Saturday, June 18, 2016

Housecalls for the Homebound

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June 18, 2016

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Housecalls for the Homebound

The individual is capable of both great compassion and great indifference. He has it within his means to nourish the former and outgrow the latter

- Norman Cousins -

Housecalls for the Homebound

When Dr. Samuel Lupin's critically-ill daughter passed away he was understandably devastated. Then he channeled his grief into serving other patients who, like his late daughter, were fragile and housebound. ""Because of her, I got involved in this," he says. "You sort of feel like, these are my patients, this is my extended family, and they need me much more than patients in an office." Little did Lupin know that a decade later, his encore venture would grow from a one-doc shop into a thriving multigenerational practice. With seven doctors and a nurse practitioner on board, along with a cadre of medical assistants, Housecalls for the Homebound has brought essential medical care to more than 4,000 patients in the greater New York City area." { read more }

Be The Change

Do you know someone who has hit a rough patch in the road and is dealing with illness or other challenging circumstances? Take time to reach out to them today. And if you can, make a house call.


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