All Adults Should Have a Signed Power of Attorney for Health Care

April 15, 2022 | Blog Post

By Theresa Pichelmeyer, EdD, RN, President and CEO of Valley VNA Senior Care National Health Care Decisions Day is April 16, a day set aside to educate and empower people…

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At 114, We Remain Steadfast

December 23, 2021 | Blog Post

Theresa Pichelmeyer, EdD, RN, President & CEO Valley VNA Senior Care   In January 2022, Valley VNA will turn 114! We are proud of our steadfast commitment to the health and…

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Health Check: Alzheimer’s

December 22, 2021 | Blog Post

By Cami Tesch, Student Nurse College of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh   Alzheimer’s and Dementia Alzheimer’s and dementia are often used interchangeably. However, think of dementia as a big umbrella…

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Health Check: Congestive Heart Failure

December 15, 2021 | Blog Post

By Cami Tesch, Student Nurse College of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh   What is Congestive Heart Failure? Congestive heart failure is when the heart is not able to pump a…

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Health Check: Depression

December 8, 2021 | Blog Post

By Cami Tesch, Student Nurse College of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Unravelling the stigma of depression Depression isn’t something that you can get over with the snap of your fingers….

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Health Check: Urinary Tract Infection

November 30, 2021 | Blog Post

By Cami Tesch, Student Nurse College of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh   How do I know if I have a UTI? A urinary tract infection, also known as a UTI,…

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Tap Into Music to Reminisce and Engage: Music as Therapy for Older Adults

November 4, 2021 | Blog Post

By Christy Feuerstahler, CDP, Music Coordinator, Valley VNA Senior Care For people with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, music therapy is powerful because a person’s rhythmic response is tied to the…

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Plan Now, and You’ll Be Proud Later

August 30, 2021 | Blog Post

By Angela Franz, Valley VNA Senior Care Administrator of Independent & Assisted Living I recently read an article about how the role of physical therapy has changed in recent years…

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Design for Dignity and Delight: Building for Better Senior Living

June 8, 2021 | Blog Post

By Theresa Pichelmeyer, Ed.D., RN President & CEO, Valley VNA Senior Care For those of us who have found our calling in caring for older adults, we often describe our…

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Caring for Generations: a campaign to ensure quality care for those we love

April 8, 2021 | Blog Post

April 8, 2021 PRESS RELEASE The 113-year-old nonprofit in Neenah launches public phase of $3.25 million fundraising campaign to support campus enhancements at a time when senior living quality and…

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