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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
Breathing Easier at the End of Life

Breathing Easier at the End of Life

VNSNY Hospice 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 Provides Specialized Care for Gender Affirmation Patients

VNSNY Provides Specialized Care for Gender Affirmation Patients

Our Gender Affirmation Program provides care to transgender patients after they undergo gender-affirming surgery. Read More
The Special Role of Hospice Volunteers

The Special Role of Hospice Volunteers

VNSNY Hospice volunteers go through a series of training sessions that teach them to be a companion and calming presence for patients at the end of life. Read More
Physical Therapy Is Adding “Life” to Life

Physical Therapy Is Adding “Life” to Life

For this VNSNY physical therapist, success is more than teaching exercises. It's supporting patients and families as they weather the storms. Read More
Making the Rounds with a Home Care Nurse

Making the Rounds with a Home Care Nurse

One morning in the life of a VNSNY home care nurse, visiting four patients to make sure they have what they need to stay safe and well. Read More
Changing Communities by Caring for Families

Changing Communities by Caring for Families

The Nurse-Family Partnership provides care to at-risk young mothers and their infants, but its benefits are felt throughout families and across communities. Read More
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