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VNA serves communities throughout western Pennsylvania, including Butler, Armstrong, Mercer and Northwest Westmoreland counties, as well as portions of surrounding counties.

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Caregiver Health is just as Important - Take a Day to Rest

December 01, 2010 | VNA

TAGS: caregiving, caregiver burnout, respite care, home health care

Caregiver depression, stress and burnout is all too common. Some of the best ways to prevent caregiver burnoout include relying on friends, family, or outside assistance to give the caregiver a break from time to time.

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A Caregiver's Checklist

November 17, 2010 | VNA

TAGS: caregiving, checklist, tips

The time will likely come where a parent, sibling, spouse or partner will require additional care. They may become ill or injured at a moments notice and require you to become their caregiver. This often happens overnight and many are ill-prepared.

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VNA of Western Pennsylvania Celebrates Home Care and Hospice Month

November 01, 2010 | Allison Vail

TAGS: national home care and hospice month, western pennsylvania, butler

Today officially launches Home Care and Hospice Month and VNA of Western Pennsylvania is excited to celebrate the many health-related services that can be brought into a person’s home to help restore health and maintain independence.

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Benefits of Home Care

October 20, 2010 | Kristy Wright

TAGS: home care benefits, benefits, home nurse, disease, chronic disease, terminal care

Home care services include nursing care, rehabilitation and therapy services and care for specific conditions such as cancer, congestive heart failure and diabetes. Home care can also include supportive services designed to provide respite for family caregivers, such as private duty services, personal care and companion services and geriatric care management.

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VNA Launches All-New VNA.com

October 05, 2010 | Allison Vail

TAGS: website, visiting nurses association, vna.com

The VNA is pleased to announce the all-new VNA.com. The new site combines three company websites into one and is more user-friendly allowing visitors to get their hands on home care and hospice information in a matter of seconds.

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