Meet The Staff At Comfort Keepers Rockford, IL Office
Our team at Comfort Keepers Rockford, IL is uniquely qualified to help you and your loved one.
At Comfort Keepers Rockford, IL location, every member of our team is professional and well trained. We conduct a thorough screening and interviewing process to identify the best home care providers and only those who pass this process go on to complete training to deliver our special brand of home care and become Comfort Keepers. What truly sets our people apart at Comfort Keepers Rockford, IL is their natural gift for caring for others.
All of our caregivers at Comfort Keepers Rockford, IL 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.
Miriam Delgado has been with Comfort Keepers since 2013. She started out as a Caregiver and got promoted to Administrative Assistant in 2014 but still goes out occasionally to help care for our clients when needed. She loves everything about her job and the different challenges and situations that arise daily, but most importantly getting those calls from our clients and hearing how happy and how much they appreciate all our help. She’s been blessed with a four-year-old son who keeps her on her toes 24/7. She recently became a homeowner for the very first time and is a family-oriented person who loves to travel, listen to music, and try new foods.
Amy Reeser joined the staff at Comfort Keepers of Roscoe IL. in 2010 as a caregiver and was promoted to primary scheduler due to her excellent eye for detail, organizational skills and her take-charge personality. She has been working in the healthcare field since 1989 with a wide variety of clients. She has also managed a CBRF and a residential Community Support living in Wisconsin where she was a scheduler. Amy is now a Care Coordinator at the Comfort Keepers Rockford office.
Lydia O’Neil was born and grew up in the city of Chicago where she lived until 2002. She is married and has 2 grown sons and 1 daughter. She has been with Comfort Keepers for almost 3 years and started as a caregiver and now works in a scheduling position.
Suzanne Podewils, HR Generalist, started with Comfort Keepers in 2012 as Administrative Assistant and has worked as HR Generalist since 2014. She has great appreciation for the services that Comfort Keepers offers and admiration for the Caregivers who are out there every day helping people regain and maintain a good quality of life.
Deanna Ward started working for Comfort Keepers in 2011 as administrative assistant and was promoted to Intake Coordinator one year later.
Her working career started out in retail and as a receptionist. She then worked for a manufacturing company in their customer service department for 23 years before coming to Comfort Keepers. Her sales and customer service experience helped prepare her to be Intake Coordinator at Comfort Keepers. She loves her job and our Mission Statement that says “We shall treat each of our clients with the respect and dignity they deserve, as though we were caring for a member of our own family.” This really hits home because she has a 92 year old mother that cannot be left alone.
Deanna has been married to her husband, Tom, for 36 years. They have one daughter, and she has 2 stepdaughters and 6 grandchildren.
She loves to spend time with family, read, travel, and go fishing and camping with her husband. She is looking forward to visiting Israel in the fall.
Rowena (Ena) Powers recently moved to Illinois from Twin Falls Idaho . She is happy to be back in the Midwest where she was born and raised. She may be the new girl at Comfort Keepers 198 but not new to Comfort Keepers. She has been with Comfort Keepers for 5 wonderful years in Idaho. She is also a proud Army wife and a dedicated home schooling mother.
Melissa Rehnberg has been a caregiver with Comfort Keepers for a little over a year. She was her father’s caregiver when he fell very ill 4 years ago. Raised by her grandmother in Chicago, Melissa was able to return the favor when her grandmother was aging and needing extra help and companionship on weekly visits.
Melissa’s previous career was in retail. She worked at GameStop Inc. for a total of 12 years in management positions doing staff hiring, training and development. Melissa’s last title at GameStop was District Manager with a territory from Rockford to Wisconsin Dells.
Melissa is very passionate about helping others. She volunteers as the special events coordinator for women’s ministry at church and with other committees. She is a devoted wife and loving mother of 3.