Midwest Geriatrics Announces Benane Awejok-Akurkuch as New HR Director

Midwest Geriatrics (omahaseniorcare.org) is pleased to announce Benane Awejok-Akurkuch as their new director of human resources. Benane joined Midwest Geriatrics in 2021 and is a member of SHRM and HRAM.

Benane began working in human resources in 2007. A USAF veteran who served in Texas, Nebraska, and Kuwait, Afghanistan, she has experience in nonprofits, social services, home healthcare, and long-term care. As an HR professional, Benane gets to touch and impact many lives behind the scenes. Having worked in LTC during the COVID-19 pandemic taught Benane the depth and impact that human resources has on employees and the organization as a whole.

Benane attained her bachelors in finance and economics in 2006 from William Woods University in Fulton, MO; her associates in human resources in 2008 from the Community College of the Air Force in Maxwell AFB, AL; and her masters in human resources in 2009 from Wayland Baptist University in Plainview, TX.

Midwest Geriatrics, Inc. is an Omaha-based nonprofit organization. Housed in Florence Home, they are the proud management team for Florence Home Healthcare Center, Royale Oaks Assisted Living, House of Hope Alzheimer’s Care, House of Hope Assisted Living, Senior Health Foundation, and Gerimed and Unimed Pharmacies. To learn more about Midwest Geriatrics and their communities, call (402) 827-6000 or visit omahaseniorcare.org.