1950 Larkin Ave Elgin, IL 60123  (847) 742-7070
Meet Our Staff
- Meet Our Staff



Ligaya Manzano, RN - Director of Nursing

Ligaya is a registered nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She has been with Advocate Sherman West Court since the opening of the facility. Her passion is helping people, which is the reason she became a nurse. Her goal is that her team of highly skilled nursing staff provide excellent care and produce excellent outcomes in the most collaborative way.

Ligaya was born and educated in the Philippines. She has a son and lives locally.


Marco Del Castillo

Marco Del Castillo, PT - Administrator

Marco is a licensed physical therapist by background who came to Advocate Sherman West Court with extensive professional experience, specializing in rehabilitation care for the elderly population. He has occupied various positions in clinical care and management, providing therapy interventions with exeptional outcomes.

Marco also resides locally with his wife and family.  In his spare time he enjoys photography, visual arts, and basketball.


Bonnie Shariati

Bonnie Shariati, RDN, CNSC  Registered Dietitian, Dietary Manager

Bonnie obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics from Northern Illinois University. Upon graduation, she completed a year-long didactic internship from Loyola University Chicago. She has primarily worked in the long-term care field as a clinical dietitian helping patients and residents with unique nutrition needs. In addition, she has worked in the acute setting at Advocate Sherman Hospital.

Bonnie lives with her husband and has two children. As a self-defined foodie, her interests include cooking, baking and entertaining for family and friends. She also enjoys exercise and tennis.


Gail Badgley

Gail Badgley - Admissions Coordinator

Gail has been an important associate of Advocate Sherman West Court and has served in numerous roles since 1995.  Including Unit Secretary, Medical Supplies, Supply Clerk and Admissions.

Gail is married and she has two grown sons. Her hobbies include reading, embroidery, doll collecting, and traveling. Her favorite destinations include Amsterdam, Tahiti, and Hawaii. 

Gail and her team accept admissions 24/7 and are available to assist you with your admission questions or to provide you with a tour of the facility.