Memory Care Respite is Where New Memories are Made

October 15, 2019 | Blog Post

The Gift is to be Present to One Another By Colleen Harvot, Director of In-Home Care at Valley VNA Senior Care This blog was originally posted by the Oshkosh Area…

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Valley VNA Invests in Certified Dementia Practitioners

September 12, 2019 | Blog Post

Specialized Training to Assess, Soothe People with Dementia and Help Colleagues, Families By Joelin Mueller, CDP, Valley VNA Life Enrichment Team Lead Three caregivers at Valley VNA Senior Care have…

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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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