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TIME Magazine Features VNSNY LGBTQ+ Program Manager Arthur Fitting

From: TIME Magazine
TIME Magazine has featured Arthur Fitting, VNSNY LGBTQ+ Program Manager in an article that compares the traumatic experience of people during the HIV/AIDS crisis 40 years ago with the current COVID-19 pandemic. In the piece, Arthur explains how his personal experience motivates his work at VNSNY and his commitment to serve marginalized communities and the underserved.
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VNSNY Research Study Shows Benefits of Skilled Home Health Care for COVID-19 Patients

From: Annals of Internal Medicine
The VNSNY Center for Home Care Policy & Research has published a new research study about the recovery of Covid-19 patients in home health care, which included 1409 home health care recipients, received from 64 hospitals, and cared for by the Visiting Nurse Service of New York. The study shows statistically significant improvements in clinical and functional status for COVID-19 patients who received skilled home health care services following discharge from the hospital.
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Aging with HIV/AIDS: Be “Extra Vigilant” About Mental Health

From: Medium
In this article on Medium, Arthur Fitting, RN, VNSNY LGBTQ Program Director, is joined by Mark Brennan-Ing, PhD, senior research scientist at Hunter College’s Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging. In this interview, Arthur and Mark discuss the challenges older adults living with HIV/AIDS face in maintaining strong mental health, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The conversation underscores a need to expand capacity in the healthcare system and reduce barriers to behavioral health care through community outreach efforts like the work done by VNSNY.
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Caring Across Generations: Strategies for the Sandwich Generation in the COVID-19 Era

From: Medium
Medium has featured Partners in Care SVP Jim Rolla in an article offering tips and strategies for family caregivers who are part of the “sandwich generation” to help them maintain optimal physical and mental health as they handle the dual responsibilities of raising their own children and providing care for their aging parents during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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