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Every day, our dedicated staff provide hands-on, expert care to New Yorkers who need it. These are their stories.
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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
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
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