 10
years. She is now serving in her most rewarding role of CEO/Owner for Home
Instead Senior Care. Karen is passionate
about exceeding expectations of clients and CAREGivers, and sets an example of
leadership in her office and the industry.
Bonnie Noe manages
the Client Care Management department and serves as the CCM for a number of clients on the North and South side. Bonnie started her career with Home Instead 6
years ago in Marketing and can answer any questions about our services, scope of care and
questions about aging at home. Bonnie enjoys
spending time with her kids, traveling and is an avid animal lover. Bonnie’s
knowledge of the industry, work ethic and comic relief is an asset to our ever
fast-paced and high energy office.
the internal operations for the agency including HR, schedule, billing, payroll,
training, and quality improvement. She also
recruits, retains and supports compassionate & committed persons to
become CAREGivers for HISC. Jennifer obtained a Bachelor’s in Music Performance from
Middle Tennessee State University. She has been a caregiver/CNA for 10
years. She joined HISC as a CCM in June 2015.
She enjoys singing has recently begun learning to play cello.
Dionne Elam coordinates care needs for assigned clients and utilizes communication with family & medical staff to support the mission of HISC. Her position develops and maintains client assessments, conducts QA visits and facilitates introductions between clients and caregivers. Dionne has been working in Social Work for 17 years. She is a Certified Child Welfare Worker and also has experience in mental health. Her favorite season is spring, she loves her pets, and also manages to find free time doing home improvement projects and DIY car repairs.
Cristina Dabu works
with caregivers, clients and their family members to create schedule solutions
that will suit their needs and exceed their expectations. Cristina
holds a CNA license and started
with Home Instead in 2006. She has filled a number of roles over the years with
Home Instead; including, CAREGiver, Care Coordinator and On Call Manager. Cristina
is very excited to grow her career with Home Instead and be a part of our
Operations team in the staffing capacity.
Ryan Dosen assists the HR
Director with Human Resource functions within the office. He also works as the
office’s marketing and community relations specialist, resulting in more
awareness of the Home Instead services in the community. Ryan attended Indiana University. Having previously interned at a local Chicago
tech company, he has experience in both the sales and marketing fields. In addition to having a passion for writing,
Ryan is an avid sports fan who supports the Cubs, Bulls, Blackhawks and Oregon
Anastazja Wozniak coordinates care needs for assigned clients and utilizes communication with family & medical staff to support the mission of HISC. Her position develops and maintains client assessments, conducts QA visits and facilitates introductions between clients and caregivers. Anastazja is studying Psychology and Criminology at NEIU and had previously worked for a health care facility since 2012.
Mihail Tsvetkov is the new addition to this dynamic team. He moved to the United States eight years ago and studied German literature at the University of Illinois at Chicago . As office coordinator Mihail handles most of the incoming calls and he holds a number of internal duties at the office. His hobbies and passions include languages, cars, large commercial planes and tall buildings.
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