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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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Meet Maria Chann

RVNA’s  Maria Chann keeps many balls in the air at work. As a “paraprofessional coordinator,” she handles everything from scheduling, to payroll, and more. Even though she’s not in a clinical role herself, Maria’s favorite aspect of the job is connecting
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Meet Crystal Madyda, PT

RVNA’s Crystal Madyda, PT, was not named idly. Brilliant and strong, clear and reflective, Crystal is a true gift to those who know her, those who work with her, and, of course, those patients she treats. Meet Crystal Madyda. Where did you grow up and where do you live now? I wa
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Protect Your Eyes this Summer

Sunny days filled with outdoor activities are the highlight of summer. While most people understand the importance of protecting their skin from the harmful rays of the sun, that’s not always the case when it comes to protecting their eyes. Just as sunscreen should be a part of your d
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Introducing Sebastian Aldana

While he’s not a nurse himself, Sebastian Aldana seems to share many of the key qualities of the profession: enjoys helping others, likes to solve problems + make things better, and has what seems to be rather infinite patience.  (We’ve certainly done our best to test it!)
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Meet the Care Coordination Team

We all know the frustration of calling a company for help, only to be transferred from person to person to person. Or worse, never reaching a live body at all.  At RVNA, that’s not OK. “Our goal is to give our customers the help and guidance they need — right from the first phon
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