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VNA Care to Honor Three Heroes in Health Care at 14th Annual Gala

September 2019

VNA Care will honor three Heroes in Health Care at the organization’s 14th annual Gala on Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Mandarin Oriental, 776 Boylston St., Boston. The Gala is VNA Care’s signature fundraising event and has raised millions in essential funding for home health and hospice care in Massachusetts.   (read more)

VNA Care Marks 100 years of Serving Leominster Area Residents

September 2019

VNA Care was given its own special day in the City of Leominster. Mayor Dean J. Mazzarella declared Sept. 25, 2019, as VNA Care Day in recognition of the Leominster office's centennial.   (read more)

VNA Care Recognized for Commitment to Exceptional Patient Care by The Joint Commission

August 2019

VNA Care has once again earned the Gold Seal of Approval for home health and hospice care from The Joint Commission, the nation's preeminent health care accreditation and standards-setting organization.  (read more)

VNA Care CEO to be Recognized as an Original All Star

June 2019

The Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts will honor Holly Chaffee, MSN, BSN, RN, president and CEO of VNA Care, on June 26 as one of their 50 Original All Stars for making major contributions to the Alliance's success.  (read more)

VNA Care Named a Finalist in the Nonprofit Excellence Awards

June 2019

VNA Care was recently named a finalist in the 2019 Nonprofit Excellence Awards for the agency's work with Atrius Health on Care in Place.  (read more)

Legislature Lauds Stanley R. Tippett Hospice Home's 25th Anniversary

May 2019

VNA Care and Atrius Health recently hosted Senator Mike Rush at the Stanley R. Tippett Hospice Home in Needham.  (read more)

CEO Talks About End-of-Life Care and Conversations on Help Choose Home Podcast

April 2019

Holly Chaffee, MSN, BSN, RN, president and CEO of VNA Care, recently joined Merrily Orsini, host of the Help Choose Home podcast, for a discussion about starting end-of-life conversations and the benefits of choosing hospice.   (read more)

VNA Care Remains Committed to Cape Ann

March 2019

VNA Care  has provided health care services in the homes of Cape Ann residents since 1914, when we were known as Gloucester's District Nurses. Many people recognize the Victorian house at 8 Angle Street that has served as our office since 1950.   (read more)

VNA Care Appoints Aaron Langlois as Senior Director of Hospice and Palliative Care

January 2019

Langlois will lead the work of VNA Hospice & Palliative Care, part of VNA Care, in improving the quality of life for individuals and their loved ones facing a life-limiting illness.   (read more)

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