Angels Grace Hospice & Palliative Care, Illinois

Aracely Rios RN, BSN, CHPN,
PAC Certified Independent Coach

Aracely RiosAracely has been our Clinical Director for 2 years. During her 10 years working for Angels Grace Hospice & Palliative Care, she has held the role as RN case manager, and Team Lead prior to Clinical Director. Aracely is a PAC certified independent coach for dementia training. She earned her BSN from Chamberlain Nursing School in 2011. She had worked with Dementia patients in a long term care setting for two years prior to starting her career in hospice as an RN case manager.

Aracely has provided end of life care and education to families and their loved ones for over 10 years and holds a certificate for Hospice and palliative nursing (CHPN).

She attended Columbia College and Wright College before meeting her husband and starting a family. Aracely worked as an Insurance agent for ten years before going back to school and pursuing her nursing degree. She and her husband, Noel, have 3 children. Their first-born, Chris, obtained his nursing degree from Aurora University and currently working at Rush Medical Center. Their middle son Isaac is a Junior at Aurora University working on his accounting degree, and their youngest daughter Noemi is also following her footsteps and working on her nursing degree.

She attributes her success as a mother, wife and nurse to her husband who has been a big support during her journey of life.