Join us in celebrating a few members of our nurse leadership team! In a year where the demands of healthcare were continually evolving, they provided consistent, expert care to our many residents and patients, and guided their teams through the challenges of the pandemic. They, amongst the many others they serve, deserve our recognition! 

Julie Bruggman, RN, Director of Nursing at Ohman Family Living at Blossom 

“In Honor of Nurse’s week, I want to recognize Julie Brugmann for her tremendous efforts. Julie embodies our core belief, the supremacy of love. Her love for her team, her patients, and their families motivates all she does. I am privileged to work with someone who works at the top of her license every day. She is confident, intelligent, and a critical thinker. Thank you for your resilience, Julie, in an unprecedented time.”


– Nancy (Ohman) Milner, LNHA, Executive Director at Blossom


Gidget Peronelli, RN, Director of Nursing at Ohman Family Living at Briar 

“In Honor of Nurse’s week, I want to commend our Director of Nursing, Gidget Petronelli for her tireless efforts at Ohman Family Living at Briar. Gidget exemplifies what it means to strive for excellence, one of our core values. She understands the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve excellence, and she equips her team to meet her high standards. Gidget works long hours behind the scenes to ensure her patients, residents, and team members have all they need. I am grateful to have found such an outstanding nurse leader to help us advance skilled nursing care into the next generation. Thank you for leading the team on the front line!”


– Christian J. Ohman, LNHA, Executive Director at Briar

Julie Delpra, RN, Director of Nursing at Ohman Family Living at Holly 


“Nursing is a noble profession and as we finish Nurse’s Week, I want to publically acknowledge Julie Delpra our Director of Nursing at Holly.


In an unprecedented year, Julie has provided extraordinary nursing leadership. Her commitment to one of our core values, striving for excellence, has been evident in the care of our residents. She has an indefatigable spirit which is demonstrated in her work ethic. Her meticulous attention to details, perseverance, and love for her profession have been a beacon of light to those who follow her. At Ohman Family Living at Holly we are grateful for her leadership and resilience as she has upheld our mission statement, “We are called to serve those entrusted to us.” Thank you Julie for your exemplary leadership!”


– George H. Ohman, Jr., President, Ohman Family Living

Denise Zovko, RN, Clinical Manager for Ohman Family Living at Home.

“In honor of nurse’s week, we would like to recognize Denise Zovko, Clinical Manager for Ohman Family Living at Home. Denise exemplifies our core value of striving for excellence. Since joining our team, she has shown passion for caring for patients in their own home and has implemented significant improvements to our home health practice. We appreciate Denise for many things, not the least of which is her dedication to her patients and her team, exemplified by her desire to still see patients personally and her willingness to help a patient in need even at great distance or on her off days when the others are unable to do so. We are so glad to have you on our team, Denise!” 


-Kurt Ingersoll, VP of Operation, Ohman Family Living