Senior Quest is founded on the belief that every stage of life is precious. Our compassionate staff is both highly trained and experienced in helping families face the challenges of aging. We work as a team and understand that each individual’s need is unique and we will work with you and your family to ensure that all your needs are met.
Silva Avedis, CGSW
Founder

Silva Avedis, Founder of Senior Quest, is a certified geriatric social worker, a geriatric care manager, a member of The Aging Life Care Association, and the National Association of Social Workers. She has been helping people find solutions to life’s challenges for over thirty years. Her diverse geriatric background includes hospital-based discharge planning, private case management, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programming, as well as admissions coordination and social work services in a geriatric care facility.

Silva is well-experienced in the workings of private insurance policies, Medicare and Medicaid. She knows how to navigate the healthcare system and will advocate on your behalf.

Her knowledge of local resources and skilled professionals, coupled with her commitment to finding the right solution for the individual challenges faced by those she assists leaves families feeling secure and cared for from the moment they meet. Contact Silva »

Marie Schilling
Director of Home Care Services

Marie is an essential member of our team. Bringing knowledge, experience and heart to her position as Director of our Home Care Services, Marie is known for her ability to build sound connections between clients and caregivers. This begins by being accessible to families so that she completely understands each client’s capabilities and can match appropriate caregivers who can be depended upon to provide the services needed. Building strong relationships with families and working closely with caregivers ensures that our clients get the assistance they need and family members can take comfort in knowing that their loved ones are receiving professional, compassionate care.

A 30-year veteran of IBM, Marie brings superb professional skills in process management and service delivery that are critically important to Home Care Services (geriatric care management). In addition to this business experience, Marie spent seven years as the director of operations for a home care agency assisting clients in the tri-state area. In this capacity Marie worked closely with families to see that their needs were met, managed staff, handled all regulatory compliance matters and accounts receivables. She is a valued member of the Senior Quest team. Contact Marie »

Kathleen Diciedue, DNP, MSN, RN
Director of Nursing

Kathleen comes to Senior Quest with an extensive and varied nursing background. She received her DNP in Nursing from Fairleigh Dickinson University, MSN in Gerontology at Seton Hall as a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, RN/BSN in Nursing from Seton Hall University.

Her experience is extensive in the areas of Gerontology from having worked in hospital settings, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, adult day care, home care, hospice and in school settings as an educator, director, administrator and as a nursing instructor.

Kathleen is dedicated to the community that she lives in and involved as a volunteer member for the town of Oradell on the Board of Health Committee as a member and for the national organization of Support for People with Oral, Head and Neck Cancer (SPOHNC).

Kathleen’s extensive education and experience in the area of geriatrics and her interest is a wonderful addition to the team at Senior Quest. Contact Kathleen »

Noyemi Isnar, MD
Medical Director

Dr. Isnar is a board certified family practitioner who completed her family practice residency at Southside Hospital in Bayshore, NY. She is a member of the American Academy of Home Care Physicians and served on the advisory board of HomeAid Resources in Fair Lawn, NJ. While caring for patients in nursing homes and medical offices Dr. Isnar felt increasingly compelled to answer the call for help from geriatric patients who needed a doctor’s care at home. In 2000 she decided to devote herself completely to providing this kind of personal medical care. She spends her days making house calls to people who are homebound and in need of personal care.