The Delightful Benefits of Doll Therapy

June 10, 2019 | Blog Post

People with Alzheimer’s, Dementia Benefit from Calming Effects, Caregiving There is something instinctual about how an adult immediately begins to sway and gently pat a baby’s back as soon as…

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Be Sure to Get a Go-To Person

June 3, 2019 | Blog Post

Staff Nurses and Hospice Care in Assisted Living By Erin Kaskavitch, R.N., Clinical Consultant at Valley VNA Senior Care I came to Valley VNA last year from a prior position…

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There’s Someone We’d Like You to Meet

May 24, 2019 | Valley VNA Voice

Introducing Julie Roh, Valley VNA Volunteer Coordinator Valley VNA now has a dedicated volunteer coordinator to help welcome community and family members more fully into our dynamic senior living community….

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The Non-Negotiables

February 7, 2019 | Blog Post

How to Search for a Quality, Caring Senior Living Community By Tara Pichelmeyer, Senior Living Advisor, Valley VNA Senior Care Emotional, physical, financial, and geographical factors all impact the choice…

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Share the Care

January 17, 2019 | Blog Post

Split Safety & Wellness Responsibilities for Aging Parents Julie Fries, RN, In Home Care Every family member has a special talent. You might be the handyman (or woman); some of…

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“Why is This Happening?”

December 20, 2018 | Blog Post

In-Home Care Nurses Help Families Solve Problems, Keep Spirits Up By Colleen Harvot, Valley VNA Senior Care Director of In-Home Care   I help lead a team that provides in-home…

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Gifts for Caregivers That Don’t Cost a Dime

November 29, 2018 | Blog Post

By Colleen Harvot, Director of In-Home Care  Family caregivers to seniors are people who step up and help their loved ones life safer, happier, and healthier lives. Their roles vary…

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Breaking Bread Together as a Volunteer

August 2, 2018 | Blog Post

Pat Bowen is a Sunday Eucharistic Minister Volunteer to Valley VNA Residents  Pat Bowen was raised in a devout Catholic family near Poughkeepsie, New York, and her experience with Catholicism…

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Valley VNA Voices-Meet Jordan M, RN

July 16, 2018 | Valley VNA Voice

I was born in Appleton at St Elizabeth hospital. My parents were married, and then we moved to Green Lake for several years before settling down in Winneconne. I am…

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Pre-Move Assessments are Essential for Seniors

July 16, 2018 | Blog Post

Individual Service Plans By Pat Hoogevoorst, RN, Clinical Services Director at Valley VNA Senior Care All residents who move into Valley VNA Senior Care Assisted Living have a comprehensive assessment…

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