Generations at Neighbors has a great staff. When you visit or tour Generations at Neighbors, you will have the opportunity to meet members of our leadership and management team. Please make a point to stop in or introduce yourself while you are visiting our community. Our staff loves to meet the families and friends of our residents and guests.
Pawn has been with Generations at Neighbors since 2008 and is excited about overseeing that all residents are receiving the care necessary to achieve their highest potential. Over the years she has contributed her skills to a variety of roles within different long-term care facilities such as Assistant Administrator, Admission and Marketing Director, and Resident Services supervisor.
At Generations at Neighbors she focuses on developing action plans for the day that will benefit the residents, educating the staff on policies and procedures and oversees the financial operations regarding the facility and residents.
Pawn states that she loves working with seniors, “because they have a lifetime of history and experiences to share. I enjoy getting to know our residents and hearing about their experiences and things they’ve learned through life.”
In her spare time she loves to travel internationally and scuba dive.
Director of Nursing
Audra joined the Generations at Neighbors family in 2015 and has been in the healthcare industry for many years, as an emergency room nurse as well as in multiple administrative roles in skilled nursing facilities.
In her current role she oversees that all medical needs are being met for the residents and is in accordance with State and Federal regulations. She receives feedback from families, staff and other sources in regards to resident care concerns and conducts conferences with staff to closely monitor changes in any resident’s health condition.
Audra says, “I enjoy caring for people. While I appreciate the complexities and challenges of working in today’s healthcare world, I want to make a difference in the lives of seniors.”
In her spare time she spends quality time with her husband, children and grandsons.
Admissions and Marketing Director
Patti started with the Generations at Neighbors family in 2001 until 2005 and took a brief hiatus returning in 2006 to make us her permanent home for over ten years. Prior to Generations at Neighbors, Patti has held various positions in departments such as medical records, social services and human resources. She received her Bachelor’s from Northern University and her Master of Social Work from the University of Illinois.
At Generations at Neighbors she monitors that the facility develops a strong relationship with area businesses and community agencies to ensure her residents reap the best services. Her tours of the facility are organized to be engaging and informative for her visitors, while her vast knowledge of the industry is represented at outside marketing events for the facility.
She states, “The part of my job that I like the best is offering comfort, reassurance, and encouragement to the families going through the process of admitting a loved one. There are so many myths and fears about nursing homes, and I enjoy the opportunity to share information with others in order to change their perceptions.”