Senior Wellness Programs

Helping seniors in the community stay independent and healthy has always been a priority at VNA Health Group. We understand the importance of preventive healthcare and offer senior wellness programs that focus on prevention, detection, education and follow-up.

Our community health nursing professionals visit senior housing, senior clubs, nutrition sites, and senior centers throughout the state to help adults over the age of 50 achieve and maintain productive, high-quality lives. 

Our senior wellness services include:  

These NJ senior care services are FREE to eligible residents in select locations through a grant-funded program.

Take a look at our FREE Speakers Bureau section to find a topic of interest for your group, or we can design a topic to fit your needs. Then give us a call at 800-400-0981 or click here to speak with a VNA Health Group representative.

Monthly on-site visits

Whether you live independently at home or in a senior living facility, you may benefit from occasional visits by a registered nurse to ensure you are maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

At your first visit, a complete medical assessment will be provided by a registered nurse:

  • Physical
  • Emotional
  • Psychosocial

Depending on your needs, VNA Health Group visiting nurses of NJ can provide care on a one-to-one basis or offer healthcare education to groups at community centers, assisted living, senior centers, soup kitchens, and faith-based centers.

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Medication review and instruction 

According to the Institute of Medicine, over 1.5 million people each year have adverse reactions due to medication errors or interactions.

As part of the VNA Health Group Senior Wellness Program, we will come to your senior center, group residence, or home and perform a complete medication review, to help you:

  • Understand what medications you are taking and why
  • Learn how to properly take your medication and at what times for optimal results
  • Develop a medication chart that is easy to follow
  • Separate medication into daily/weekly containers
  • Create a telephone list of contact numbers or medication record in the case of an emergency to keep in a convenient location

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FREE health screenings and blood pressure monitoring

Health check-ups should be a regular part of every health maintenance program, especially if you have diabetes, high blood pressure, or concerns about cholesterol or hypertension. 

At VNA Health Group, we offer FREE health screenings and blood pressure monitoring at neighborhood locations, including senior housing, senior clubs, and nutrition sites. Screenings are also available for community businesses.

Health screenings can be provided for:

  • Diabetes
  • Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Vital Signs
  • Cardiovascular
  • ... and more

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Physical and psychosocial assessments

To stay your healthiest and enjoy life to the fullest, it's important to have regular health checkups.

Through our senior wellness program, a registered nurse visits community sites such as senior housing, senior clubs, nutrition sites, or senior centers and perform a complete health assessment for your residents.

Assessments can include:

  • Physical
  • Emotional
  • Psychosocial
  • Neurological
  • Chronic illness such as diabetes and asthma
  • Hearing
  • Medication review

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One-on-one counseling 

One-on-one counseling for disease prevention and control of chronic conditions is available through our senior wellness program to assist you in your care management needs. In addition, an in-home evaluation visit can be made for referral to our in-home services or for assistance with alternative community resource services. 

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Group health education 

VNA Health Group is committed to the promotion of health education and wellness, especially for our seniors. Our healthcare professionals make presentations on a wide range of important health issues such as hypertension, nutrition, cholesterol, osteoporosis, diabetes management and lifestyle management. 

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Are you looking for NJ senior care? Give us a call at 800-400-0981 or click here to speak with a VNA Health Group representative.

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