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Stories of Care – Every Encounter is a Story

Every day, our dedicated staff provide hands-on, expert care to New Yorkers who need it. These are their stories.
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Grief Support Leads to Peace: Gloria’s Story

Grief Support Leads to Peace: Gloria’s Story

Because VNSNY Hospice Care offers families 13 months of bereavement services, Gloria was able to get the support she needed to find peace. Read More
Spiritual Care and Hope at the End of Life

Spiritual Care and Hope at the End of Life

Steven, a man facing end of life, was suffering more than usual because of the loss of his cat. VNSNY Hospice spiritual care counselor Bette helped find the cat, and immediately saw a difference in Steven. Read More
VNSNY Veterans Hospice Care: Saluting Those Who Served

VNSNY Veterans Hospice Care: Saluting Those Who Served

VNSNY Hospice Care’s veterans outreach program ensures that U.S. veterans receive full hospice benefits related to their military service, and also provides end-of-life care that recognizes and takes into account their wartime experiences. Read More
Meet the Singing VNSNY Hospice Nurse Who Uses Music to Help Her Patients

Meet the Singing VNSNY Hospice Nurse Who Uses Music to Help Her Patients

The TODAY show featured a VNSNY Hospice Nurse who uses the healing power of music to connect with her patients and their families. Read More
A Lifetime Fighting for Equal Rights

A Lifetime Fighting for Equal Rights

Activist Frances Goldin advocated for other people all her life. Before her death, her VNSNY Hospice care team was part of a robust system working to support her and her family. Read More
VNSNY Hospice Nurse Featured in TODAY Show Documentary

VNSNY Hospice Nurse Featured in TODAY Show Documentary

For VNSNY Hospice nurses, every home visit carries a special importance. This documentary from NBC's TODAY Show captures the unique role they play. Read More
Healing Diabetic Wounds with Attentive Home Care

Healing Diabetic Wounds with Attentive Home Care

Compassion, collaboration, and communication are tools this VNSNY nurse uses to provide effective care. Read More
Building Confidence to Motivate Patients to Improve

Building Confidence to Motivate Patients to Improve

This VNSNY physical therapist lets his patients know right away that he's there for them, 100 percent, and seeks to build their confidence as he motivates them through their recovery. Read More
Breathing Easier at the End of Life

Breathing Easier at the End of Life

VNSNY Hospice and Palliative Care has created a specialized program designed to reduce hospital visits and enhance quality of life for patients with advanced COPD. Read More
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