More than 25 million Americans living with asthma know the fear of struggling to breathe. Asthma attacks, often the result of allergic reactions, result in more than two million emergency room visits every year and can be fatal if untreated.
Since it was founded more than a century ago, Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio has been a not-for-profit organization.
Dora Harper manages the volunteer services with VNA of Ohio Hospice and a passionate advocate who reaches out to patient families in our Spanish-speaking communities. She supervises more than 100 volunteers at VNA of Ohio whose responsibilities range from assisting in patient care to administrative tasks.
Of the 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s, approximately 500,000 people are dying every year due to complications related to their disease. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, it is currently ranked the 6th leading cause of death in the United States and numbers are continuing to grow.