Every day, we provide expert care to individuals from all walks of life. We invite you to meet some of them below.
One of nine siblings, Princess never had a mother or father figure to look up to. By her 11th birthday, she found herself in foster care.
April 29, 2020
As we step up to take care of our patients during this pandemic, I’ve been reflecting on my previous experience during another uncertain time. When I worked in Chicago for […]View Full Story
April 10, 2020
Infection prevention throughout the community is something VNA’s staff has always kept at the forefront of our minds, even before this outbreak began. Hear one of our hospice nurse’s perspectives.View Full Story
March 19, 2020
No gym? No problem! Healing Motion, the outpatient physical therapy clinic of Visiting Nurse Association, is here to provide some exercise tips for staying active from the comfort of your home.View Full Story
March 18, 2020
It’s important to boost your immunity during a virus outbreak. VNA’s nutritionist put together a list of some healthy, long-lasting foods that will help strengthen your immune system.View Full Story
March 17, 2020
You’ve washed your hands thousands of times — but are you as careful as a doctor? Now is an especially good time to practice scrubbing thoroughly, and it’s one of the easiest ways you can stay healthy.View Full Story
October 1, 2019
This October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, VNA is launching a “Plastic 4 Pink” campaign, collecting gift cards to support its clients in the Breast Cancer Patient Assistance Program (BCPAP). […]View Full Story
September 10, 2019
VNA offers flu immunizations through community clinics at VNA Headquarters at 12565 West Center Road starting Sept. 16. The clinics are held from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. every Mon. – Thurs.; no appointment is necessary.View Full Story
September 10, 2019
You’re NOT invited to an event you (sort of) don’t want to attend. Who has time for yet another fundraiser? We’re taking the hassle out of another fundraiser! At VNA, […]View Full Story
February 27, 2019
February is Heart Month, an important time to reflect on what you can do to keep your heart healthy. VNA’s Clinical Dietitian Jordan Goldsmith, MS, RD, LMNT, LD, offers the following tips to help keep your heart healthy in February and throughout the year:View Full Story
February 15, 2018
In anticipation of VNA’s most delicious fundraiser, Art & Soup, coming up on Feb. 25, employees had a little soup competition of their own! Big congratulations to Rilla Eaton, whose Italian Turkey Burger Soup won Judges Choice, and Francie McNeil, whose Sicilian Peasant Stew with Asiago Cheese Soup won People’s choice. And congratulations to Dee Sepcenko, whose Algo Con Repollo won chef’s choice in Council Bluffs.View Full Story
November 21, 2017
Thanksgiving Cakes repurpose Thanksgiving leftovers in a fun, creative and delicious way. I don’t use a set recipe, but if you’ve ever made fritters or crab cakes, you are looking for a mixture of that same consistency.View Full Story
November 17, 2017
Do the holidays have to be a choice between healthy deprivation and gluttonous satisfaction? Your friendly VNA Chefs and Dietitians say no! This year, consider making a simple and healthy substitution in one of your favorite holiday recipes.View Full Story
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