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NANA Awards Scholarship

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.

Pictured from left:  Patricia Wentworth, Executive Director; 2016 Scholarship Recipient: Megan Libby; Louise Franklin, Secretary and Scholarship Committee Chair; and Bill York, Board President.  


This year’s recipient is Megan Libby from Bristol.  Pursuing a degree in physical therapy, Megan is beginning her first year at the University of New England. Megan has been described as an excellent student and leader who recognizes the importance of a strong work ethic, perseverance, and integrity. Megan plans to obtain her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree attending an accelerated seven year program.  “We are very pleased to see such a bright, energetic and motivated woman entering the rewarding field of healthcare and to be able to assist her in obtaining the necessary education and training,” states Patricia Wentworth, RN, MBA, Executive Director of NANA.



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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Newfound Area Nursing Association
214 Lake St
Bristol, NH 03222


Tel: (603) 744-2733

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