September 1, 2022

Granite VNA Names Lois Krempel Home Care Director

Granite VNA has named Lois Krempel, BSN, RN, MHA, Director of Home Care. In this role, Krempel will oversee and direct clinical operations and patient care services for 17 communities in the southwestern region of Granite VNA’s service area. Prior to this role, Krempel served as a Granite VNA field staff nurse for two years.

“It is extremely gratifying when members of our Granite VNA team translate the skills and experience they've acquired into opportunities for promotion within the agency,” said Sarah DeFalco, chief human resources officer, Granite VNA. “It speaks to the agency's commitment to ongoing learning and professional growth for the benefit of our team, our patients and the communities we serve. We are so proud to be able to provide a culture that values and offers such opportunities, and we are excited for Lois to take on this new role.”

Prior to joining Granite VNA, Krempel was assistant director of nursing at Warde Health Center in Windham, New Hampshire. Previously, she was director of nursing at St. Francis Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Laconia and at William P. Clough Center in New London. Krempel has also served as a hospital nurse manager in inpatient care and in staff nurse roles.

Krempel holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing with a Gerontology specialty from Hogeschool West-Brabant, Breda, Netherlands and a master’s degree in healthcare administration from New England College in Henniker, New Hampshire.