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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VNA Announces New Name

Colchester, VT–October 9, 2018 — The Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties has changed its name to The University of Vermont Health Network Home Health & Hospice. The new name and brand identity signify a formal affiliation with The University of Vermont Health Network, which began on...

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The University of Vermont Health Network Home Health & Hospice Welcomes New Director of Home Health Services

Director of Home Health Services Terry Paquin has retired after 36 years at The University of Vermont Health Network Home Health & Hospice. “It’s been such a pleasure to work with Terry and we’re going to miss her terribly,” CEO Judy Peterson said. “She has been such a big part...

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