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Introducing Linda Eglit, RN

There is a certain bravery to home health nurse Linda Eglit, RN, that goes hand-in-hand with her kindness and optimism. Who makes a wholesale career change at age 40?  Linda Eglit does. Who subsequently moves east to Connecticut and loves it?  Linda Eglit does. Who is going downhill s
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RVNA Story of Today

By now you may have met Hospice by RVNA nurse, Betty Avery (pictured at left).  And by now, you may know that Betty often has a story up her sleeve.  All of which remarkably .. are true. What you may not know is that Betty is also a Supreme Problem Solver.  Or at least that’s th
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Boost Your Happiness

Summertime and the Living is Easy… Or is it? While beautiful summer days usually lift your spirits, there may be times when you just don’t feel that happy. What does happiness mean to you? It’s not easy to define and means different things to different people. One definition off
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Ladies and Gentlemen . . . Betty Avery

Sometimes the story tells itself and all you have to do … is listen. Today, meet Betty Avery, RN, who brings equal magic to the stories she tells and the stories, memories, and emotions she encourages in others. Where did you grow up and where do you live now? I grew up in a sma
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Part-Time Flu Season LPN Needed

RVNA is currently accepting resumes for a part-time (10-15 hours per week) 2018 Flu Clinic LPN. This role will support RVNA Flu Clinics both on-site at RVNA and in the field, and will work under the direction of the RVNA Community Health Nurse Manager.  Interested candidates must have
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RVNA Welcomes New Board Members

The RVNA Board of Directors began a new term on July 1, bidding farewell to three “retiring”members and welcoming new members aboard. Stepping down are Betsy Brand, Mary Jones, and Joyce Ligi who each completed two consecutive terms in June. Returning member Marcie Coffin
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Hospice by RVNA Seeks Volunteers

As Aesop said, “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” This is never more true than it is for hospice volunteers who share their talents, or simply their time, to enrich people’s lives. Just ask RVNA volunteer, Paul Avery. “You know how the saying
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RVNA Launches Otago to Prevent Falls

Once you’re past the age of playing Ring Around the Rosy, falling down isn’t much fun. In fact, falls can be dangerous and are among the leading causes of injury to those age 65 and older. Approximately one third of healthy people in this age group will have at least one fall pe
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Introducing . . . RVNA’s Medical Records Compliance Coordinator, Christine Tracy

It’s a rare day that Christine Tracy is not the first one to arrive at the RVNA offices, frequently clocking in by 7:00am.  She’s a natural early bird, a calendar phenom, a marathon runner, an organizational wizard, and just about the person you most want to run into in th
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Take our Travel Health Quiz

If you have an exotic vacation coming up — or even if you don’t — take the quiz below to test your knowledge of health and safety while abroad.  Quiz answers are at bottom. No cheating! International travel may require preventative medicines and vaccines. How long be
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