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It’s a New Year – Time to Update Your Advance Care Directives

January is a time for making resolutions and creating good habits for the new year. Consider this good habit – making an annual review of your advance care directives. If you haven’t looked at yours for a while, or if you haven’t created one, now is a great time to refresh advance care planning. All […]

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November is Home Care & Hospice Month

Public Invited to Open House at VNHCH Headquarters on November 8 November is Home Care & Hospice Month. Every year, the home care and hospice community honors the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists, and social workers who make a remarkable difference for the patients and families they serve. These heroic caregivers play a […]

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2023 MWV Caregiver Expo Offered by Visiting Nurse Homecare & Hospice

Speakers, Workshops and Resources Offered at Free Event Visiting Nurse Home Care and Hospice of Carroll County (VNHCH) in partnership with Memorial Hospital is once again offering the MWV Caregiver Expo, on Saturday, October 28, 2023, from 9am – 3pm.  The event will be held at the Education Suite at Memorial Hospital, which is located […]

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Tamara Sayers Awarded VNHCH’s Kathleen Sheehan Memorial Scholarship

CONWAY, NH – Visiting Nurse Homecare and Hospice of Carroll County announced they have awarded Tamara Sayers of Tamworth the 2023 Kathleen Sheehan Memorial Scholarship. Sayers serves as LNA for the agency and is now working on her nursing degree at White Mountain Community College to become an LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse). The $2,000 scholarship […]

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Hospice Volunteer Information Sessions Offered June 15-17 by VNHCH

NORTH CONWAY, NH – Have you ever thought about volunteering for hospice but weren’t sure if it was right for you? Visiting Nurse Home Care and Hospice of Carroll County and Western Maine (VNHCH) invites you to explore how to become a hospice volunteer at one of three volunteer information sessions taking place throughout Mount […]

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Understanding the Value of Nursing

NORTH CONWAY, NH – National Nurses Week takes place May 6 – 12. It’s a special time set aside to thank nurses for their tireless hard work. National Nurses Week ends on May 12, which is the birthday of Florence Nightingale, known as the founder of modern nursing.   In her new book about the history […]

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Social Work Helps Guide the Way for Palliative Care and Hospice Services

When people think of “social workers” they may think of someone who provides talk therapy, who connects clients with community resources, or who might help create a treatment plan. Social workers do this and more, especially when they are part of an interdisciplinary team like the one at Visiting Nurse Home Care and Hospice of […]

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VNHCH Recognizes US National Caregivers Day

Visiting Nurse Home Care and Hospice of Carroll County and Western Maine (VNHCH) wants to shed light on the hard work and dedication of caregivers on February 17, 2023, US National Caregivers Day. The day honors individuals who selflessly provide personal care, and physical and emotional support to those who need it most.  Jennifer Grise, […]

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Make A Resolution to Create or Update Your Advance Care Directives

Many make New Year Resolutions to exercise, eat better or break bad habits. But Visiting Nurse Home Care and Hospice of Carroll County and Western Maine has another suggestion for 2023 – create an advance care directive, or review and update directives you created in the past. It’s a great way to bring peace of […]

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Local Family Supported In Many Ways with Home Care and Hospice Services 

Each November the home care and hospice community honors the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists, and social workers who make a remarkable difference for the patients and families they serve. These heroic caregivers play a central role in our health-care system and in homes across the nation. Here in Carroll County and Western […]

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