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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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…
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.
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?
These are three of my favorite inspirational quotations.
Do you have any favorite quotations?
Here are the top posts for the week. Which was your favorite?
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?
New Yorkers seem to resist hospice. Only 18% of New York City residents take advantage of hospice services, compared to 22% in New York State and 40% in the United States. It’s hard for anyone – doctors included – to have the end-of-life discussion. Doctors need to determine that a patient has less than six months to live in order for hospice services to be available.
For Gerry, hospice has not been an end; it has been part of his life for over a year. After a debilitating stroke, Gerry declined…
We woke him up when we arrived, well after 10 am, but it’s no surprise he needs to sleep in. Victor is 25-years-old, works at night and finds it hard to sleep because he is constantly checking on his mom who is dying of liver cancer.
Victor told me how quickly her decline had been and how she was so full of energy and life just a short time ago. Then, the last time she went to the hospital for an emergency and before she was released, VNSNY’s hospice team approached Victor…