Mind & Spirit

A Message of Love and Empathy for Caregivers
By Candice Freese, Valley VNA Wellness Coordinator

February is well known in the medical community as Heart Month, a time when people are reminded to think about their cardiovascular health and how to improve it. It seems crazy, right? That we…

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by Tammy Malewski | February 17, 2017

By Tammy Malewski, Marketing and Fund Development Director, Valley VNA

Seniors are the fastest growing internet and social media users today. They typically use it to reconnect with people from their past, bridge generational gaps, and find online support for people living with chronic diseases. Their children, grandchildren, and…

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by Tammy Malewski | September 15, 2016

By Colleen Harvot, Director of In-Home Care, Valley VNA

Researchers have proven caring for a spouse between ages 66 and 96 can increase a caregiver’s risk of death by 63 percent compared to people the same age who are not caregivers.¹ You are not imagining things when you…

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by Tammy Malewski | August 19, 2016

By Gina Larsen, guest

I recently spoke to a chef who can trace his passion for food and culinary pursuits all the way back to his Sunday after-church walks with his grandpa. They’d be waiting for his grandma to finish preparing the noon meal, and the two of them would…

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by Tammy Malewski | June 7, 2016

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