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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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
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
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
Providing Care and Companionship for Hundreds of Clients

Providing Care and Companionship for Hundreds of Clients

Over her long career as a home health aide with Partners in Care, Angela has provided care and companionship for more than 400 clients. Read More
Respectful Communication Helps Patients Take Control of their Health

Respectful Communication Helps Patients Take Control of their Health

Knowing how important it is to encourage and educate those in her care, one VNSNY nurse is patient, compassionate, and persistent in helping them connect the dots between their actions and their health. Read More
The Strong Bond Between a Home Health Aide and Client

The Strong Bond Between a Home Health Aide and Client

Partners in Care home health aide Earlene J. enjoys her extended assignments with private-pay clients because it allows her to form deep bonds with those she cares for. Read More
Personalized Senior Home Care from a Private Care Nurse

Personalized Senior Home Care from a Private Care Nurse

Partners in Care clinical manager Marzena oversees the Partners in Care nurses charged with supervising the care plans of MLTC members, which Partners in Care HHAs help carry out. Read More
A Success Story in Chinatown

A Success Story in Chinatown

VNSNY’s Chinatown Neighborhood Naturally Occurring Retirement Community has grown dramatically, thanks to targeted services that meet members’ needs. Read More
“We Help You Cope with Life”

“We Help You Cope with Life”

A VNSNY social worker provided her patient with perspective and encouragement—resources that she used to make healing connections in her community. Read More
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