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Category Archives: Private Care

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 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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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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Importance of medication reminders for seniors

Eight out of 10 older Americans take at least one medication, and many seniors take three or more medications a day. Seniors rely on these medications to help them maintain their health or manage a chronic illness. However, if they take these medications improperly, then the benefits of the medications become obsolete or can even have harmful side effects. When…

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Medical alert devices add extra layer of safety for seniors

Over the last few decades, the number of seniors who live alone has increased, which, according to a report by the Pew Research Center, is currently about 12 million seniors. Although aging at home has many benefits, and most seniors prefer to age in the home, it can also pose some risks. Today, one of the biggest perils for seniors…

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Can your older loved ones handle the seasonal traffic?

Though it may not feel like it, fall is officially upon us. For most people residing in Florida, the arrival of fall brings with it an influx of drivers on the roads as snowbirds return from the north. Those still making trips to and from the office, or shuttling kids back and forth to school and late afternoon activities are…

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Coping as a caregiver

Coping as a Caregiver At some stage in our life, most of us will find ourselves in the role of ‘caregiver’. Some of us helped care for younger siblings growing up, or, in the unfortunate situation of caring for a family member with an illness, or unable to care for themselves. Caring comes naturally to some, but even in those…

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