Make your dollars count! Donate to MVNA!

Still undecided on who or what organization to donate to before 2017 closes in? Remember MVNA and our 115 seasons of home and community health, made possible by your support! No matter the season, or stage of life, MVNA nurses visit clients in the comfort of their homes, in community shelters, or in care facilities. Our […]

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Caregiving: A Few Words about Mirrors

by Mitch Radin, Clinical Psychologist This might sound like a cynical statement, but it’s not: caregiving hurts.  Here’s why: We have things in our brains called mirror neurons.  Simply put, neurons in our brain fire when we perform an action, but they also fire when we watch someone perform an action, mirroring what we are […]

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Within Reach: Self-Care

by Mitch Radin, Clinical Psychologist It seems like everybody is talking about self-care these days, though all this talk seems to be doing very little for easing everyday stress, especially in the health care field. Most people in health care respond to encouragement to practice self-care with, “How am I supposed to turn off my […]

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MVNA’s Top 10 for 2014

We’re committed to improving lives at every age through home and community health services. Here’s the top 10 things we did this year to achieve our mission: Integration with HCMC. The executive leaders and Board of Directors collaborated to negotiate the terms of an Integration Agreement with Hennepin Healthcare System, the public corporation that operates Hennepin […]

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