Aging is a natural process that cannot be avoided, but we can take a pledge and put our best efforts to support the elderly population in the journey of creating an independent, dignified lifestyle. Especially seniors having memory loss and chronic conditions need the best possible care in daily assistance like meal preparation, medication reminders, housekeeping, personal care, and companionship.
Nelia Ladlad has built a diversified healthcare business as a founder of in-home care service, home health, adult daycare, and other community-based agencies. She has been involved in thesenior care business since 1999 and opened a home care and nursing staffing company in 2001 together with her husband. She provided supplemental staffing of RN, CNA, LPN, and caregivers in assisted, independent nursing homes, and other elderly care agencies.
She has gained an education in numerous home care and home health agencies and volunteered in many areas to serve the most vulnerable members of the society i.e. seniors and disabled. Here’s what you should know about her volunteer experiences:
Worked as a Treasurer in Norwegian American Hospital Lions Club for More than 10 Years
Nelia Laurel Ladlad worked with a qualified group of physicians who is responsible for accomplishing medical missions and humanitarian services in Illinois and the Philippines.
An Executive Director in Omega Community Healthcare Organization
She has gained experience as an executive director in business development and operations of home care services to immensely benefit the unreserved population and impoverished communities. She has recently been awarded a grant by the Illinois Department of Human Services to successfully run a Mobile Dental Clinic, mainly emphasize on disabled population.
A Director at Philippine Medical Association in Chicago Inc. Auxiliary
She has collaboratively worked with physicians and spouses who were accountable for medical services and serving the poor underserved communities in Illinois and the Philippines.
A Charter President in Chicago Mabuhay Centennial Lions Club
She is a charter president of the newly formed Chicago Mabuhay Centennial Lions Club, responsible to provide leadership to the club members in order to serve humanitarian services in the United States and other countries.
An Inspirational Woman Supporting Seniors and Caregivers to Live a Happier Life
In 2006, she provided homemaker or household services, funded by the Community Care Program (CCP) and administered by the Illinois Department on Aging (IDOA). Right after one year of operation, the company become the third biggest provider of state-funded homemaker services and was offering to many clients in 20 different locations of Illinois.
From 2005 to 2011, she was selected as a member of the professional advisory board of the IDOA where she was responsible to offer a forum to discuss new policies, service improvements, and other similar topics to expand the state-funded program.
She was honored as the ‘Ginang Kalayaan’ in 2008 and became the ‘Woman of the Year’ in 2010, granted by the popular Asian newspaper and TV show. She was also awarded a ‘Modern Family Award’ in 2009 and was recently crowned as ‘Mrs. Philippine Independence 2019.’ She continues to celebrate her success and contributions to the healthcare community.
Before joining Golden Heart Senior Care Glenview as a franchise owner, she was an active business consultant who offered services for marketing, operations, management, and all levels of support for mergers and acquisitions of healthcare companies. She interacts with the leaders of healthcare agencies such as senior housing, assisted living communities, home health agencies, and others to bring sustainable development.
Nelia Ladlad believes in work cohesively towards a common goal to help seniors live an honorable and independent life in the comfort of their homes and any preferred settings. She has been working consistently to support the aging and disabled population in every possible manner.