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VNA’s Lisa Sellers Nominated for Prestigious Award

One of our very own, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Lisa Sellers, was nominated for a 2022 Women Who Rock Awards by the weVENTURE Women’s Business Center (WBC) at Florida Tech’s Bisk College of Business. The theme this year was “Providing Healing, Promoting Hope,” in recognition of “the ceaseless work of caregivers and frontline workers during the pandemic and a…

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Celebrate Black History Month

February is Black History Month, ideal for celebrating the many noteworthy Black people in the medical field, particularly nurses – our favorite at VNA! Black nurses play a special role in American medical history, spearheading initiatives to create a more equitable healthcare system that meets the needs of all Americans, regardless of one’s racial background. From Harriet Tubman (1820-1913), who’s…

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Thank you, Veterans!

In honor of Veterans Day, we would like to thank all VNA team members and volunteers who are veterans. VNA places a high importance on veterans and is a participant in the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s ‘We Honor Veterans’ program. In this way, we meet the unique needs for veteran patients, whether that’s physical, psychological or both. We…

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Hospital Prevention Program Keeps Patients At Home

  By Siobhan F. Austin In June, VNA launched the Hospital Prevention Program (HPP), a new patient-centered home health service. It’s geared toward helping high-risk patients with severe diagnoses, like end-stage respiratory disease and congestive heart failure who are susceptible to hospitalization or rehospitalization, remain safely at home. Not only do patients benefit physically and mentally, but they avoid high costs associated with hospitalization.   And the service is excellent. “This program will enhance what the VNA…

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Recognizing Our VNA Family Members

In these unprecedented times we’d like to thank our ever-faithful VNA staff who are helping serve our community and patients in a less than usual role for themselves. We are so grateful for the work you’ve been doing ‘above and beyond’ your regular duties to help meet the needs of so many. Richard B., on the finance team, is a…

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Connecting Caregivers with Local Resources at VNA’s Caregiver Conference

The Visiting Nurse Association’s (VNA) award-winning Caregiver Conference is returning to First Presbyterian Church of Vero Beach on Tuesday, April 2 from 9:00am – 12:00pm. The free event will be held at 520 Royal Palm Boulevard in Vero Beach. Space is limited, so attendees must RSVP in advance at or call 772-978-5515. VNA’s Caregiver Conference will highlight healthcare and…

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VNA Private Care Receives 2019 Best of Home Care® – Provider of Choice Award for Ninth Year

The Visiting Nurse Association’s (VNA) Private Care department announced today that it has received the 2019 Best of Home Care – Provider of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse. The Provider of Choice Award is granted only to the top-ranking home care providers, based on client satisfaction scores gathered by Home Care Pulse, an independent satisfaction research firm for home…

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VNA Names 2018 Associates of the Year

The Visiting Nurse Association of the Treasure Coast (VNA) is pleased to announce Kara Henson, Physical Therapist, and Kim Metz, Occupational Therapist, were recently recognized as VNA’s Associates of the Year. Associates of the Year are nominated by their colleagues for consistently demonstrating VNA’s WHY statement: Collaborating as a team to provide excellent care to patients and families – with…

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VNA Offering “Shoo the Flu” Vaccination Clinics in October

Flu season is officially upon us, and the Visiting Nurse Association of the Treasure Coast’s (VNA) 26th annual “Shoo the Flu” vaccination program is underway. Public vaccination clinics will be held Mondays from 3 – 5 p.m. and each Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. at VNA Hidden Treasures Vero Beach (656 21st Street) thru…

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VNA & Hospice Foundation Welcomes New Board Member William Stengel

The VNA proudly welcomes William Stengel to the board of the VNA & Hospice Foundation. “I am so excited to have an outstanding person like Bill join our other talented board members and help us achieve our VNA mission and vision,” said Kathie Pierce, Foundation Board Chairman. A graduate of Princeton University (BA Biology) and Columbia University (MBA Finance), Stengel…

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