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Human Infrastructure Needed for an Aging America

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Creating a healthy marketplace that allows the vast majority of older Americans to age in the comfort of their own homes with dignity and independence should be a top priority. Read more.


Envisioning a Brighter Future for Home and Community Based Health Care

Monday, September 19, 2016
Visiting Nurse Association Health Group (VNA Health Group) announced, with great fanfare at its Beach Ball event on Friday, September 16, the public launch of its 2020 Vision Campaign. Read more.


NJ Prepares for Tropical Storm Hermine

Friday, September 2, 2016
Hermine made landfall in Florida and is weakening. It has been downgraded to a tropical storm. A tropical storm watch remains in effect along the New Jersey and Delaware coasts and for all of our coastal zones and lower Delaware Bay. Read more.


Let’s Talk: 6-tips On How to Start A Conversation With Loved Ones About Long-Term Care

Friday, August 12, 2016
A longer lifespan comes with a greater chance you will need help with some of life's basic needs. 70% of people over the age of 65 will need long-term care. These 6 tips will help you get the conversation started. Read more.


Volunteering at Age 90 and Beyond

Thursday, July 28, 2016
Three Jersey Shore women in their nineties are longtime volunteers of the VNACJ Thrift Shop in Manasquan, contributing a combined 30 years of service. Read more.


Dispelling 4 Fears and Myths Around Hospice Care

Friday, July 22, 2016
Although hospice care has been around for over forty years, there are still many misunderstandings about the practice. Hospice provides more humane care for individuals dealing with terminal illness. Let's dispel these 4 myths about hospice. Read more.


Avoid Travel to Zika-Affected Countries Says NJ DOH Commissioner

Friday, July 15, 2016
New Jersey Department of Health commissioner, Dr. Arturo Brito was at Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey's Perth Amboy WIC location to help educate the community on the Zika virus. Read more.


Medicare Demonstration Program Successfully Reduces Hospital Readmissions

Friday, July 15, 2016
VNA Health Group's Community-Based Care Transitions Program demonstration was successful in cutting hospital readmission rates in half. The program helped patients recover quicker in the comfort of their own home. Read more.


VNACJ to Host Event on the Zika Virus

Thursday, June 30, 2016
Join us on Wednesday, July 6 at the VNA of Central Jersey’s WIC program in Perth Amboy for a Zika-Information Event. Find out what you need to know about the virus including how it is spread and symptoms. Read more.


What Matters Most to Seniors Q&A With Shelley Lyford CEO of West Health

Friday, June 24, 2016
VNA Health Group CEO, Steven Landers talks with West Health CEO Shelley Lyford about what matters most to seniors. West Health focuses on helping seniors age gracefully in the comfort of their own home. Read more.


VNA Health Group Nurses Supply Free Health Screening for Veterans

Friday, June 10, 2016
VNA Health Group's veteran wellness program offers free medical screening and advice for all veterans and their families. Nurse Karen Diamond issues blood pressure tests every month at the VFW in Deal, NJ. Read more.


10 Things the Next President Can Do to Help The Elderly & Their Families

Friday, June 3, 2016
The number of people in the United States age 85 and older will more than double from 6 million to 15 million over the next 25 years. The next president of the USA needs to make the way we care for older Americans a priority. Read more.


Helping a Child Succeed Against All Odds

Friday, May 27, 2016
There are a growing number of services VNA Health Group provides for individuals and families. Sean is just one of the many touching stories told by our child development nurses. Read more.


Changing a Family’s View on Hospice Care

Thursday, May 26, 2016
There are many misconceptions surrounding hospice care. In reality most patients that turn to hospice live longer than their life expectancy. Amy Brook changed the opinion of one family's view on hospice with the care she provided to her patient. Read more.


Hospice Team Supports Nurse through Difficult Case

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Daniela Shehaj, RN, was assigned one of the most difficult cases of her career, a 14-year-old bay seeking hospice care. Read more.




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