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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You Never Really Forget How to Ride a Bike

June 29, 2018 | Blog Post

My Life as Volunteer Rickshaw Pilot By Sue Ruthven The staff at Valley VNA started talking about raising money to purchase bike rickshaws about two years ago. Right away, my…

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In Good Company

May 21, 2018 | Blog Post

Isolation & Loneliness is Unhealthy for Seniors Joelin Mueller, Life Enrichment Assistant Everyone likes quiet time alone for a refreshing nap, a good book, or a cup of coffee. After…

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Valley VNA Voices – Kelley K

May 3, 2018 | Valley VNA Voice

I was born and raised in Oshkosh along with my older brother Michael and my younger brother Jonathan.   My parents were divorced when I was young and dad remarried when…

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