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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.


A Nurse’s Medical Advice to a Patient is Shared With Others

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Getting through to patients isn't always as easy as we may hope. Beverly Tirado, RN, was able to witness first hand just how well she got through to her patient with congestive heart failure and the satisfaction this brought her. Read more.


17 Years of Nursing Care Helps Woman with MS Live at Home

Monday, May 23, 2016
Jackie Schott has been Rosemarie Reynolds' home care nurse for over 17 years. Jackie's visits became more frequent after Rose had lost her legs to MS. This is their story. Read more.


VNA Health Group Announces New Executive Appointment to Focus on Innovation and Patient Experience

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Vito Buccellato, MPA, LNHA, a New York City hospital executive accomplished in streamlining operations, improving patient experience and advancing quality outcomes, has joined VNA Health Group in a newly created position, as chief operating officer. Read more.


Loyal Base Embraces VNACJ Thrift & Consignment Mission

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Although the Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey Thrift & Consignment Shop has sat snug just off the road on Main Street, since 1960, for anyone passing through the front doors for the first time, it can seem like a newly discovered treasure. Read more.


Study Finds Workplace Vaccination Reduces Employee Illness

Friday, March 18, 2016
Getting the flu vaccination each year doesn't only protect you from infection, it also protects those around you as well! Studies show less sick days being taken with the rise of employee vaccinations. Read more.




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