There are so many acronyms in our daily conversations that sometimes we can misunderstand what they mean. As a society we also make a lot of generalities. An acronym that is so often misunderstood and generalized are the letters VNA. Sometimes they are misconstrued for a group that is related to the VA which refers to Veteran’s Affairs and the services that Veterans are able to access as a benefit from their years of service. Often there is also a generalization in the community that all VNA’s or visiting nurse associations are part of the same larger group. This is not the case. Our agency, the Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice is a non-profit, 501c3 agency that has been servicing members of the community since 1918 which means it is our 100th year Birthday! Our nurses and therapists live in your community. They could be your neighbors and they may even be your friends. Our visiting nurses are a rare breed of caring individuals with a unique set of skills that provide nursing care, rehabilitation, pediatric care, and hospice care in homes across Central New Hampshire so that you or your family members can be at home after a health crisis or hospitalization and everyone can rest easier knowing they are supported. We look forward to being that VNA for you!