December 12th Set For 2013 Tree Of Light Program
VNS' 23 Annual Tree Of Light event will again feature simultaneous celebrations in 11 southern Connecticut
cities and towns. Click here to learn more.
Bright Future Predicted For Home Health Care
Attendees at VNS' 104th Annual Meeting heard from a top expert that the health care delivery system of the future will
depend heavily on home health care services. Click here to learn more.
VNS Retains Elite Status in 2013
The agency, for the fourth consecutive year, has been recognized as one of the top 25% of all home care providers nationwide.
Click here to read more.
Torrington Nurse Receives National Recognition
Wound Care Manager Cherie Sapia will represent Connecticut during 2013 National Nurse Recognition ceremonies this Fall. Click here to learn more.
12th Annual Clambake Set For June
VNS' biggest fundraiser of the year, our annual Clambake, is set for Thursday June 6th at the Costa-Azzurra Restaurant on the water in Milford. Click here to become a sponsor or to just join us for the fun.
Spring Hospice Memorial Services
Memorial services are set for Torrington, Oxford and Trumbull during May to allow Hospice at Home™ family members and friends to remember their lost loved ones. Click here to learn more.
Live Well Workshop On Tap
A Live Well workshop designed to help those living with chronic illnesses better manage their health is set to begin at VNS’ Torrington branch April 16th. The program, led by Torrington Branch Director Nan Merbaum, will run for six consecutive Tuesday evenings. Click here to learn more.
2012 Tree of Light Continues The Tradition
Large crowds and plenty of support for VNS’ Hospice at Home™ program characterized the 2012 Tree of Light events in 11 southern Connecticut cities and towns. Click here to learn more.
Still a Home Care Elite Agency
VNS has once again been named a Home Care Elite provider for 2012, the third straight year the agency has qualified. Click here to learn more.
Flu Clinic Scheduled for October 2nd
Walk-ins are welcome in October when VNS hosts a public flu clinic at our Trumbull branch. Click here to learn more.
Volunteers, staff and community supporters gathered at the Brooklawn Country Club in Fairfield in June to celebrate VNS’s 2012 Clambake fundraiser. Click here to learn more.
Step up to the plate for VNS!
Gate and raffle receipts from the Torrington Titans July 6 baseball game against the Wachusett (MA) Dirt Dawgs will help VNS make sure that home care is available for everyone who needs it, regardless of their ability to pay for the service. Click here to learn more.
Auction Items Sought for 2012 Clambake
Supporters of VNS will gather at Fairfield’s Brooklawn Country Club June 6th for the agency’s 11th Annual Clambake fundraiser. Click here to learn more.
CHEFA Supports VNS
A major grant award from the Connecticut Health and Education Facilities Authority (CHEFA) will help VNS provide home health services for the underinsured and uninsured in Connecticut. Click here to learn more.
Hospice Volunteer Training Set
Training for those interested in becoming hospice volunteers will be held in VNS’s Oxford office next month. Click here to learn more.
VNS Named 2011 Home Care Elite Provider
VNS has retained its status as one of the top home care providers in the U.S. Click here to learn more.
Telehealth Program Upgraded
VNS is now using new technology to monitor patients at home. Click here to learn more.
Our 2011 Clambake was a great success, with a record crowd of nearly 150. Click here for more details and to view some event photos.
Calling All Sponsors
Sponsors are sought for the agency’s 10th Annual Clambake fundraiser on June 8th to support the Medically Underserved and Hospice at Home™ programs. Click here for more information or to purchase tickets.
Hospice Memorial Services Set
Services honoring Hospice at Home™ patients who died over the past year will be held in Trumbull, Oxford and Torrington during May. Click here to learn more.
April Bereavement Sessions Planned
Counseling sessions for parents and their children who have recently lost a loved one are set for the month of April at VNS’ Torrington office. Click here to read more.
2010 Tree of Light Preparations are Underway.
Remember a lost loved one on December 9th.
2010 Tree of Light Program a Great Success
More than 700 area residents participated in the 2010 Tree of Light program in December. Click here to read more.
VNS Named 2010 Home Care Elite Provider
National recognition for agency quality and financial accomplishments.
VNS Offering Area Public Flu Clinics
Area churches serving as clinic sites.
Fun, Food, Fundraising at 2009 Clambake
VNS’ Medically Underserved at Hospice at Home™ programs received a major boost from participants at the 2009 Clambake. Click here to learn more.
Weather, Economy Does Not Dampen VNS Tree of Light
VNS’ 2008 Tree of Light program was a success in spite of poor weather and a down economy. Click here to read more.
2008 Annual Appeal
Gifts to VNS of Connecticut help us help families like the Reyes’. Click here to learn more about how you can help.
2008 Tree of Light Program
Join the thousands of Connecticut residents participating in this year’s Tree of Light remembrance ceremonies on December 11. Click here to learn more.
Shop For A Cause Program
Click here to learn more about this important partnership between Macy’s Department Stores and VNS of Connecticut.
VNS 2008 Annual Meeting
Connecticut Speaker of the House James Amann was feted for his many years of legislative support for home health care services at VNS’ 99th Annual Meeting. Click here to learn more about the event. Click here to view photos from the event.
Connecticut’s Speaker of the House will headline VNS’ 99th Annual Meeting October 7
Click here to learn more about the agency’s special guest speaker at its 99th Annual Meeting
VNS Receives Major Grant To Support Needy
The Fairfield County Community Foundation has made a rare two year commitment to helping VNS provide home health care services for needy people in the area. Click here to learn more.
Clambake Sets Fundraising Records
It was a banner year for VNS’ Annual Clambake as more than
$25,000 was raised during the event in June. Click
here to learn more.
Adult Bereavement Group
Coping with the loss of a loved one is the focus behind a new adult
bereavement group beginning April 23. Click
here to learn more.
Visit the 2008 Travelers
Championship And Support VNS
VNS is partnering with the 2008 Travelers Golf Championship to offer
reduced price tickets and the chance to support our organization’s
home health efforts. Click here to learn more.
VNS of Connecticut Names Jeanne Bodyk Administrator. Click
here to learn more. Click here
for a photo of Jeanne Bodyk.
Dr. Bruce McDonald
Bridgeport Hospital’s Dr. Bruce McDonald joins VNS 2008 Board
of Directors. Click here to learn more.
Click here for a photo of Dr.
VoiceCare personal emergency response system now available through
Partners in Care. Click here to
Over 100 Attend VNS 2007
It was a full house October 9 when staff, volunteers, board
members and agency supporters gathered for VNS’ 98th Annual
Meeting. Click here to learn more.
Click here to view photos of the event.
Treel of Light Remembrance
Learn more about VNS’ Tree of Light program by clicking
here. Click here to download or print a Tree of Light Order Form.
Officials Visit VNS
More than 30 health and home care officials from Japan recently
spent two days visiting VNS of Connecticut. Click
here to learn more.
The 2007 Clambake Set New Standards. Click
here to read more. To view photos, click
New HR VP
Scott Burrows has been named VNS’ new Vice President of Human
Resources. Click here for more.
VNS has four Nightingale winners for 2007. To read more, click
VNS named elite provider for second consecutive year. Click
here to learn more.
Attracts National Attention
VNS staff will be presenting heart failure management program at
conferences this year. Click
here to learn more.