Sad to See You Go

July 7, 2022 | Blog Post

We recently said good-bye to Patricia, a traveling Certified Nursing Assistant who has worked at a number of locations across the country. Her outgoing personality, warmth, and compassion made it…

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All Adults Should Have a Signed Power of Attorney for Health Care

April 15, 2022 | Blog Post

By Theresa Pichelmeyer, EdD, RN, President and CEO of Valley VNA Senior Care National Health Care Decisions Day is April 16, a day set aside to educate and empower people…

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Meet Kristi Branchford, Valley VNA Senior Living Advisor

April 11, 2022 | Valley VNA Voice

From Rickshaws to Residents, a Volunteer Joins Valley VNA Staff Kristi Branchford was introduced to Valley VNA in 2017 when she heard about their new rickshaws through the Cycling Without Age bike…

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Husband, Volunteer, Caregiver

March 25, 2022 | Valley VNA Voice

Tom Lyons Honors His Wife Carol as a Valley VNA Caregiver Tom and Carol Lyons came to know Valley VNA Senior Care in 2016. They visited often to participate in…

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Good Company

February 21, 2022 | Valley VNA Voice

Longtime Valley VNA Senior Care Resident, Caregiver Promise to Stay Together Erma Peters, 104, holds the distinctive title of Valley VNA’s longest resident. She moved into her apartment on Lyon Drive…

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At 114, We Remain Steadfast

December 23, 2021 | Blog Post

Theresa Pichelmeyer, EdD, RN, President & CEO Valley VNA Senior Care   In January 2022, Valley VNA will turn 114! We are proud of our steadfast commitment to the health and…

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Health Check: Alzheimer’s

December 22, 2021 | Blog Post

By Cami Tesch, Student Nurse College of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh   Alzheimer’s and Dementia Alzheimer’s and dementia are often used interchangeably. However, think of dementia as a big umbrella…

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Health Check: Congestive Heart Failure

December 15, 2021 | Blog Post

By Cami Tesch, Student Nurse College of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh   What is Congestive Heart Failure? Congestive heart failure is when the heart is not able to pump a…

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Health Check: Depression

December 8, 2021 | Blog Post

By Cami Tesch, Student Nurse College of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Unravelling the stigma of depression Depression isn’t something that you can get over with the snap of your fingers….

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Health Check: Urinary Tract Infection

November 30, 2021 | Blog Post

By Cami Tesch, Student Nurse College of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh   How do I know if I have a UTI? A urinary tract infection, also known as a UTI,…

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