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These are summaries of press coverage relating to VillageCare and its programs. Headlines are linked to the stories where possible.
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How can public health officials fight the spread of H.I.V. among young gay black men?
New York Times - August 10, 2011

HIV charity faces steep budget cuts
June 27, 2011- Crains

Photo Essay: For People With AIDS, A Sanctuary In Peril

June 3, 2011- NY1

Insurers Pair Long-Term Care With Life to Entice Older Buyers

May 18, 2011- Bloomberg News

Urgent Care Center Opens In Chelsea

March 10, 2011- NY1


Off on the right foot, urgent-care sees first patient

March 10, 2011- The Villager

Urgent Care Center Opens Near Site of St. Vincent's Hospital

March 10, 2011-

World AIDS Day Coverage 

Fox 5- Good Day New York, December 1, 2010

An Interview with VillageCare's Emma DeVito: Serving Older Adults With HIV

NAPWA's Positive Voice, November 2010

Cities goes dark in honor of World AIDS Day

AM NY, November 30, 2010

VillageCare honors Koch as a ‘Legend of the Village’

The Villager, November 18, 2010

VillageCare Opens A New Center

Crain's Health Pulse, November 8, 2010 

Building Something Good

The Villager, November 4, 2010 

VillageCare takes wraps off new Houston St. building

The Villager, October 28, 2010 


VillageCare: Opening a New Chapter In Rehabilitation and Nursing Care

The Villager, October 14, 2010
An 8-page spread published in The Villager, highlighting Village Care's programs and services.

Urgent-care clinic to 20th St.; Plan for St. V. aborted

The Villager, September 2-8, 2010


A win for health

The Villager, September 2-8, 2010


Plan to Lease St. Vincent’s Falls Through

New York Times, September 2010


Developing a therapeutic recreation dementia program

Long-Term Living, June 2010
An article about our Dementia program at Village Nursing Home


A Tale of Two Settings

Advance for Long-term Care Management, May/June, 2010
A story comparing long-term care in urban and rural environments.


VillageCare: An organization’s new name says it all

The Villager, April 14-20, 2010
President & CEO Emma DeVito explains VillageCare's new name and brand.

Village Care

Health Care Exhange Magazine, January 2010

HIV/AIDS Program Maintains Healthy 'Momentum'

NY1, December, 2009
NY1 features The Momentum Project and its mission on World AIDS Day

Levien to Oversee LEED Project

Real Estate Weekly, October 21, 2009
An article about Village Care's current project to build a new state-of-the-art, LEED Certified, skilled nursing facility.

Life as a Runway | Under the Bonnet

NY Times, May 21, 2009
A featured spread about Tulips and Panies, Village Care's annual event benefitting its HIV/AIDS programs.

AIDS Organizations Support New HIV Testing Bill

Medical News Today, April 8, 2009
Five AIDS service organizations today endorsed legislation proposed by State Senate Health Committee Chair Thomas Duane that would bring New York's HIV counseling and testing law up-to-date with the realities facing the epidemic today.

New Village Care Head

Crain's Health Pulse, March 2, 2009
Announcing Emma DeVito as the new President and Chief Executive Officer for Village Care of New York

Hospital's Great Catch

The Villager, January 28-February 3, 2009
Editorial on Arthur Webb becoming COO at St. Vincent's Medical Center.

For Disabled Riders, New Bumps in the Road

NY Times, January 16, 2009
With a fare increase looming, users may pay twice as much for Access-a-Ride vans or buses.

They really dig the idea of new Center for Nursing

The Villager, January 14-20, 2009
Coverage of the official groundbreaking of VCRN on 1/6/09.

Old-School Confidential

New York Post, December 25, 2008
Residents of the Village at 46th & Ten give age-old advice.

Emma Devito interviewed on OutQ in the Morning

OutQ In The Morning with Larry Flick, December, 2008
Emma DeVito, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Village Care is interviewed on "OutQ in the Morning" about our Network of AIDS Services, The Momentum Project and economic cuts and how they will affect HIV/AIDS care.

HIV/AIDS Non-Profits Feel Economy Squeeze

NYC Pavement Pieces, December 15, 2008
Many HIV/AIDS programs across the city are being forced to cut services.

Something To Talk About: Communication is key at Rivington House, December, 2008
Rivington House received honorable mention from Modern Health Care magazine for the 16th Annual Spirit of Excellence Award.

Avon Hello Tomorrow Fund award

Avon Website, December, 2008
Luvenia Suber, supervisor of the Red Hook Community Center was awarded by the Avon Hello Tomorrow Fund

Holiday Extravaganza

Food Network, December, 2008
City Harvest donated meals to The Momentum Project

Eye on New York: World AIDS Day

WCBS/NY, December, 2008
Arthur Webb is interviewed on WCBS on World AIDS Day

Non-Profit Reaches Out To Low-Income AIDS Patients

NY1, December, 2008
NY1 features The Momentum Project and its mission on World AIDS Day

Scoopy's Notebook: Building Momentum

The Villager, November, 2008
Future plans for Village Nursing Home and the new Village Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation

Using Pain Rating Scales with Older Adults

The Nursing Center, June, 2008
Staff members at Village Nursing Home explain techniques used to rate pain and how to effectively address pain.

A Spiritual Awakening at the Village Nursing Home

The Villager, June 4-10, 2008
A remarkable story of volunteering at Village Nursing Home.

Nursing Homes Take New Roles as Hospitals Struggle

The New York Sun, April 14, 2008
Arthur Webb, President and CEO of Village Care, is quoted in this article about nursing homes finding a new role in the health care industry.

Embracing Aging

WABC-TV, Aired February 17, 2008
This one-hour documentary, which is airing on ABC television affiliates across the nation, addresses the challenges of growing old and features the work of two of Village Care of New York's programs: Village Adult Day Health Center and The Village at 46th & Ten.


Hope at Every Stage

The Advance for Nurse, February, 2008

Patients with HIV/AIDS live longer, healthier lives with services RNs provide at Village Care of New York.
View PDF of Story


AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

The New York Times, January 6, 2008
Dr. Sheree Starrett, the medical director at Rivington House, is quoted in an article discussing the medical issues plaguing those who have lived long-term with HIV infection. Dr. Starrett said that neither heart disease nor diabetes was “terribly hard to treat, except that every time you add more meds there is more chance of something else going wrong.” A Rivington House resident was also quoted in the story.


It Takes a Village

Health Executive, December 20, 2007
Village Care and its work are profiled in the Corporate Spotlight section of this magazine.


The Best People in New York

Newsletter of NYC Mayor’s Volunteer Center, December 2007
The Mayor’s Volunteer Center marked AIDS Awareness month with a feature on Melvin Francisquini, a volunteer at Rivington House, Village Care’s AIDS skilled nursing facility on the Lower East Side.


Legendary Luminaries Shine at the Village Care Awards

The Villager, November 28-December 4, 2007
Village Care of New York’s 30th anniversary Legends of the Village benefit held at NYU’s Kimmel Center was chock-full of longtime local luminaries.


Keeping the Focus on AIDS

The New York Times, November 30, 2007
Village Care’s CEO Arthur Webb writes in a letter to the editor that “…the widespread perception is that AIDS has become a treatable, chronic disease in this country. Yet there is another face of the epidemic, one worn by a population where AIDS continues to cause morbidity and death here in the United States at rates rivaling those of sub-Saharan Africa.”


Red Hook Community Center Lures Clients with Creative Programs

New York Daily News, November 30, 2007
Columnist Clem Richardson highlights the work of Village Care’s Red Hook Community Service Center in Brooklyn along with its director, Luvenia Suber.

Click here to listen to Ms. Suber discuss HIV awareness on World AIDS Day on WNYC radio.


Village Care: Our 30th Anniversary

The Villager, November 2007
A 20-page spread that was published in The Villager, highlighting Village Care's programs and services.