Casrane Marie Ann Thomas is an aide in the guardianship program at Selfhelp Community Services. She has provided exceptional care to an 84-year-old Holocaust survivor who was discharged from a nursing home after a traumatic brain injury.…Read more
As front-line staff who have the most direct and intimate contact with patients, home health aides serve as veritable lifelines for vulnerable patients, particularly the frail-elderly, who struggle to age-in-place safely, and with dignity.
Eileen Crawford, a Home Health Aide …Read more
November is National Home Care Month, a time when the home care community joins together to celebrate the practice of home care and all of the individuals who make it possible, especially our dedicated caregivers and the many patients …Read more
Schofield Certified Home Care nurse Sheila Vester’s passion to help veterans started at a young age.
The Lancaster native, who has been a registered nurse for 26 years, recently assisted with Honor Flight, a unique service that provides free transport …Read more
Bassett Healthcare Network-At Home Care RN Betsy Holway recently shared a story showing the importance of home care in meeting not only the medical needs of patients, but also in providing psychosocial supports.
Depression can be a major factor in …Read more
VNS Westchester has a long history of community service. Its staff provides free health screenings at community sites, contributes to food and clothing drives, arranges for donated medical equipment, and recently participated in HCA’s “Bring the Vote Home New York” …Read more
In the summer and fall of 2016, HCA embarked on a campaign called Bring The Vote Home-New York, which engaged home care providers to deliver voting materials to elderly, homebound, disabled and chronically ill New Yorkers so they can register …Read more
Home care staff provide vital supports for the elderly, as well as “eyes and ears” for emergency situations
(October 26, Albany, NY) Joanne Hogan, a home health aide from Capital Region-based Visiting Nurses Home Care, is being celebrated by her …Read more
Schofield Care provides free training for staff and public on the use of lifesaving emergency naloxone spray
As the opioid crisis grips communities in Western New York and throughout the nation, a local provider of home care, nursing and residential …Read more