VNA | Visiting Nurse Association: Our Stories of Care

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VNA delivers expert, compassionate care to under-resourced individuals and families in our community.

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Our Stories of Care

Every day, we provide expert care to individuals from all walks of life, each with a special story to share. We invite you to meet some of them.



Nurse pushing man in a wheelchair-square

November 12, 2022

Supporting wishes to age in place with VNA’s Home Health Aide services

Mark and his mother knew they would need assistance to remain independent at home. VNA’s home health aide services came in to help.

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Thomas Kmezich VNA Infusion Pharmacy

October 20, 2022

Meet Our Team: Thomas Kmezich

VNA staff member Thomas Kmezich shares his experience working as a pharmacist and the impact he makes each day.

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Mother holding baby with fall leaves in the background

October 10, 2022

Forging a trusting relationship with VNA’s Parenting Support services

VNA’s Parenting Support services helped Belle learn how to best care for her child, and set her on a path for success.

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September 14, 2022

Creating a network of support with VNA’s Shelter Nursing services

With the support of VNA’s Shelter Nursing services, Cooper was able to find housing, stabilize his mental health and regain security.

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Nurse holding hand of elderly patient

August 15, 2022

Returning to independence with VNA’s Home Health Aide services

Nina experienced a setback after injuring herself at home. VNA’s Home Health Aide team helped Nina gain back her independence.

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boy sitting with insulin pump

July 6, 2022

Helping a student thrive with VNA’s School Health services

VNA’s School Health services helped one student and his family establish a plan of care to ensure his diabetes is managed consistently.

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November 23, 2021

Providing Accessible Care at Home

VNA staff work with Jolene regularly to help her maintain her overall health and well-being.

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James Summerfelt

May 11, 2021

News about Amedisys Home Health and Hospice Care

As VNA celebrates its 125th year serving the Omaha community, we announce an intentional re-focus of our historical mission to serve those in the community who are without the resources for home health and hospice care services.

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woman with marathon tag and mask in front of lake

February 10, 2021

One Step at a Time, VNA Nurse Finds Positivity in Difficult Times

PHN Case Manager Mary Foley shares her insights on how to stay positive during these difficult times.

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January 1, 2021

125 Years of Care

Since 1896, VNA has provided exceptional, high-quality care. VNA will continue to provide care today. Tomorrow. And the next 125 years.

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Nebraska AgrAbility Eric

October 30, 2020

Adapting to Preserve Traditions

Eric Beckman, a fourth-generation Nebraskan farmer, experienced a vehicle accident that resulted in quadriplegia. Doctors and therapists encouraged him to find another profession, but Eric responded, “I’ve never wanted to […]

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October 22, 2020

An Unmistakable 90-Year Legacy

After 90 years of combined service, two outstanding VNA employees are leaving an unmistakable legacy that has impacted lives across the community. Bridget Young, Chief Operating Officer and Joanie Kush, […]

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