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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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Aging with HIV/AIDS: You CAN Modify the Aging Arc

From: Medium
Medium has featured VNSNY LGBTQ+ Program Manager Arthur Fitting, RN, in recognition of National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day on September 18. Arthur interviewed Stephen E. Karpiak, lead HIV and Aging researcher with Gay Men’s Health Crisis and Director of the National Resource Center on HIV & Aging, as a key expert to address wide-ranging issues members of the LGBTQ+ community face as they age, including reduction of stigma and access to culturally competent health care.
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Suicide as a Public Health Crisis: VNSNY on News12 Bronx and Brooklyn

From: News12 Bronx and Brooklyn
News12 Bronx and Brooklyn has featured Deirdre DeLeo, VNSNY Associate Director with CMHS Programs & Clinical Operations, in a segment highlighting National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The piece sheds light on the increased emotional stress New Yorkers are facing due to the COVID-19 pandemic and offers guidance, including warning signs and symptoms, and what to do if you or someone you love are experiencing suicidal thoughts or feelings.
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CBS 6 (WRGB) Features VNSNY CEO Marki Flannery

From: CBS 6 (WRBG)
CBS 6 Albany (WRGB) featured VNSNY CEO and President Marki Flannery in an article entitled, "Lawmakers Call on Federal Agencies to Protect Vulnerable Communities Against COVID-19." The piece highlights the issue of limited PPE gear and financial support for services that provide care for older adults and people with disabilities. VNSNY has cared for over 2,600 COVID+ patients since the pandemic began in March.
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Home Care Association of NYS Honors VNSNY Nurse with Home Care Hero Award

From: Home Care Association of New York State
Home Care Association of NYS has included VNSNY nurse Eileen Baez in an article recognizing home care and hospice aides, nurses, therapists, and other frontline staff who have acted courageously in the face of America's worst pandemic. The Home Care Hero recognition campaign highlights the deeds of individuals who have acted heroically and exemplified the true principles and spirit of home care and hospice.
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VNSNY Recognized in Crain’s Notable in Healthcare 2020 Special Report

From: Crain's New York Business
In recognition of their heroic work during the COVID-19 crisis, Crain's New York Business has included VNSNY CEO Marki Flannery and the VNSNY Hospice Bereavement and Emotional Support Team in the Notable in Healthcare 2020 Special Report. This year’s report shines a light on "the people who helped bend the region’s steep infection curve downward and are still working to alleviate the economic and humanitarian toll."
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