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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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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
VNSNY Provides Specialized Care for Gender Affirmation Patients

VNSNY Provides Specialized Care for Gender Affirmation Patients

Traveling from one gender to another is a big change, and VNSNY provides medical and emotional support to patients after gender affirmation surgery. 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 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
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