Author: Emily McKenna

Gov. Peter Shumlin Hospice Month Proclamation Signing

Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice (CVHHH) President and CEO, Sandy Rousse, CPA, gathered in Montpelier on November 12 with Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, leadership from the Visiting Nurse Associations of Vermont and a representative from Bayada, to witness the signing of a proclamation declaring November 2015 Vermont Home Care and Hospice Month. The full […]

Vermont Hospice Study Findings Unveiled to Community

On Tuesday, November 10 at 2:30 p.m. findings from an intensive 6-month Vermont Hospice Study will be presented at Capital Plaza in Montpelier. A full report on study findings will also be released on this date. In Vermont, hospice use is particularly low. National Medicare hospice utilization trend data through 2012 indicated that Vermonters were […]

2015 Physician Satisfaction Survey Results In

Each year, we survey physicians using a five-point rating scale, with one being the lowest satisfaction rating and five being the highest. The sample of physicians surveyed includes those who referred at least two patients to CVHHH in 2014, as well as physicians in our service area who referred at least one patient. This year, […]

VNA Releases Summary Findings of Vermont Hospice Study

Our affiliate agency, the Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden & Grand Isle Counties (VNA), recently released the summary of findings from the six-month-long Vermont Hospice Study. The study, commissioned by VNA’s Madison-Deane Initiative, explores more deeply why the hospice rate in Vermont is among the lowest in the nation. As an organization, CVHHH believes that […]

Healthy Feet for a Healthy You All Year Long

Saying goodbye to your sandals and hello to socks and boots does not mean ignoring your feet. Practicing good foot care all year long, even in the fall and winter months, is essential to maintaining a healthy weight and circulation. This will help you keep up your strength and reduce falls, especially on the wet […]

Only 2 Public Flu Clinics Left This Season…

Don’t get sick with the flu this year!  We are offering two more public flu clinics this year — Wednesday, 10/28 at the Williamstown Federated Church – Noon to 1:00pm Saturday, 11/7 at CVHHH in Barre – 10:00am to 11:00am Clinic Details You do not need an appointment. All clinics are open to the public. […]

Spotlight on Better Breathing Program

In honor of National Physical Therapy Month, Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice is shining the spotlight on its Better Breathing program. Better Breathing is a nationally-recognized in-home pulmonary rehabilitation program that relies on physical therapy interventions to care for persons with breathing difficulty. Below, CVHHH’s Better Breathing Physical Therapists, Melanie Moore and Colleen Wilford […]

Seasons of Life CVHH Fundraiser,

Over 250 members of the central Vermont community will gather tomorrow night at National Life in Montpelier to celebrate Seasons of Life, Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice’s (CVHHH) 16th annual fashion show, live auction and dinner. Guests include donors, staff, members of the board and community, and Governor Peter Shumlin, who will gather for […]

CVHHH Welcomes Brian Aitchison to Board of Directors

Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice (CVHHH) welcomed Brian Aitchison to its Board of Directors at the September board meeting. Brian is a lifelong Vermonter who grew up in Montpelier and attended the University of Vermont, where he earned a Bachelor of Science. Brian joined Denis, Ricker and Brown Insurance in 1987. He became a […]

TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Seasons of Life Fashion Show, Dinner & Life Auction Date: Friday, October 16 Location: National Life Building, Montpelier, VT Tickets: $75/Adults; $65/Seniors To purchase tickets, or sponsor this event, call Kim Farnum: 802-224-2234. You may also visit the Seasons of Life Events page here. All proceeds benefit Central Vermont Home Health […]

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