RVNA is your VNA

Where do you turn to when you need reliable, professional health care? The answer is the Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association. We have been delivering round the clock home care to the community since 1914. And with an expanding program of community wellness services that meet the needs of young and old alike, we’re a neighbor you can count on.

RVNA has the highest patient satisfaction rating of any home healthcare agency in the area we serve. We have a 96.4% overall satisfaction rate among our patients which is 4% higher than the national average. RVNA is a not-for-profit agency whose sole mission is to provide remarkable home health care, foster community based wellness, and promote public health and safety in the community.

Flu & Pneumonia Clinics Quality Living at Home Call your house your home, for a lifetime… Travel Wise Avoid health trouble when traveling, we offer the immunizations you need to make your trip enjoyable and safe. Lifeline Help is the press of a button away. Senior Care Solutions Helping seniors remain in their own home. Well Child Clinics $50 Fee Covers Visit and all School Required Immunizations, Sliding Scale Available. Unique & Caring Gifts from RVNA When you have a gift to give please think of the RVNA. We have an array of unique and caring gift ideas! Shingles Vaccine Help protect yourself from this potentially devestating disease! Available to anyone 60 and older by appointment. $215 You must bring a prescription from your doctor. Please call 203-438-5555 to make an appointment.

RVNA (Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association) is a non-profit Medicare-certified home healthcare agency that has been providing top-quality home-based nursing care for over 100 years. We serve Connecticut towns in Fairfield County, New Haven County and Litchfield County, providing nursing services, physical therapy, and disease management, as well as non-medical home care. We actively support seniors who want to age in place. We also support community wellness and public health through education and events.

RVNA In the News

  • RVNA Awarded Top Workplace Award for Sixth Time

    For the 6th time since 2011, RVNA has been named a Top Workplaces award winner by Hearst Connecticut Media. The award, which is earned as a result of a survey completed by employees of the company, recognizes local companies that lead the way in employee satisfaction and pride. RVNA was ranked 3rd in the mid-sized company category which includes companies with between 100 and 999 employees.
    The Ridgefield Press
    Greenwich Time
  • Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association Adds Outpatient Rehab Center

    By Kevin Zimmerman | Fairfield County Business Journal Business is booming at the Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association. So much so that it recently opened a 10,000-square-foot outpatient rehabilitation center at its headquarters, the Center for Exceptional Care at 27 Governor St. in Ridgefield.

RVNA Today Column

The Challenges of Caregiving

A recent New York Times article discussed how after a five decade rise in the number of women in the workforce, that rise has stalled over the past 15 years. The general consensus is that caring for children, historically a woman’s job, has taken its toll. But the other significant factor is that elder care responsibilities have also increased as the population in the United States has aged. This combination has made it challenging for many women to actively remain in the labor market. Today, 15 percent of the American population has reached retirement age...

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  • I had one of your RVNA nurses seeing me to change the dressing, take my vitals, etc. She was an absolute doll, gentle and caring!
    Terry, Southbury
  • I had hip replacement surgery at Greenwich Hospital and when I returned home I immediately began post-op rehab. My RVNA therapist… displayed a sincere interest in my well-being. He is a true professional.
    John Morris
  • My RVNA nurse has been in my corner every second, and when you feel as sick as I do, it's so comforting to know someone like that is looking out for you. The care she gives me is wonderful, above and beyond.
    Megan Moore
  • Thank you for your support at the Emergency Shelter during the October snowstorm. Knowing RVNA was present relieved much of my concern about the well being of the residents who were staying there. We appreciated all you did.
    Jane Byrnes, Red Cross Emergency Shelter Manager, Ridgefield
  • I’m so happy that I have found RVNA! My 2 year old daughter had fallen behind on her immu- nizations because we had lost our health insurance. The Well Child Clinic allowed us access to a doctor that we would not have been able to afford.
    Parent of a Well Child Clinic patient
  • Thank you for keeping me healthy! I followed all your advice and tips and stayed strong for the kids. Thank you for helping make my travel an awesome experience.
    Sandy Pope
  • I have Lifeline because I live alone. I don't want my children or my grand- children to worry about me, even though they live here in town. I do it for them
    Emily Mayer
  • For the past few years, Laura has been very helpful as part of a network that assists my dad to continue to enjoy a high quality of living and to successfully live alone.
    Susan Master
  • Knowing that you are a caring resource that is available to us has been invaluable as we have entered into this life’s journey with our parents.
    Antra Borofsky
  • We are both American citizens. We have been unemployed for two years. We haven’t been to a doctor. This (Community Health Fair) is tremendous.
    2012 Health Fair Participants