“As a rule, he who has the most information will have the greatest success in life.” Benjamin Disraeli
If you or someone you know suspect you’ve been victim of a scam or fraud aimed at seniors, the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging has set up a new toll-free hotline to help.
The Flu is here! Please contact VNA to schedule your flu shot or stop by our office. Our nurses would be happy to help you.
Martin's Point Health Care and VNA Home Health have launched an innovative pilot project to help people living with heart failure stay at home, improve their quality of life, and stay out of the hospital.
Effective today, Mercy Health System of Maine and EMHS (Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems) have received CON approval to make Mercy and VNA Home Health Hospice the newest member of EMHS. The affiliation can officially move forward.
Colleen Hilton, R.N., CEO To Serve On Leadership Team For RWJ-Funded Study of Public Health Services for Greater Portland
VNA is offering a FREE Flu Clinic on Monday, January 14th.
VNA will be hosting a weekly Grief Support Group on Fridays in South Portland and monthly meetings on Tuesdays in Windham.
Bonita Usher Recognized As Advocate of the Year by the Home Care and Hospice Alliance of Maine.
"A Transformative Moment" in Health Care for Maine
Classes are beginning in October for people who are interested in becoming a Hospice Volunteer.
Lisa Fuller, Director of LifeStages, was interviewed by Community Television Network on Geriatric Care Management and how it can help families who are struggling with the challenges of aging.
VNA will be facilitating a new approach to grief support. The group will be facilitated by Linda Hopkins, Grief and Bereavement Coordinator, and Lois Leonard Stock, LCSW and artist. They will lead the group and start with a quiet activity using visual art as a non-verbal way to connect with one’s spirit and provide relief from physical and emotional pain.
Seeking Caring and Compassionate Hospice Volunteers!
Annie Blanchard, LCSW, was recently named the 2011 Heloise Withee Award Winner at VNA's annual recognition dinner.
VNA is offering a series of support sessions for people who are struggling with grief during the holidays.
VNA has again been named to the 2011 HomeCare Elite, a compilation of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. VNA is the only agency in Southern Maine to achieve this recognition.
Are you interested in providing support to our hospice clients and families? Become a VNA Hospice volunteer.
Leigh Ann Howard, RN, MSN, has written two case studies recently published in "Clinical Case Studies in Home Health Care".
Bill Anderson, PT, and Bernadette Kroon, PT, are the only two people who have obtained the Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults certification in Maine and they are both at VNA!
Colleen Hilton, CEO, has been recognized as a 2011 Woman to Watch by Mainebiz.
Meet Jessica Vickerson, VNA's new Nurse Practitioner, who is bringing Palliative Care to VNA and Mercy clients.
Listen in on Sunday, July 10th, to hear more about VNA and our efforts in the community.
Please join VNA in congratulating our colleagues at Breast Care Specialists of Maine for winning a full, three-year accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), which is administered by the American College of Surgeons.
There is no place like home when you need Physical Therapy
The VNA Hospice Team and Members of the Board of Directors invite you to join them for a Service of Remembrance.
VNA Home Health & Hospice is pleased to join the Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA) in celebrating National VNA Week, May 8-14, 2011.
The new year that lies ahead will bring exciting advances in elder care services at VNA Home Health & Hospice, based in South Portland just as they are celebrating 90 years of providing medical home care to the community.
Lisa will be discussing "The Top 5 Things Employers Can Do to Support Employed Caregivers."
A CBS series on Caregiving focused on how Elder Mediation can help ease family disputes.
Janet Edmunson, M.ED. will be presenting "Finding Meaning from Loss" on Saturday, April 2nd, 2011 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm at Scarborough Library.
The Joint Commission will publicly launch the first in a series of new animated Speak Up™ videos that encourage patients to speak up and become active participants in their health care.
Spring hospice volunteer training will be held in April.
In honor of National Home Care and National Hospice Month, the Home Care & Hospice Alliance of Maine selected Marion Broaddus as Maine's Home Care Volunteer of the Year.
During the fall of 2009, VNA Home Health & Hospice, in close collaboration with the Maine Centers for Disease Control, organized and performed over 113 school based immunization clinics aimed at protecting Maine children from the H1N1 influenza.