Meet Our In Home Health Care Providers in Wood Dale, IL
Learn how our in home health care providers are uniquely qualified and ready to help Wood Dale, IL seniors.
At Comfort Keepers, those who provide our care services are at the heart of our company. Each one of our home care aides and in home health care providers is professional, compassionate and well-trained. We conduct a thorough screening and interviewing process to identify the best in home health care providers, and only those who pass this rigorous process go on to complete training and become Comfort Keepers home care aides and in home health care providers. All Comfort Keepers pass extensive background checks and complete continuing education. They are bonded, insured and covered by workers' compensation insurance to protect our clients and their families. We believe that what truly sets our team members apart, though, is their natural gift for caring for others. With our home care aides and in home health care providers, you can rest assured that your loved one is in the best hands possible.
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Stocking shelves, delivering medicines and Pharmacy Technician for her father’s pharmacies (Chicago’s iconic Bruce and Ken’s Pharmacy), from a young age, Katie has long been involved in the health and well-being of her neighbors. In April of 2002, she took her commitment in community healthcare to the next level when she, her brother, sister, and father, began their Comfort Keepers business. Today, Katie leads a team of over 100 Comfort Keepers in providing exceptional home care services to the families of the Greater Chicagoland area. Additionally, Katie serves on the boards of several local and national organizations, including Team Leader of the Aging Well Lyons/North Riverside and Riverside Team, President of the Home Care Association of America Illinois Chapter, Past President of the Senior Citizen’s Services Coordinating Council and Senior Lifestyle Expo Advisory Board Member. She is also a member of several senior industry associations. Katie spends her downtime enjoying her family. Katie, her husband, and their four daughters, are avid cyclists and boaters; spending as much time as possible on the regional trails and lakes.
Client Care Manager
Kathy joined the Comfort Keepers team in 2002 and now manages the Client Care Department. Kathy has worked in many capacities for Comfort Keepers for the last 11½ years, starting as a caregiver and now as Client Care Manager. Working with the Comfort Keepers staff and caregivers to enhance their client’s lives and assist them in staying at home provides great personal satisfaction to Kathy. Prior to Comfort Keepers. Kathy worked in the medical insurance field until she started her family and was able to be a stay at home mom for 7 years.
Client Care Coordinator
Shelly joined the Comfort Keepers team in early 2009 as a Client Care Coordinator. Shelly has assisted older adults and their families for over twenty years, working at retirement communities and a memory care assisted living. Shelly received her Bachelor of Arts degree from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. When Shelly’s not working, she enjoys scrapbooking, photography and leading her daughter’s Brownie troop.
Meghan joined the Comfort Keepers family in 2015 as part of the Business Development team. Since graduating from Eastern Illinois University with her degree in Healthcare and Business Administration, Meghan has gained experience working with individuals with disabilities and clients under guardianship. Her knowledge of the probate system has helped her to bridge the gap between families and their care coordination. Meghan has a passion for serving her clients and hopes to provide peace of mind for her clients and their families.
Care Coordinator Specialist
Barb joined Comfort Keepers in 2018 as the Client Coordination Specialist, working with the caregivers and clients to ensure proper placement for the benefit of both. Barb empathetically works with clients as she was the “out of state child” of aging parents that suffered from dementia and lost their ability to live in their own home. Barb has a degree in Mathematics from St. Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana, and enjoys following sports of all kinds as she is the daughter and granddaughter of sportswriters. In her free time, Barb volunteers at her church and enJOYs her family, friends, and new baby granddaughter!
Business Development Manager
Human Resources Manager