Road to Recovery: Life After Coma

Safely navigating your home, getting dressed, preparing and eating a meal, keeping your balance, even getting up from a chair are things most people take for granted. When illness, injury, or the effects of aging diminish your abilities, these routine tasks become challenging. When illness struck New Hampshire native Paula Stone, Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire (VNH) was there to help get her on the road to recovery and reach functional independence.

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Planting Seeds of Kindness

At 77 years old, Barbara strongly values her independence and describes herself as having a gypsy soul. She has a deep spiritual appreciation for nature and has lived successfully in the woods of southern Vermont for much of her life. Barbara lives alone, without family, and suffers from chronic lung disease.

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Come home to excellent care, even on vacation!

I want to share my story about an experience that my husband Kevin and I had with Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire (VNH) recently. What we had planned as a relaxing four-day holiday at our vacation home in Vermont turned into an extended stay that was stressful and scary.

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