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York Named President of the Board of Directors at Newfound Area Nursing Association

BRISTOL – At a recent Board of Directors meeting, Bill York, of Hebron, was appointed President of the Board of Directors, succeeding Thomas McGowan, of Alexandria, who is retiring, according to Patricia Wentworth, RN MBA, Executive Director of NANA. (Newfound Area Nursing Association).

York has many years of experience in the health care field, serving as Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Live Free Home Health Care of New Hampton. He is also a frequent speaker, and host of radio and television programs focusing on health care issues affecting our senior citizens.

“Mr. York looks forward to strengthening NANA to ensure the community’s non-profit agency will be here in the Newfound area for many years to come,” said Patricia.

NANA recently received two prestigious awards:

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, gave NANA a four-star quality-of-care rating, based on processes and outcomes measures for home care patients, placing the agency in the top 25 percent nationally.

The Visiting Nurse Association of America has recognized NANA as one of the four New Hampshire member agencies receiving the 2015 Home Care Elite Top Agency Award for Excellence.

Wentworth continued by saying, “NANA’s two prestigious awards makes our agency the top contender when deciding where to receive your health and hospice care.”

For more information about NANA and our Home Care & Hospice Program, visit our web site at or call 744-2733.

NANA is a non-profit provider of community-based Home Health and Hospice Care to the Newfound Area of central New Hampshire. Services include skilled nursing, physical and occupational therapy, home health aide and homemaker services. Our hospice patients are also provided physician services, medical social worker consultations, massage and Reiki therapy, as well as bereavement counseling.

NANA also offers clinics, at no cost, for diabetic and blood pressure checks, blood draws, PT/INR checks, foot care and immunizations.

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NANA Awards Scholarships - 2015


Pictured from left:  Patricia Wentworth, Executive Director; 2015 Scholarship Recipient: Hallie Geldermann; Louise Franklin, Secretary and NANA Scholarship Committee; and Thomas McGowan, Board President.  

2015 Scholarship Recipient: Ashley Ruseski, not pictured.


Newfound Area Nursing Association (NANA) offers scholarships annually to students who are pursuing careers in the healthcare field. Both first-year and returning college students are eligible. NANA is a not-for-profit community-based home health care organization, serving patients of all ages and circumstances in the Newfound Area of central New Hampshire since 1960.


This year’s recipients are Ashley Ruseski from Alexandria and Hallie Geldermann from Bristol.  Pursuing a degree in nursing, Ashley is completing her first year at Colby-Sawyer College and Hallie is completing her third year at the University of Maine at Orono.  Both recipients have been described as nurturing, compassionate, determined and outstanding students receiving several academic awards.  Each has proved herself tenacious in pursuing her goals.  “We are very pleased to see bright, energetic and motivated women entering the rewarding field of healthcare and to be able to assist them in obtaining the necessary education and training,” states Patricia Wentworth, RN, MBA, Executive Director of NANA.

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