A Guide to Advance Care Planning in the Age of COVID-19

Below is a reprint of an article that we ran in the Times-Argus on Saturday, April 11. National Healthcare Decisions Day is Thursday, April 16. It’s a day devoted to helping people think about their healthcare wishes. Under normal circumstances, we would say that there is no better time than ...

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A Letter from our Board of Directors

On Thursday, April 2, our Board of Directors shared this letter with staff. Dear CVHHH Employees, “In any given moment we have two options: to step forward and grow or to step back into safety” Abraham Maslow Such extraordinary times call for acknowledgement of the steps forward you are all...

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Our COVID-19 Response

Updated Monday, March 30, 2020 CVHHH is monitoring news of COVID-19 and is in close contact with our network of community providers, UVMHN-Central Vermont Medical Center, the Vermont Department of Health, VNAs of Vermont, and the Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living (DAIL). The safety of our patients and...

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32nd Annual Chez Henri Cup Cancelled!

Updated Sunday, March 15, 2020 As a healthcare provider, CVHHH’s top priority is the health and safety of our patients, staff, and community. In light of recommendations from the Vermont Department of Health and the closures statewide, we are cancelling the 32nd annual Chez Henri race, scheduled for Saturday, March...

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Put Your Advance Care Plan in Place

National Health Care Decisions Day is Thursday, April 16. There is no better time to put your advance care plan in place.  Below is a reprint of our recent article with tips from Howard Hoffman, one of CVHHH’s Medical Social Worker, pictured, to help get you started with your advance...

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Vote YES for CVHHH’s Town Funding Request

Below is a copy of an editorial by Sandy Rousse, CVHHH’s President & CEO. Town Meeting Day is Tuesday, March 3, 2020. I first came to Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice (CVHHH) about 20 years ago thanks to my uncle, Paul Beck, an incredibly generous person who was active...

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Eating for a Healthy Heart

We have partnered with the American Heart Association of Vermont for American Heart Month, in February, to help you make informed, heart-healthy choices when you go to the grocery store and out to dinner. We’ve also included an easy, heart-healthy recipe for roasted butternut squash soup, adapted from the American...

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A Guide to Advance Care Planning | Resources & Tools

In the January 24th edition of the Times-Argus, we talked about the importance of putting an advance-care plan in place and shared advice from our Hospice & Palliative Care Team Manager, Jim Budis, pictured, about how to embark on this process. Here is a list of additional resources and relevant...

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Grief Support Group Schedule Update

We updated the format of our grief support groups. Starting in January, 2020, we will offer support groups in six-week blocks with a two-week break in between sessions. With this new structure, we can offer a more focused approach to the grieving process and provide continuity from meeting to meeting....

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Happy Holidays from CVHHH

This year, CVHHH nurses, therapists, social workers, aides, and PCAs traveled close to 750,000 miles and performed close to 100,000 visits caring for 2800 central Vermonters. We know how important it is to receive hospital level care at home. It allows you and your loved ones to heal in a...

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