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Get to know…Veteran Volunteer, George Noyes

In recognition of Veterans Day this week, we turn the staffer spotlight on Vietnam veteran and RVNA volunteer, George Noyes. A Ph.D. and retired RHS science teacher, George has been sharing his energy and intellect with RVNA for over three years now. He is a valuable asset to our staf
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RVNA Salutes our Veterans

Today, in celebration of Veterans Day, the RVNA Hospice team honored United States Veterans, Evelyn Wisner and Robert Feuer, recognizing each for their service to our country.  To this day, their spirit, courage, and love of country, take our breath away.  Both Wisner and Feuer served
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Introducing Chris Robertson, “Marathon” Volunteer

At RVNA, you know Christine Robertson is in the building when you hear her beloved Scottish brogue down the hall.  It’s a delightful sound, conveying warmth and wit, sharing news and greetings. Before settling in to work, Chris may stop by for a hello and a visit, and then she&#
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Meet Mary Frangus, Physical Therapist

At a young age, Physical Therapist Mary Frangus, MSPT, witnessed first-hand the importance of physical therapy. It gave her a deep understanding of what really matters to patients. A goal of getting back to the life you love. Safely and confidently. And Mary strives to do just that wi
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HomeCare by RVNA Job Fair and Open House

HomeCare by RVNA is hosting a Job Fair and Open House on Thursday, November 15 and Friday, November 16 from 8:30am – 7:00pm at RVNA.  All Certified Nursing Assistants and Home Health Aides are invited to stop by, learn about RVNA, complete an application, and meet our team. Home
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Theresa Santoro, RVNA President and CEO, honored as one of ‘The Ridgefield 25’ by Ridgefield Magazine

It came as little surprise to many — particularly the staff at RVNA — that Theresa Santoro, MSN, RN, CHCA, RVNA President and CEO, was named one of ‘The Ridgefield 25’ this month by Ridgefield Magazine. Now everyone knows what we have known all along. Theresa Santoro makes
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Meet Melissa Papish, Senior Business Operations Manager

Things are always better when Melissa Papish is in the room. Or anywhere nearby. Melissa is one of those people whose intelligent, thoughtful, and insightful contributions get any initiative or any discussion to the next level. And beyond. An added bonus?  Melissa is calm and measured
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Injuries: When to Say When

It’s always fun to meet a physical therapist (PT) at a party and ask them all the nagging questions that have been building up over the years. Since October is National Physical Therapy month — cheers! — we decided that rather than wait for you to happen upon a PT, we’d br
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Learn More About AFM, Acute Flaccid Myelitis

If you have heard and are concerned about the recent increase in cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis, a polio-like virus that largely affects those under 18 years of age, we encourage you to educate yourself on the symptoms and facts surrounding the condition.  While the condition is not
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Introducing Leslie Chiaramonte, Director of Hospice by RVNA …

If you’re unsure about the word “Hospice,” or the concept of Hospice, or anything related to Hospice at all, might we suggest … it’s time you had a chat with Leslie Chiaramonte, Director of Hospice by RVNA. Leslie’s hidden talent — which is no
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