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VNSNY Veterans Hospice Care: Saluting Those Who Served

VNSNY Veterans Hospice Care: Saluting Those Who Served

VNSNY Hospice and Palliative 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
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
Overcoming the Emotional Aspects of Parkinson’s Disease

Overcoming the Emotional Aspects of Parkinson’s Disease

A behavioral health nurse helps a patient with Parkinson's disease find new ways to take control of his health and well-being. 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
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