Every day, we provide expert care to individuals from all walks of life. We invite you to meet some of them below.
More than 1,300 people took part in VNA’s Cooking Matters program in 2016 and walked away with the knowledge to make smarter, healthier choices.
February 15, 2018
In anticipation of VNA’s most delicious fundraiser, Art & Soup, coming up on Feb. 25, employees had a little soup competition of their own! Big congratulations to Rilla Eaton, whose Italian Turkey Burger Soup won Judges Choice, and Francie McNeil, whose Sicilian Peasant Stew with Asiago Cheese Soup won People’s choice. And congratulations to Dee Sepcenko, whose Algo Con Repollo won chef’s choice in Council Bluffs.View Full Story
November 21, 2017
Thanksgiving Cakes repurpose Thanksgiving leftovers in a fun, creative and delicious way. I don’t use a set recipe, but if you’ve ever made fritters or crab cakes, you are looking for a mixture of that same consistency.View Full Story
November 17, 2017
Do the holidays have to be a choice between healthy deprivation and gluttonous satisfaction? Your friendly VNA Chefs and Dietitians say no! This year, consider making a simple and healthy substitution in one of your favorite holiday recipes.View Full Story
August 15, 2017
One of nine siblings, Princess never had a mother or father figure to look up to. By her 11th birthday, she found herself in foster care.View Full Story
August 11, 2017
Kari was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008 when she was 34-years-old. When the cancer returned, tears rise and her voice quivers when she thinks of all she has to lose.View Full Story
August 10, 2017
Alice is blind and has become increasingly scared to be alone in her home. With family living out of state, Alice turned to VNA Help at Home to help her maintain her independent lifestyle.View Full Story
August 9, 2017
Much of Nancy’s childhood was spent in foster care. When she became pregnant at 17 years old, she didn’t have a supportive family to depend on, so she enrolled in the Love & Learn program.View Full Story
August 5, 2017
Victoria, a young mother from Arizona, moved to Lincoln with her husband to stay with family for awhile. Their living arrangements fell through due to circumstances outside of their control and they found themselves homeless — and Victoria was seven months pregnant.View Full Story
August 3, 2017
Bob served in the 7th Army Symphony Orchestra from 1957-60, playing his cello with musicians throughout Europe. In cahoots with his wife, Rose, his VNA care team planned a surprise Veterans pinning ceremony.View Full Story
August 2, 2017
When Martika began working with VNA’s Project WIN, her living conditions were less than ideal. She wanted to provide a safe, stable environment for her daughter, but the home she lived in was not conducive for a healthy lifestyle.View Full Story
August 1, 2017
When Connie suffered a fall and fractured her wrist on Christmas day, she landed in the hospital. After returning home, she struggled to eat, dress herself and walk short distances.View Full Story
July 29, 2017
Baby R was born into this world with two loving parents. Two loving parents that were worried about her fussiness. She was initially diagnosed with colic and reflux. Then, she was hospitalized twice in her first few months of life, first for weight loss and second for seizures.View Full Story
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