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Two Boston area visiting nurse organizations set to merge

Medford, MA – February 22 2017 – Two venerable non-profit home care agencies serving a combined 52 cities and towns in eastern Massachusetts have announced their intent to merge.

The plan to combine Greater Medford VNA, founded in 1900 in Medford, and Visiting Nurse & Community Health, founded in 1898 in Arlington, is currently under review by state regulators. Leaders of the two agencies anticipate that the merger will be approved on or before February 28, 2017.

National Family Caregivers Month

November is National Family Caregivers Month While there are many joys associated with caregiving, we know how tiring it may be. As a thank you for your hard work, Iora Primary Care is having a wellness session on Wednesday, November 30th from 5-7PM to relax and be pampered at their Medford office. Perfectly Balanced Life, a Boston based wellness company Read More

2016 Recipient of The Cummings Foundation Grant

2016 Recipient of The Cummings Foundation Grant #100Kfor100 GMVNA is excited to announce that we were selected as a recipient of the 2016 Cummings Foundation 100K for 100!  We plan to enhance our Community Nursing Programs which include Parkinson’s Disease and Alzheimer’s Support Groups, Blood Pressure & Ask a Nurse Clinics, Flu Clinics, and Free Read More

2015 Comedy for a Cause Fundraiser

The Greater Medford Visiting Nursing Association (GMVNA), a non-profit organization, has been providing home health care and community health programs for 115 years. For generations, we have cared for the community through elder outreach, public health initiatives and educational support programs. Our reputation for providing community members with the care and resources they deserve has Read More

Greater Medford Visiting Nurse Association celebrates 115 years

Alex Ruppenthal of the Medford Transcript wrote a wonderful article about our agency to celebrate our 115th Anniversary!  Click on the link to read more! http://medford.wickedlocal.com/article/20150507/NEWS/150508321

GMVNA Awarded “Business Partner of the Year”

Greater Medford Visiting Nursing Association Presented “Business Partner of the Year” On June 26, 2014, the Greater Medford VNA was presented the “Business Partner of the Year” award by the Medford Council on Aging and Medford Senior Citizens, Inc., during their Volunteer Celebration. Pam Kelly, Director of Elder Affairs, introduced Mayor McGlynn and he in Read More

Competency Day

  Greater Medford VNA’s Competency Day a Success  Every year in June, Greater Medford Visiting Nursing Association (GMVNA) hosts a day of comprehensive training activities for its nurses and clinical staff in order to satisfy certification and state requirements.  This Competency Day helps the staff to refresh their techniques, learn new approaches to common problems, Read More

National Nurses Week May 6th -12th

National Nurses Week May 6th -12th The Greater Medford VNA celebrated Nurses Day on May 6th at their headquarters on Mystic Ave. in Medford, MA.  Many wonderful nurses gathered to enjoy a casual lunch and receive recognition thank you cards.  The Greater Medford VNA feels their Nurses, along with all of their support staff, deserve Read More

Mary Napoli, RN Nominated for Clinician of the Year

Latest article in the Boston Globe Nomination Letters – Greater Medford VNA MAY 4, 2014 12:00 AM Mary Napoli Mary should receive a salute because she is a star. Mary gives first class medical care while educating and supporting her direct care and companion/homemaker staff on a daily basis. She has a wonderful disposition, Mary Read More

“Happy 114th Birthday” Greater Medford VNA!!!!!

“Happy Anniversary Greater Medford VNA!  114 Years and Counting…” On April 7, 1900, at the home of Miss Fanny Bemis, 20 concerned citizens got together and formed a committee.  Five of these formed themselves into a committee of organization for the purpose of establishing in the city a “District Nursing Association”.  These five public spirited Read More

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