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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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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 Most Important Part of Providing Care

The Most Important Part of Providing Care

Patricia W. joined Partners in Care in 1976, when Gerald Ford was president, inflation was high, and the country celebrated its bicentennial. One thing that hasn’t changed over the years is the quality of care Patricia continues to provide, or her belief in the power of listening. Read More
Helping Depressed NYC Seniors Reclaim Their Lives

Helping Depressed NYC Seniors Reclaim Their Lives

Meet Miriam, a mental health professional with VNSNY's PEARLS program, who helps NYC seniors with depression develop the skills they need to resolve the challenges they face. 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
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
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
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
Lori Carries on Wald’s Legacy

Lori Carries on Wald’s Legacy

Awarded the Lillian Wald Pioneering and Innovation Award, Lori has been a social worker for 17 years and works with distressed children and their loved ones. 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
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