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Senior Care

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One of the most difficult decisions an adult caregiver can face is to determine when to get involved in an elderly loved one’s care. This is especially true when that someone who once took care of you—mom or dad. 

Here is where VNSNY can help. Our team of home health care specialists evaluate your loved one’s condition and needs, and work with family caregivers and the patient's doctors to develop a plan that is best for you and your family, whether at home or in a facility. This can be extremely reassuring to those who have an aging family member in the New York area, but live far away or are unable to meet the often complex needs of an elderly loved one.

Our skilled nurses and certified home health aides offer a wide range of senior care services. Our professionals can:

Provide overall health assessment and coordination:

  • Work with the patient's doctors and other health care providers 
  • Develop a "plan of care," from health care services to household support
  • Create a long-term care plan based on your needs and preferences
  • Help fill out applications to receive benefits and work with other insurance agencies

Provide skilled nursing care:

  • Manage care for age-related illnesses, such as Alzheimer’s disease
  • Administer respiratory therapies
  • Provide stroke rehabilitation
  • Monitor general health and help manage medications
  • Help order medical supplies and equipment

Provide support with daily living and household management:

  • Help with bathing and dressing
  • Shop for and prepare meals
  • Perform household chores such as laundry and light cleaning
  • Provide transportation to and from medical appointments
  • Help arrange for legal and financial assistance

Provide end-of-life care:

  • Provide round-the-clock nursing at home or in a facility
  • Supplement nursing home care
  • Provide hospice and palliative care services
  • Offer emotional support and counseling

What you can do now:

  • Sign up for our monthly newsletter for caregiver support, news, and information.
  • Call us at 1-800-675-0391 and start the process of getting help now.

 

Contact

For more information about VNSNY’s Senior Care services, please call us at 1-800-675-0391.