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Love Notes and Music Therapy

Guest Post by Mabel Ortiz, VNA Music Therapist. At the end of almost every music therapy visit I complete with a patient or family, I finish saying goodbye with “it’s been an honor,” or “it has been my pleasure to be here,” which I wholeheartedly believe to be true. Since 2016, I have had the privilege to serve many as…

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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 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 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 Names New CEO, Lundy Fields

The Visiting Nurse Association of the Treasure Coast (VNA) has named Lundy Fields as its new president and CEO. Fields, who joined the VNA’s board of directors last August, brings with him a wealth of experience, working with large healthcare companies including Johns Hopkins and Cleveland Clinic. “I am greatly humbled to serve as VNA’s CEO and am excited about…

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Preventing Falls at Home

Falling is a serious risk for seniors. Every year, one in three adults age 65 or older fall, and less than half may talk to their healthcare provider about their falls. Falling can cause severe injuries and even be responsible for being admitted into the hospital. It is important to take proactive actions to create a safe home environment to…

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VNA Private Care Receives 2018 Best of Home Care – Provider of Choice Award for Eighth Year

The Visiting Nurse Association’s (VNA) Private Care department announced today that it has received the 2018 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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A ‘Place for Remembering’ Unveiled at VNA Hospice House

The VNA recently unveiled the new tribute area entitled “A Place for Remembering” at the VNA Hospice House. Local families who gave a tribute to honor the memories of their loved ones were invited to the ribbon cutting ceremony and dedication. “A Place for Remembering” was made possible through the donation of philanthropists Lou and John Furrer, who wanted to…

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VNA Hospice Volunteers Restore Dollhouse for Holiday Drawing

We are holding a holiday drawing for a restored dollhouse to benefit VNA Hospice. Tickets for the drawing are $10 and can be purchased at VNA Hidden Treasures located at 656 21st Street, Vero Beach in the Miracle Mile shopping plaza. The estimated value of the dollhouse is $1,500 and showcases features such as LED lightbulbs, non-breakable furniture and Christmas-themed…

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Shoo the Flu with the VNA this October

The VNA will be offering the following ‘Shoo the Flu’ clinics in Indian River County for October. Individuals who get their flu shot at any Hidden Treasures clinic will receive a coupon for 50% any one item for the thrift store. •    Monday, October 02, 2017 – 11:00am – 2:00pm – Vero Beach Hidden Treasures, 656 21st St.    Vero Beach…

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