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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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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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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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easterseals program dave

October 20, 2020

Developing Growth and Independence

Ryan, a 16-year-old with Down Syndrome, visited camp for the first time six years ago. “We were worried about him being away for a week, but he jumped right in […]

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VNA infusion pharmacy patient owen

October 17, 2020

Bringing Expert Services Into the Comfort of Home

Owen has benefited from VNA’s in-house infusion pharmacy services. Unlike many patients, Owen is three years old, has a rare condition called Leigh’s Disease and has been in VNA’s care for some time.

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VNA shelter nurse with patients

October 7, 2020

Supporting Patients Wherever They Call Home

VNA shelter nurse Ann Hatting first met Mark, Roger and Jeff when they were homeless shelter clients at Siena Francis House. All three struggled with a combination of physical and […]

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VNA hospice

October 1, 2020

Providing a Compassionate and Dignified Death

Brian was 24 years old, and he was dying of aggressive cancer. He lost access to insurance because he couldn’t work or afford COBRA payments, and he wasn’t ill long […]

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