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The Visiting Nurse Service of New York is dedicated to delivering the best home health care services to our patients. As experts in home health care, we also want to provide the information that can help you better care for your loved ones—and yourself. This special section is devoted to helping you find the answers you need to do just that, including everything from what you need to know about specific medical conditions and important legal documents for caregivers to preventing accidents and eating right. Click the sections at left, or explore the featured content below:
When the people who once handled all of your needs —mom and dad—need your help caring for themselves, you want to do everything right. Here, get helpful information on talking to their doctors, understanding financial and legal issues, knowing when to get professional help, and more.
Trips and falls can be especially dangerous for seniors who may sustain more serious injuries and have greater difficulty recovering. Fortunately, there are some simple-to-follow tips that can help you and your loved ones stay safe and secure at home and when you're out of the house.
If you or a loved one has heart disease, you are far from alone: more than 24 million Americans have received the diagnosis. Understanding the disease, the signs and symptoms to consider, and the treatment prescribed by your doctor can help you better manage your condition and stay healthier.