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Breast Cancer Awareness Month Events in New York City

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Pink Ribbon for Breast Cancer Awareness MonthOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Remember to speak to your primary care provider about scheduling a breast exam or mammogram! If you’d like to show your support for those affected by the disease (or get some support yourself), there are several events throughout the month. Here are some of them:

October 4: We Run for Fun 5K Run/Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness

October 18: Saturday Night Yacht Club Pink Party

October 19: Making Strides sponsored by the American Cancer Society

October 18-19: Avon Walk for Breast Cancer

October 29: In the Pink: Stay…

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Flu Season is Coming

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Fun Ways to Stay Hydrated in Summer

stav July 25th, 2014, 8:10 AM
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Here is our summer drink round up for staying hydrated and healthy. Check out more hydrating summer drinks on our Pinterest board at http://www.pinterest.com/vnsny/hydrating-summer-drinks/ and if you have any favorite drinks of your own, add the link to the comments and we will add them to the Pinterest board.

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Know the Signs and Symptoms of a Stroke

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Stroke Signs and Symptoms (1)

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The Alzheimer’s Caregiver

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Last week, I attended the Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter, lecture “Who Am I Now? The Existential Dilemma of Caregiving.” Jed Levine, the Executive Vice President and Director of Programs and Services, led a panel discussion with author Alix Kates Shulman, who has been a caregiver to her husband with dementia since 2004; Daniel Kuhn, who is also an author and a social worker; and Sharon Shaw, a social worker and psychotherapist who leads caregiver support groups.

Every panelist had their own insight on caregiving – specifically giving for those with…

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National Nurses Week Facebook Roundup

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Starting on Tuesday, May 6 and ending on Monday, May 12, the Visiting Nurse Service of New York honored the many nurses that work so hard every day with these posts from Facebook.

VNSNY and Women’s History Month

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March has been a big month for VSNY on Facebook. It’s Women’s History Month and we celebrated our founder, Lillian Wald’s 147th birthday on March 10th. Here are our top three posts:

Which post if your favorite?

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Facebook Roundup: Top 3 Inspirational Quotations

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These are three of my favorite inspirational quotations.

Do you have any favorite quotations?

Weekly Facebook Roundup for January 12, 2014

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Here are the top posts for the week. Which was your favorite?

Facebook Roundup for Giving Tuesday

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This past week was Giving Tuesday and the Visiting Nurse Service of New York promoted some of the amazing programs that are funded directly from generous donations. Here is a roundup of some of those posts:

How did you spend Giving Tuesday?

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