In the News

Tamara Sayers Awarded VNHCH’s Kathleen Sheehan Memorial Scholarship

August 8, 2023

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 […]


Hospice Volunteer Information Sessions Offered June 15-17 by VNHCH

June 2, 2023

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 […]


Understanding the Value of Nursing

May 24, 2023

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 […]


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

March 24, 2023

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 […]


VNHCH Recognizes US National Caregivers Day

February 10, 2023

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, […]


Make A Resolution to Create or Update Your Advance Care Directives

January 10, 2023

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 […]


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

November 29, 2022

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 […]


Physical Therapy Services in the Home Helps Patients Reach Their Personal Goals

October 31, 2022

Most summers, Thom Perkins can be found on his sailboat off the coast of Maine. But in 2022, his sailing plans were in peril after breaking his tibia skiing at Cranmore in March, followed by back surgery in May. Suddenly, dreams of an active summer were taking a back seat to getting back on his […]


2022 MWV Caregiver Expo offers support and resources

October 1, 2022

Visiting Nurse Home Care and Hospice of Carroll County (VNHCH) is once again offering caregiver support and more at the MWV Caregiver Expo, Saturday, October 22, 2022, from 10am – 2:30pm.  The event will be held at the Mount Washington Valley Adult Day Center, 987 East Main Street, Center Conway, NH. This free event is […]


Opening Minds Through Art Program Starts July 28

July 11, 2022

Dementia Friendly Community Initiative Seeks Volunteers and Participants   What if individuals with dementia were valued for their artistry and imagination instead of marginalized due to lost memories and skills? That is the premise behind Opening Minds Through Art (OMA). OMA is an award-winning evidence-based program for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of neurocognitive […]


Visiting Nurse Home Care & Hospice Invests in Technology, Training and Resources to Support Nursing Assistant

June 24, 2022

National Nursing Assistants Week takes place every June and is dedicated to recognizing the efforts of Nursing Assistants –  LNAs (Licensed Nursing Assistants) and CNAs (Certified Nursing Assistants). With much of its patient care provided by these dedicated professionals, Visiting Nurse Home Care & Hospice recently announced new efforts to recruit and train LNAs through […]