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RVNA Welcomes Board Members to New Term

Dedication. Vision. Compassion. These are among the many traits that members of RVNA’s Board of Directors embody. In July, RVNA said “Welcome!” to three new Board directors for the 2019-2020 term: Jill Bornstein, Joyce Ligi and Dean Miller. Stepping down is Vicki Mueller, a longtime d
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Feeling Dizzy? You’re not Alone.

If you’ve never heard the words “vestibular therapy” before, consider yourself lucky. And about to be informed.  If you’ve ever experienced vertigo, dizziness, falls, or imbalance, however, the words might ring a bell. Vestibular therapy is a form of rehabilitation,
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Elizabeth DeMassa Earns Marguerite Regan Nursing Award

There’s a saying, “When you’re a nurse, you know that every day you will touch a life or a life will touch yours.” That’s exactly what Elizabeth DeMassa is looking for as she heads to Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA this fall.  DeMassa is entering the school’s nursing program having
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Mind Those Curves!

With the 2019-20 school year in session, it’s time to pay attention to one big test that many students today face. You might be thinking about those pesky, annual standardized tests, or perhaps the SATs. But today we’re here to talk about posture. “Kids’ postures are under constant as
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An RVNA Hospice Volunteer Shares Her Story

RVNA had the pleasure and good fortune to work with Julia Hergenrother this past summer as a volunteer with our Hospice team. Hergenrother, now a sophomore at Washington University in St. Louis, admits that she didn’t know what to expect when she first inquired about volunteering. But
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RVNA Seeks Hospice Music Therapist

Throughout history, music has been used to bring people together and create a feeling of tranquility. Known to often have a calming effect on those who are agitated, reduce pain, assist in communication and recollection of memories, music is an important part of hospice care. RVNA see
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RVNA Announces Couri Nursing Education Scholarship Recipients

RVNA is proud to announce Christine Palmer, RN, BSN and John Apinis, RN, as the inaugural recipients of the Couri Nursing Education Scholarship.  The Couri Scholarship was established in January 2019 for the distinct purpose of supporting nursing education to benefit the individuals a
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RVNA Seeking Seasonal Per Diem Flu Nurses

Hard to believe, but flu season is right around the corner! RVNA is currently recruiting experienced, reliable LPNs and RNs to administer vaccines to the public between September and December. We hold clinics at RVNA and other Fairfield County locations, typically Monday through Frida
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Beware the Innocent Flip Flop

When you think of the scourges of summer, mosquitoes, ticks and dizzying heat are probably among the first annoyances that come to mind. But another health hazard that affects countless individuals during the warmer months are … drumroll, please… flip flops, according to Gigi Weiss, M
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Welcome to RVNA Class of 7/29/19

Welcome aboard to the RVNA Class of 7/29/19. Yesterday, seven new team members were treated to a full-day orientation, getting the full rundown on all RVNA services and departments. The group included employees from Hospice, Rehabilitation, HomeCare, Administration, and yours truly, M
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