Christine has worked in various roles at Willow Creek for 10 years now, most recently as Assistant Executive Director, receiving her LNHA in 2013. Prior to this Christine had worked in the recreation department both on full time and part time basis for over eight years. After receiving her Master�s degree in Social Work from Rutgers University, she took a brief hiatus from Willow Creek, becoming a long term care Social Worker, but returned to the center in 2010. Christine looks forward to continuing to support the center's mission of providing warm hospitality and compassionate care to the residents and families of the community.
Merly Kailath has been working in the healthcare industry just short of 30 years as a registered nurse, certified case manager and a physical therapist. Merly graduated with an MS in physical therapy in 2005 and a Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2007. Merly resides in Bergen county with her husband and two sons.
Emily Banks is responsible for helping residents and families respond to the challenges skilled nursing facility placements may present to their everyday lives.
Emily Ann Banks has been working in the community with the senior population for over 22 years.
Emily is a very compassionate and a dedicated team player. She believes that it does take a village to care for our seniors, who have paved the way for so many of us.
Emily graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1988 where received her BA in Sociology. She went on to further her education and received her Master‘s of Social Work from Rutger’s The State University in 2001. Emily also has a BA in Christian Education, 2009, from the Divinity Missionary Bible Institute, EO. Campus.