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Category Archives: Home Health

VNA Answer Nurse: Basics in Parkinson’s disease

My husband was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. As his primary caregiver, what are some things I should know about his disease? After a Parkinson’s diagnosis, it can be overwhelming to learn about the different aspects of the disease and treatment. As you and your physician discuss treatment options, here are some general tips to help you support your loved one…

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VNA Lands New Lord of the Ledgers, Dan Bach

The Visiting Nurse Association of the Treasure Coast (VNA) has named Dan Bach, MBA, CPA as its new Chief Financial Officer. Bach comes to the VNA with more than twenty-five years of financial experience in the healthcare industry. For the past 13 years, he has worked in the home health and hospice industry. “We are thrilled to welcome Dan to…

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VNA’s Fall Prevention Program Focuses on Frequent Fallers

Falling is a prevalent issue for seniors in Indian River County, so much so that preventing falls has become a top priority for the Visiting Nurse Association of the Treasure Coast (VNA). To keep seniors safe at home, the VNA has created the Fall Prevention Program, which includes comprehensive care planning for those who have fallen in the last six…

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VNA Joyously Joins List of United Way Funded Partners

The Visiting Nurse Association of the Treasure Coast (VNA) is pleased to announce that as of July 13, 2018 the United Way of Indian River County will begin funding the VNA’s Telehealth: Chronic Disease Management program in the amount of $60,000 spread over two years. “We are so grateful to the United Way, their Board of Directors and Citizens Review…

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VNA and SAFIR Partner to Promote Proper Disposal of 27,000 Prescription Pills

Thanks to a newly founded partnership with Substance Abuse Free Indian River (SAFIR), the Visiting Nurse Association of the Treasure Coast (VNA) has begun deploying Deterra pouches to provide patients and caregivers with a safe, convenient way to properly disposing of prescription pills. “We are excited to partner with VNA, our mission is to keep our community healthy, safe and…

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VNA Home Health, One of Six in State to Achieve Medicare’s Double 5-Star Rating

The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Home Health recently achieved high star ratings in quality of patient care and patient satisfaction from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The non-profit home health agency achieved 5 stars in both categories, making them the only home healthcare agency in Brevard County and one of only six in the state of Florida…

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You give so Eugene can stand

After a devastating car crash left him paralyzed from the neck down, the last two years of Eugene Stewart’s life have been focused on healing and re-learning how to do basic things like standing, walking and moving. A large hurdle for anyone to overcome, Eugene and his family have the extra barrier of not having the resources to pay for…

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New Year’s Resolutions for Seniors

New Year’s resolutions are a good way of incorporating good habits into our daily lives. For seniors, it’s an opportunity to promote healthy living. Below are some ideas of resolutions to help seniors improve the quality of life. Resolution #1 – Create a safer home environment Falls are the number one reason for hospitalization for an injury among seniors, so…

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VNA recognized as a ‘Top Agency’ by HomeCare Elite

The Visiting Nurse Association of the Treasure Coast (VNA) and VNA Space Coast were both recognized by HomeCare Elite recently as a Top Agency, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. HomeCare Elite has annually identified the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified agencies and highlights the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall. This is…

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