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RVNA Volunteer Information Session to be held on January 18

RVNA is looking for caring individuals who are interested in volunteering. Those that are interested should register to participate in this informational orientation session to learn more about RVNA, what the agency does, and what volunteer opportunities are available.                 

Volunteers are the backbone of RVNA, and are an essential part of the agency’s success. RVNA volunteers provide support to flu and pneumonia clinics, well child clinics, and blood pressure clinics.  Some volunteers help to plan and implement the annual RVNA Health & Wellness Fair, which takes place each spring.  Others donate their time to provide office and clerical support, serve as a Friendly Visitor, or help at community events and educational seminars.  Many other opportunities exist as well.   

The orientation meeting, which only takes place twice a year, will be held on January 18th from 1:00 to 3:30pm. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to Barbara Newland, RVNA Director of Community Health & Wellness at 203.438.5555 ext. 1005 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About The Speaker

Barbara Newland is Director of Community Health & Wellness for RVNA.  She is responsible for RVNA’s annual health fair, volunteer program, Lifeline emergency medical service program, Immunization and Resource Center, Community Education and RVNA’s aging-in-place program, “Quality Living at Home”. She is also a Certified Dementia Practitioner and a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist. 

About RVNA

Founded in 1914, RVNA is an accredited non-profit Medicare-certified home healthcare agency that also supports public health and safety, and promotes the highest quality of life. RVNA provides compassionate care to all individuals, whether young or old, through a continuum of care that encompasses health care at home and in the community. RVNA also provides home health aides and companionship through a non-medical subsidiary called HomeCare by RVNA and outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapy in its Rehab by RVNA facility at 27 Governor Street, Ridgefield.

To Contact RVNA

Call RVNA at 203-438-5555. Visit RVNA at www.ridgefieldvna.org.

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