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Facing Infection Head On 

Infections are frightening – just ask anyone with an imminent surgery, joint replacement, or hospital stay, and many will tell you their biggest concern is developing an infection while there. And their fear is not unwarranted. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 25 pat
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Introducing Deb Trevelin, Director of Finance

If you want something done — quickly and right — go to Deb Trevelin. Do not pass go, do not collect $200, go directly to Deb. Not only did she complete her RVNA Staffer of the Week questionnaire in record time, Deb brings pragmatism, professionalism, and a clever wit to he
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Meet RVNA Physical Therapist, Clint Layog, DPT

To know Clint is to love Clint. Just ask his colleagues. Or his in-home physical therapy patients .. who are happy to recover in his capable hands, but sad when his visits end.  Indeed, tears have been shed at discharge. Humble. Smart. Dedicated. A great listener with a nice little se
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What is Home Health and a Visiting Nurse Anyway?

Most of us don’t worry — or even think about — home healthcare until we or a family member needs it. Then we scramble and make the best choice we can at a critical time. Since that’s not typically the best route to quality care, here is a brief primer on the topic. What It Is Home hea
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Introducing… Katelyn Wise Scribner

Look behind the scenes of RVNA’s community health programs and you’ll likely find Katelyn Wise Scribner. An organizing maven with a passion for wellness (and the shore!), Katelyn orchestrates everything from the annual RVNA Health & Wellness Fair to Flu Shot Clinics and more. A co
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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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