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A New Year's Message
December, 31st 2013 in Industry News & Commentary

As we prepare to greet the New Year we, like most people, pause to take a brief look back at the year that is drawing to a close.  There is much that we can say about our activities at VNS Westchester in 2013 – many milestones of which we are proud.

But, at the end of the day, it’s not so much about what we say, but what our patients and their families have to say about the care they received from our agency.  This, by far, is the most accurate yardstick for measuring our value to the community during the year that has passed.

Therefore, with the permission of the authors, we are pleased to share a few highlights from letters we received in 2013...

October, 24th 2013 in Press Releases

VNS Westchester marked the launch of its home healthcare services for Dutchess residents by hosting a networking reception for over 100 healthcare and social service providers in the County.  The event, held on October 23rd, at The Grandview in Poughkeepsie was an opportunity to learn about our services and how to coordinate care for patients.

Everything You Need to Know But Didn't Know to Ask
October, 4th 2013 in Events

Caring for an elderly loved one who needs assistance can be challenging. Don't get overwhelmed wondering where to start and how to pay for care. Attend this free seminar on October 24th to get answers to your questions from our experts!

Help us celebrate the launch of our Home Healthcare Services for Dutchess residents!
October, 1st 2013 in Events

When:  Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Where:  The Grandview, 176 Rinaldi Blvd., Poughkeepsie, NY

Recognition for High Standards of Care by National Accrediting Body
September, 5th 2013 in Press Releases

VNS Westchester and our affiliate, Westchester Care at Home, have been re-accredited by the Community Health Accreditation Program, Inc. (CHAP), indicating that both agencies continue to meet the highest standards of excellence for home healthcare and private duty care...

August, 13th 2013 in Newsletters/Annual Reports


The latest stories, news, upcoming events and photos about VNS Westchester, our affiliate Westchester Care at Home and our community partners!

July, 15th 2013 in Press Releases

According to the most current available data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), VNS Westchester has served as the #1 home healthcare agency in Westchester for two consecutive years.

June, 6th 2013 in Press Releases

Westchester Visiting Nurse Services Group, Inc., the parent organization of VNS Westchester and its affiliate agency, Westchester Care at Home, has announced the appointment of six new Board Members. Each brings diverse skills and experience that will help the agency implement its strategic plan for growth while adapting to the changing home care landscape.

Four nursing students from area colleges receive scholarships to help them prepare for nursing careers
March, 25th 2013 in Press Releases

Four deserving nursing students from local colleges were the beneficiaries of scholarships totaling $17,500 awarded by VNS Westchester at the March 8th Women's Hall of Fame luncheon, sponsored by the Women's Research and Education Fund.

March, 5th 2013 in Events

Over one hundred friends, fans, officials, colleagues, board members and staff attended VNSW's festive Milestones Celebration on Feb. 28th.