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Every day, our dedicated staff provide hands-on, expert care to New Yorkers who need it. These are their stories.
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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
A Former Army Medic Supports Veterans at the End of Life

A Former Army Medic Supports Veterans at the End of Life

The VNSNY Hospice Veterans Program recently hired an additional Hospice Liaison, enabling the program to provide an even higher level of care and attention to each veteran. Read More
VNSNY Cared for the Oldest Living American

VNSNY Cared for the Oldest Living American

In 2018, VNSNY provided care to over 845 New Yorkers aged 100 years and older, including 114-year-old Alelia Murphy. Read More
The Importance of Rehab in Recovery

The Importance of Rehab in Recovery

Joe Gallagher, VNSNY’s Director of Clinical Operations Support, oversees our rehabilitation therapy program and knows first-hand the important role therapists play in their patients’ recovery. Read More
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