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GNA Event 2019
GNA Event 2019
GNA Event 2019
GNA Event 2019
GNA Event 2019
GNA Event 2019
GNA Event 2019
GNA Event 2019
GNA Event 2019
GNA Event 2019
GNA Event 2019
GNA Event 2019
GNA Event 2019
GNA Event 2019
GNA Event 2019
GNA Event 2019
GNA Event 2019
GNA Event 2019

All meetings are free and members are always encouraged to invite a guest. We do ask for you to RSVP one week prior to the meetings so that we can properly cater the meeting. We follow Howard County school closing policy in inclement weather.

SAVE THE DATE: November 16, 2023 at 12pm
SAVE THE DATE: Thursday July 20, 2023 at 12 -1pm for Zoom meeting.

Topics to be announced on a future email.

First in-person (post Covid) MD NADONA breakfast meeting was held at Riderwood Village on 5/25/2023 from 9AM to 12noon!

Meeting Recap:
1. End of Life Care(Accent Hospice) presented by Esther Washington, BS, CDP, CHH. Presentation was both informative and interactive.
2. Very emotional discussion of Covid experiences shared by the group.
3. Retention and Recruitment issues and strategies also discussed by the group.
4. Discussion of benefits of NADONA membership and upcoming convention.
5. Consensus by group on monthly Zoom meeting and quarterly in person meeting.

Looking Back & Moving Forward: Building Mental Health Resiliency during the Pandemic and Beyond.

NADONA presents a free Webinar June 2, 2022.  1:00pm-2:00pm.  Our presenter has previously presented at the 2018 Compassion and Caring Award breakfast. She spoke to, "The Role of the GNA"  Her presentation was uplifting and insiprational!


Ellen Lebedow is a clinical social worker whose career has focused in the areas of refugee resettlement, hospice care and senior living. For the past 5 years Ellen has had the privilege to serve as the social work manager at Riderwood Village. Group facilitation has been an important medium through which Ellen seeks to provide support and she has engaged with groups focused on caregiver and bereavement concerns. Ellen worked in person throughout the pandemic and observed  the herculean efforts and care provided by her nursing colleagues. Ellen is quite humbled to have the opportunity to address the NADONA meeting in order to encourage strong self care focused on elevating our mental well being.

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NADONA Maryland Infection Control Meeting - Jan 26, 2022

Attend a presentation on user friendly infection control software by HealthConnex. Improve outcomes by detecting infections early and accurately, reduce outbreak duration and staff infections. Send RSVP by Jan 25th to

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Compassion and Caring Covid-19 Award Recipients 2020

Congratulations to the following recipients of the Covid-19 awards.


Broadmead: Lakia Lloyd, Carolyn Reid, Melvin Hines

Caton Manor: Victoria Privitt, Tina Williams, Brenda Issac


Frederick Villa: Twanda Woodard, Gwen Dorsey, Angel Curtis

Fairhaven: Deb Kriss, Rhea Schul, Robin Babylon


Future Care: Barbara Mulligan, Elizabeth Ross, LeDonna Phelps


Maria Health: Carolyn White, Trina Jackson, Kelly Williams


Riderwood: Richard Appiah, Christa Stephen, Karleen Park-Mullings

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