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Cornerstone VNA Welcomes Three New Board Members
ROCHESTER – Cornerstone VNA, a local non-profit home health and hospice care organization, welcomes and introduces its newest board members Marilyn Staff, RN, David Richard, and Laura Davey.
According to Julie Reynolds, RN, MS, President and CEO, “We are thrilled to have Marilyn, David and Laura join our dynamic and robust Board of Directors. and they all have extensive experience in healthcare and leadership skills.”th As we celebrate our one year anniversary, please join us in honoring our past, celebrating our present, and looking to a brighter future for our VNA. ”
A graduate of Boston College, Marilyn Staff, BSN, RN, CCM has been an RN for over 35 years and is currently Director of Care Coordination at FedPoint in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. He has overseen care management and fraud for over eight years. Waste and abuse of federal long-term care insurance programs. She has extensive senior leadership and clinical operations management experience in a variety of environments, as well as significant risk and audit experience. A strategic, analytical, and visionary leader, Marilyn is a former member of the Massachusetts Home She Cares Alliance and helped establish the first Universal Salem (formerly She SSC) Nursing Shadow Program. Did.
David Richard is currently the Liquid Fuels and Equipment Sales Manager for DF Richard Energy in Dover, New Hampshire, and is also responsible for community outreach. Prior to his return to the family business in 2015, he worked as an occupational therapist for over 20 years in a variety of settings, including Specialized Nursing Facilities (SNFs) and Visiting Nursing Agencies. He has also held departmental management positions in the SNF setting, including the position of Chief Therapist in various of his VNA settings.
David says: A mother in the last few weeks. All I can say is that I was very impressed with the level of compassion and communication with myself and my siblings. It was a comfort to all of us.At home needs care. ”
Rochester-based Laura Davey is director of the Long-Term Care and Aging Focus Area at the Institute for Health Policy and Practice (IHPP). She is the Center on Aging and Community Living (CACL), a collaboration with the Institute for the Disabled at the University of New Hampshire, Durham, and her IHPP, where NH Laura joined and led her IHPP in 2005. ) is also co-founder and co-director of , project management, facilitation, and evaluation across multiple projects focus on individual-centered options for supporting older adults to live and age in their chosen communities. Currently, Laura is a Cornerstone VNA Hospice Volunteer, an Active She Member of the Advisory Board for the Tri-State Learning Collaborative on Aging, and a Co-Partner in her Series of NH Senior Her Leadership. Laura served on the Board of Directors (2009-2016) and Vice President (2011-2015) of the New Hampshire Public Health Association.
Laura says: Joining the board is an opportunity to contribute not only to Cornerstone VNA, but to our community as well. Maintaining and expanding home services is essential to the health and well-being of individuals in need of care and their caregivers. ”
Cornerstone VNA currently serves Rockingham, Strafford, Belknap and Carroll counties in New Hampshire and York County in Maine. Cornerstone VNA’s team provides award-winning care and support through his five different programs: Home Care, Hospice Care, Palliative Care, Life Care-Private Duty, and Community Care. For 110 years, Cornerstone VNA has been helping people of all ages keep their families together at home, whether they are facing the challenges of aging, recovering from surgery, chronic or life-threatening illness, or end-of-life care. has been committed to providing services to For more information about the Cornerstone VNA, visit www.cornerstonevna.org or call 800-691-1133.