News from the Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association

News from the LRVNA

Health tips, Lakes Region events, wellness information and MORE!

Feature Stories

Dr. Julie Furlan joins the LRVNA

New Hospice Program underway at the Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association Lakes Region, NH – The Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association is pleased to announce that Dr. Julie Furlan, DO joins the team as Hospice Medical Director and Medical Director.   Dr. Furlan...
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June is National Home Safety Month!

Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association helps educate and raise awareness Lakes Region, NH – June is National Home Safety Month, according to the National Safety Council (NSC). During this time, the Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association is working to educate people...
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Feed The Need A Great Success

The Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association is pleased to announce that their 2nd Annual Feed the Need fundraiser, in partnership with The Common Man Family of Restaurants in New Hampshire, generated $21,020.  The Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association extends their...
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Wellness News

June is National Home Safety Month!

Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association helps educate and raise awareness Lakes Region, NH – June is National Home Safety Month, according to the National Safety Council (NSC). During this time, the Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association is working to educate people...
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March is National Social Workers Month

Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association gives thanks and support Lakes Region, NH – March is National Social Work Month which is one of the fastest growing professions in the nation, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics with more than 600,000 social workers in...
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Your Heart Needs Love Too!

The month of February has been dedicated to cardiovascular health since 1964 when President Johnson declared February as American Heart Month. Heart disease affects the blood vessels and cardiovascular system. Numerous problems can result from this, many of which are...
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November is National Family Caregivers Month

Take a moment to say thanks to caregivers! November is National Family Caregiver Month and the Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association would like to thank all those who give of their time and compassion to those who need care. A family caregiver is anyone who provides...
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Fall Prevention Begins at Home

Free Balance Class from LRVNA   Each year over two million older adults are treated for fall-related emergencies in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease and Prevention. Nearly half of those patients wind up hospitalized and for some, the...
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Flu Season Is Here!

Flu Vaccinations are available from Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association If you get your flu vaccination, you’re protected and less likely to spread the flu virus to the people you come in contact with. Influenza is a serious illness that can easily spread and can...
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Matter of Balance

Free Balance Class from LRVNA Each year over two million older adults are treated for fall-related emergencies in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease and Prevention. Nearly half of those patients wind up hospitalized and for some, the...
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Winter Sports Injuries

LRVNA won’t let winter injuries freeze your fun. During the winter months, more than 290,000 people were treated for injuries in 2014, according to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission. Common winter injuries are caused by people overexerting themselves, leaving...
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LRVNA News and Announcements

Dr. Julie Furlan joins the LRVNA

New Hospice Program underway at the Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association Lakes Region, NH – The Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association is pleased to announce that Dr. Julie Furlan, DO joins the team as Hospice Medical Director and Medical Director.   Dr. Furlan...
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Feed The Need A Great Success

The Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association is pleased to announce that their 2nd Annual Feed the Need fundraiser, in partnership with The Common Man Family of Restaurants in New Hampshire, generated $21,020.  The Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association extends their...
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2nd Annual “Feed The Need”

2nd Annual “Feed The Need” Donate $10 to LRVNA and receive a $10 Common Man Bonus Card! Lakes Region, NH – The Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association with the support of the Common Man Family of Restaurants announces the launch of their 2nd annual Feed the Need...
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Community Heroes Honored at LRVNA Annual Ceremony

  The Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association paused from their hectic schedules to recognize and thank a group of devoted community members and volunteers on May 18th, during the organization’s annual meeting & awards ceremony. The meeting took place at 2pm...
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Annual Meeting and Award Ceremony Scheduled

A group of devoted community members will be honored for their respective volunteer contributions during the Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association’s Awards Ceremony and Annual Meeting on May 18th. Open to the public, the meeting will take place from 2 pm to 4 pm at...
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Feed The Need Campaign Underway!

Donate $10 to LRVNA and receive a $10 Common Man Bonus Card! If you plan to dine out at any of the Lakes Region Common Man Restaurants now thru the end of May, you should jump at the opportunity to support your community by participating in the LRVNA (Lakes Region...
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Feed the Need ‘Give $10 Get $10’ Raised $13,740

Feed the Need is a fundraiser created by the Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association with the support of the Common Man Family of Restaurants. For every $10 donation, The Common Man provided a $10 bonus card for dining at any of their 11 lakes region area restaurants....
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Feed the Need

Help Neighbors Without Care! Donate $10 to LRVNA and receive a $10 Common Man Bonus Card! The Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association with the support of the Common Man Family of Restaurants announces the launch of their new Feed the Need initiative. Each year, the...
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News from the Lakes Region

May is Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month!

Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association helps educate and raise awareness on Skin Cancer and Melanoma Lakes Region, NH – Skin cancer is the most common kind of cancer in the United States. There are 3 major types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell...
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April is Alcohol Awareness Month!

Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association helps educate and raise awareness Lakes Region, NH – Alcohol Awareness Month was established in 1987 to help reduce the stigma associated with alcoholism. During April, the Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association would like...
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March is National Social Workers Month

Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association gives thanks and support Lakes Region, NH – March is National Social Work Month which is one of the fastest growing professions in the nation, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics with more than 600,000 social workers in...
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November is National Family Caregivers Month

Take a moment to say thanks to caregivers! November is National Family Caregiver Month and the Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association would like to thank all those who give of their time and compassion to those who need care. A family caregiver is anyone who provides...
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September is National Recovery Month

Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association Urges Awareness 21.5 million people in the USA were classified with substance dependence or abuse last year. September is National Recovery Month, an effort to educate everyone on recovery options and encourages individuals with...
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August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month Eye Safety Tips from the LRVNA Back-to-school time is almost here, and it is a good time of year to get your children’s eyes checked. More than 12 million children suffer from vision impairment. If your child is not...
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September is a Time to Celebrate Senior Health!

Lakes Region VNA offers helpful tips in honor of Healthy Aging Month Lakes Region, NH – As the senior population continues to rise and the need for services continues to expand, local care providers strongly emphasize the importance of healthy living. September is...
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Healthy Eating & Recipes

Spinach Quesadillas Recipe

Spinach Quesadillas Recipe 3 ounces fresh baby spinach (about 4 cups) 4 green onions, chopped 1 small tomato, chopped 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1 cup shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese 1/4 cup reduced-fat...
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Lemon Orzo Salad with Asparagus and Tomatoes

Lemon Orzo Salad with Asparagus and Tomatoes 12 oz. orzo 1 bunch fresh asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 pint grape or cherry tomatoes, halved 1 lemon, zested and juiced 4 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 2 Tbs. fresh parsley, minced Kosher salt...
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“I felt like we got to know them as they went about their services with enthusiasm. And, being exceptionally good listeners, they were most responsive to the needs of the patient. Jobs well done, most appreciated by us and congratulations to you for having such a competent staff representing LRVNA.”