General John A. Logan crafted Logan’s Order on May 5, 1868, to establish Decoration Day, now known as Memorial Day, on May 30 of each year. It is believed that date was chosen because flowers would be in bloom all over the country, and they could be used to…

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by Tammy Malewski | May 23, 2017

By Tammy Malewski, Marketing and Fund Development Director, Valley VNA

Seniors are the fastest growing internet and social media users today. They typically use it to reconnect with people from their past, bridge generational gaps, and find online support for people living with chronic diseases. Their children, grandchildren, and…

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by Tammy Malewski | September 15, 2016

By Joy Lautenslager, RN, Valley VNA Foot Care Nurse

Wiggle your toes. People don’t really think about their feet until they can’t reach them. Valley VNA is the longest consistently running foot care clinic provider in the region. Our clinics were established here in Neenah more than 20…

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by Tammy Malewski | April 29, 2016

Valley VNA Senior Services is dementia aware!  Active with the Fox Valley Memory Project’s program action committee, we have volunteered to present the Purple Angel Awareness Program in the Neenah-Menasha area.

The Purple Angel Dementia Awareness Program works to train employees to offer hospitality and support to people with confusion, memory loss…

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by Tammy Malewski | March 27, 2015

Carrie Esselman, Therapeutic Recreational Specialist at Valley VNA, helped write a grant with Susan McFadden, Ph.D.  from the Fox Valley Memory Project to fund drum circle training for 11 long term care facilities across northeast Wisconsin. The $2500 grant will help pay for Tom Gill, from Rhythm for Unity

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by Tammy Malewski | March 26, 2015

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