Yelena Slobodnik, RN, BSN, CMC, received her degree in nursing form North Park University in 1998. As a nurse, she has participated in clinical research at Northwestern University, as well as worked in both long term facilities and home care agencies. Additionally, she served eight years as a First Lieutenant in the United States Army Reserves. She joined the Partners team in 2005 and is a certified Care Manager. Yelena is a soft spoken, caring nurse, who knows how to work “within the medical system”. She can manage a client’s medical care with the expertise needed in today’s fast paced delivery system. She is able to intervene to help a senior and the family understand what is happening and what is needed for a successful outcome. Her goal is to help seniors access the services and assistance they need to remain independent. Yelena is a qualified Nursing Assistant instructor and assists in the orientation and training of all of our caregivers.
Angie Landmesser is a founding member of the Partners team. She has a BA in Theatre & Communication from Loyola University Chicago and has developed all the marketing materials for the agency. Her IT expertise has enabled Partners to utilize the best in technology to allow our Care Managers to spend more time with our clients and less time on paperwork. Electronic records allow us to more easily communicate with families, hospitals and the professional community when our clients have a crisis.
Angie serves on the Home and Community Based Services Cabinet of LeadingAge as well as the IL Chapter of the Home Care Association of America. She has been instrumental in developing programs that serve residents of senior living communities. She is a frequent speaker at both state and national conferences on the development of quality senior services.