Personal Care Attendant Niquette Earns the Spotlight

Congratulations to the latest Employee Spotlight Award recipient, Greg Niquette, Personal Care Attendant in the Long-Term Care department! “On behalf of the LTC team, I nominated Greg because he is an outstanding caregiver. He brings warmth, patience, dedication, and a great sense of humor to his work with clients and...

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Thibodeau Wins Employee Spotlight Award

Congratulations to Genne Thibodeau, Administrative Assistant in our Quality & Education department, for being named this month’s Employee Spotlight Award recipient! “I really love being part of an organization that does so much good for the community,” Thibodeau said. “While I am working on the back-end of things, it feels...

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Respite House Named Dragonheart Vermont 2019 Pledge Partner

Since 2006, our friends at Dragonheart Vermont, joined by teams from across the region, have convened on the Burlington waterfront each August to paddle the iconic dragon boats in support of cancer survivors in Vermont. A significant fundraising and community awareness event, each year festival organizers choose a non-profit beneficiary...

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Bringing the Pieces Together: Memory Care and Personal Care Make a Good Fit

Lillian Swann has put together the puzzle pieces of an exciting life over the last 92 years—one filled with a love of books, word games, her late husband, children, great- and great-great-grandchildren—and even puzzles themselves. Five days a week for the past six years, Lillian has enjoyed these activities at...

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Letter From Our CEO: Thriving in a Changing World

This letter was first published in our winter community newsletter, Healthcare Comes Home. To see the full newsletter, click here. It’s been said that the one constant in life is change. While it can be by turns exciting or daunting depending on the circumstances, most will agree: It’s inevitable. I’m...

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February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month, a time to raise awareness about heart disease and how to prevent it. Here, we’ll talk about how to prevent the disease at any age. Preventing heart disease means making smart choices now that will pay off for the rest of your life. Lack of...

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Get Tips for a Healthy 2019

Can you change one small thing in your life? Join Home Health & Hospice and the UVM Health Network in creating healthy habits in the New Year by changing one small thing in your life. That’s all it takes to start on your way to better health. Research shows that...

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HomeCare Elite Designation Reflects Quality Care, Patient Experience

Colchester, VT–October 16, 2018 – The University of Vermont Health Network Home Health & Hospice (formerly VNA of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties) has been named a 2018 HomeCare Elite agency, a designation awarded to the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. This year, 8,898 home health agencies...

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