When I Grow Up, I Want To Be A Valley VNA Knitting Lady

February 12, 2016 | Blog Post

By Gina Sanders Larsen, guest The knitting ladies, plus one rogue needle worker, meet every day on the second floor of the Valley VNA residence in front of the fireplace….

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Nutritious Meals Delivered

February 5, 2016 | Blog Post

By Colleen Harvot, Director of In-Home Care I recently wrote about how to be a good neighbor to an elderly person. No matter how old you are, it’s good to…

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How To Be A Good Neighbor To An Elderly Person

January 15, 2016 | Blog Post

By Colleen Harvot, Director of In Home Care, Valley VNA Senior Services One of our core missions is to help seniors stay happy and healthy in their own homes. Our…

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What Is The Purple Angel Program?

December 23, 2015 | Blog Post

Do you know someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia? Chances are you do. There are an estimated 5.3 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease. The Purple Angel…

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Life Enrichment Activities For Alzheimer’s Disease

December 16, 2015 | Blog Post

Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia. It can impair an individual’s memory as well as his or her behavior and thinking. Life enrichment activities can help those living…

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Tips From A Nurse: Type 2 Diabetes

December 2, 2015 | Blog Post

The number of Americans with Type 2 diabetes is increasing each year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 9.3 percent of people in the United States have…

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What Is Hospice Care?

November 25, 2015 | Blog Post

November is National Hospice Care Month. Hospice can be an emotional decision for families. In 2014, an estimated 1.7 million patients received hospice care services. Learn what hospice care is…

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5 Ways In-Home Care Services Help Caregivers

November 18, 2015 | Blog Post

November is National Family Caregivers month. Did you know there are more than 34 million unpaid caregivers in the United States providing care to those age 18 years and older?…

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10 Ways To Lower Your Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

November 12, 2015 | Blog Post

According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 29 million people in the United States have diabetes. About 86 million adults have prediabetes, and 15-30 percent of them will…

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5 Things You Should Know About Alzheimer’s Disease

November 4, 2015 | Blog Post

Did you know November is Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness month? More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s, and it is estimated by 2050 up to 16 million will have…

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