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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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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Valley VNA Gets a Makeover

August 9, 2017 | Blog Post

4 Tools Used in Interior Design for Senior Living Communities By Lissa Rolenc, ASID, Owner and Director of Interior Design at 4Design  Valley VNA is in the midst of a…

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Shiny New Wheels at Valley VNA

July 24, 2017 | Blog Post

Accessible Activity Van and Bicycle Rickshaws for Residents & Clients By Tammy Malewski, Marketing & Development Director at Valley VNA Senior Care   Our First VAN at VNA It’s been…

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Namaste Care™ Soothes, Accompanies Elderly People with Dementia

May 30, 2017 | Blog Post

Gentle and Peaceful Activity Reduces Agitation, Increases Quality of Life By Carrie Esselman, Therapeutic Recreational Specialist, Valley VNA Namaste is a Hindu word that expresses, “to honor the spirit within.”…

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Three Things You Should Know About Memorial Day

May 23, 2017 | Blog Post

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…

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Will I Have to Move Again?

May 5, 2017 | Blog Post

(Part 3) A Financial Blog Series About Assisted Living Funding Sources, Payment Programs, and Possible Pitfalls By Theresa Pichelmeyer, Valley VNA President & CEO  My last two blogs have covered…

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Assisted Living vs. Nursing Home Care

March 31, 2017 | Blog Post

A Financial Blog Series about Funding Sources, Payment Programs, and Possible Pitfalls By Theresa Pichelmeyer, Valley VNA President & CEO  In my last blog, I wrote about one of the…

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