Corporate Information VNA Care is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to home and community-based health care. Established in 1886 under the auspices of the Women’s Education Association (WEA) and known as the Instructive District Nursing Association (IDNA), the IDNA was the first organized home health care provider in the country. Today, VNA Care is the parent organization of several companies whose staff provides and coordinates the care of thousands of patients throughout Eastern and Central Massachusetts. VNA Care: a not-for-profit "parent" company which provides administrative and support services, such as financial management and fundraising, to its group of companies. VNA Care Network: a certified home health agency that provides skilled nursing care, rehabilitation therapies and other professional services, as well as certified home health aide services. VNA of Boston: a certified home health agency that provides skilled nursing care, rehabilitation therapies and other professional services, as well as certified home health aide services. VNA Hospice & Palliative Care: a Medicare-certified agency that provides palliative and end of life care to patients and their families. VNA Care Advantage: division of VNA Care that provides supportive and private duty care services throughout Central and Eastern Massachusetts. VNA First Choice: staffing agency that provides short or long-term clinicians to supplement existing staff. Share this page Quick Links Home CarePalliative CareHospice CareSupportive CarePrivate Duty New Name. Same Trusted Care. VNA Care Network, VNA of Boston, VNA Hospice & Palliative Care, VNA Care Advantage, and VNA First Choice have come together as VNA Care. We still have the same locations, the same leadership, the same staff, and the same excellent quality of care the community has come to know over the past 130 years.