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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Why Become A Caregiver?

September 21, 2015 | Blog Post

Valley VNA relies heavily on its caregivers, not only because they are exceptional at their jobs, but because without them, our organization couldn’t function. Our caregivers interact with our residents…

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Why Donate To Senior Living?

September 4, 2015 | Blog Post

Philanthropy has always been an integral part of Valley VNA Senior Services. In fact, the original Visiting Nurse Association was formed by a group of benevolent women in 1908. Throughout…

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Caring For Someone With Dementia

August 25, 2015 | Blog Post

Dementia is difficult to deal with for those who suffer from the disease and the family members caring for the individual. This disease affects over 45 million people worldwide. It…

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5 Benefits of In-Home Care

July 23, 2015 | Blog Post

In-home care is a great option for seniors who need a little extra help at home. By receiving help from our in-home staff, seniors are able to stay independent in…

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