Valley VNA Voices – Meet Norman

February 5, 2018 | Valley VNA Voice

We lived in Lawrence, Kansas during the depression.  Dad worked for Skell Oil Company, and I was the only child my parent’s had. I remember we would say we had…

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Pharmacists Who Specialize in Senior Care

January 22, 2018 | Blog Post

Meet Jenna Weber, Certified Geriatric Pharmacist, Morton LTC  Assisted living and skilled nursing homes rely on daily or twice-daily deliveries of prescriptions for their residents. The medications arrive pre-portioned from…

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Meet Paul

January 12, 2018 | Blog Post

Meet Paul, new Valley VNA Board Member When you first meet Paul Verbeten, you see how he was in the glee club in college at UW-LaCrosse. He moves and speaks…

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Meet Gabrielle

January 3, 2018 | Valley VNA Voice

Oshkosh is my hometown where I was born and raised with my three sisters, me being the second oldest. In the summer we would go for the long six hour…

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Meet Marion

November 22, 2017 | Valley VNA Voice

I was born on my family’s farm in October 1925.  Our family had 300 acres on French and Ballard Rd, which is now County Hwy OO.  Mom and Dad lived…

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Give The Gift Of Joy: 7 Holiday Gift Ideas For Seniors

November 11, 2017 | Blog Post

By Carrie Esselman, Therapeutic Recreational Specialist at Valley VNA Whether an older person still lives at home or she has moved into an apartment or assisted living complex, chances are…

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Meet Trevor

November 10, 2017 | Valley VNA Voice

I was born in Appleton and grew up in Hortonville with my parents, two brothers and my two sisters. I am the 2nd youngest of us five.  Growing up, our…

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The Grand Finale: VNA Holiday Avenue 2017 is Nov. 2

October 17, 2017 | Blog Post

This is a very special year as Valley VNA wraps up its successful 15-year run with the Holiday Avenue Finale. Plans for next year’s brand new elegant fundraiser are already…

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When a Health Crisis Happens on the Road

October 6, 2017 | Blog Post

7 Tips for Handling a Hospital Stay in a Strange Town By Gina Larsen, guest blogger I regularly blog on issues of health care and aging. Many times I interview…

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Share a Story in Honor of Assisted Living Week

September 16, 2017 | Blog Post

Families and Stories Are Forever  People do not live forever, but stories can; that’s what makes them so precious. If you think about it, a person is never forgotten as…

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