TODAY Show Documentary Highlights VNSNY Hospice Nurse

For VNSNY hospice nurses, every home visit carries a special importance. This documentary from NBC's TODAY Show captures the unique role they play.
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Make Exercise Part of Your Life

Make Exercise Part of Your Life

Take these steps before you start an exercise program to avoid injury and increase your odds of sticking with it. Read More
4 Easy Ways to Add Exercise to Your Day

4 Easy Ways to Add Exercise to Your Day

As every caregiver knows, finding a block of free time for exercise is almost impossible. And let’s face it: Even a 20-minute workout takes at least a half hour by the time you get ready. Read More
How to Follow the Mediterranean Diet

How to Follow the Mediterranean Diet

This diet that has been shown to increase longevity and help to stabilize blood sugars, reduce “bad” cholesterol and triglycerides, lower blood pressure, and reduce your risk of several diseases. Read More
Working with a Home Health Aide

Working with a Home Health Aide

Find out what a home health aide can and cannot do, and how to make sure you’re hiring one who’s qualified. Read More
Getting Started with Home Health Care

Getting Started with Home Health Care

When you aren’t sure what kind of home health care you need, how do you go about getting it? Read More
Important Immunizations for Older Adults

Important Immunizations for Older Adults

Thousands of older adults suffer needlessly every year from illnesses that could have been prevented by immunizations. Ask your doctor about these vaccines. Read More
Stress and Heart Disease: How Caregiving Increases Your Risk

Stress and Heart Disease: How Caregiving Increases Your Risk

Family caregivers are at higher risk for many health problems related to stress. But as a caregiver, you often can’t avoid stress. How can you protect your health and your heart? Read More
How to Prevent Infections

How to Prevent Infections

Avoid stomach bugs, colds, and other infections with these 5 tips. Read More
When Illness Affects Friendships

When Illness Affects Friendships

As a caregiver, you may have noticed that your loved one's illness affects friendships. These tips can help as you navigate a changing social landscape. Read More
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