Every Adult Needs A Signed Power of Attorney for Health Care

April 10, 2020 | Blog Post

By Theresa Pichelmeyer, RN, EdD, President and CEO, Valley VNA Senior Care and Ellen Koski, MPH, CPH, Director, Fox Valley Advance Care Planning Partnership   National Health Care Decisions Day…

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Erin Kaskavitch, RN, Nurse Consultant

March 4, 2020 | Valley VNA Voice

I was born in Florida and my family lived in Pensacola until I was 10 years old because my mom was brought up in a Navy family. Then we moved…

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Meet Jordan M.

February 12, 2020 | Valley VNA Voice

I worked at Valley VNA for more than five years while I was a student at Winneconne High School and in nursing school at Marian University. Once I earned my…

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January 2020: Time for a Valley VNA Vocabulary Review

January 12, 2020 | Blog Post

By Theresa Pichelmeyer, President & CEO, Valley VNA Valley VNA Senior Care is an independent non-profit organization that was established by caring, activist Neenah citizens way back in 1908. As…

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Your Community Can Cure You

December 17, 2019 | Blog Post

The Positive Effects of Resolving Loneliness for Seniors Over the past decade there has been a 10 percent increase in people living alone, and 28 percent of older adults now…

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How Can Modern Media Make Grandma’s Holiday Happy?

November 27, 2019 | Blog Post

Design a Gift Experience that Crosses Generations   As people age, they tend to realize all the stuff they have. Stacked in the cupboards, stashed in the attic, or shoved in…

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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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