Monica Plymale is the Administrator at Generations at Neighbors, located in Byron, IL. The moment she started at Generations at Neighbors in 2019, she knew it was a perfect fit. As a Byron native, the small-town, close-knit community feel of the facility keeps her connected to her roots.
Monica has been involved in healthcare for 30 years and counting. Her career began as a nursing home volunteer at the age of 17. Recognizing a passion, she progressed through numerous roles including Social Services, admissions, marketing, and assistant administration before rising into her current role. She believes that it takes a certain kind of leader to keep a positive outlook and be actively involved in the team’s development.
On a personal note, Monica loves fishing and has, to date, seen 963 live concerts.
Jessica Davries is the Admissions Director of Generations at Neighbors. As the daughter of
a local farmer and living just five minutes away from the facility, she has a personal love for Generations at Neighbors.
According to Jessica, “healthcare fell on my lap more than I fell on its lap.” She was considering a very different direction in life before starting a position in Social Services and falling in love with long-term geriatric care, learning wisdom and knowledge from patients throughout her experience at skilled nursing facilities. Her background in psychology and sociology lends a passion for mental health and well-being.
Jessica is a self-described “old world soul,” with a penchant for quilting and swing dancing.
Tiffany Peddinger is the Director of Nursing of Generations at Neighbors. Her career in nursing began upon electing to take a CNA class as a high school senior. At the time, she didn’t know where the pursuit would lead. Working as an nursing assistant while taking clinicals on-site at the nursing home, she went on to become a CNA for eight years before deciding to further her career in nursing as a Director of Nursing.
Tiffany has always loved caring for others in a long-term capacity; bringing joy to the elderly is her passion. According to her, “they have been through so much – The Great Depression, World War II – and to give back to them is a beautiful experience.”
She has a personal connection to Generations at Neighbors, too. Tiffany has lived in Byron all her life, therefore having a soft spot for the community. She feels that it is nice to have a close family feel in a skilled nursing facility.
Tiffany has four children and loves spending time with her family. Armed with a great sense of humor, she makes people laugh both at home and in the workplace.