Vol. 6 No. 3
NEWS AND INSIGHT FOR PROFESSIONALS IN ELDER CARE
& Common Sense
How much is enough
to maintain older
adults' bone health?
What’s the Link?
Your terminally ill patient
is ready to go home.
You’re not sure the family
is ready for that.
The last months of a patient’s life can be hard on both the patient
and their family. But the Visiting Nurse Service of New York can help.
By relieving pain, managing expectations and providing emotional
support, our end-of-life care team helps everyone better cope during
the last months of life.
To learn more about our end-of-life care services, or to make
a referral, call 1-212-609-1900 o May/June 2013 Vol. 6 No. 3 NEWS AND INSIGHT
Your terminally ill patient is ready to go home.
President & CEO Kathleen Czermanski Vice Pr
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