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The 3 enslaved women behind Dr. J. Marion Sims and the development of modern gynecology

Posted by True Care Staff in Insider News, in Health & Lifestyle

In medicine, Dr. J. Marion Sims is a hero. He is credited with developing modern gynecology and founded the first hospital for women in the United States. His legacy lives on in everything from textbooks to bronze statues of his likeness on the grounds of New York's Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. But there's another side to this doctor's story that has been largely ignored until now: Sims was a notorious eugenicist who performed experimental surgeries on enslaved black women without anesthesia or consent in order to develop new medical procedures—and these experiments were done without any recognition of their humanity or suffering by doctors at the time.

As Black History Month comes to a close and Women's History Month begins, now is the perfect opportunity to reflect on the legacy of Dr. Sims and the women whose sacrifice and pain helped usher in the era of modern gynecology.

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True Care's Jamaica Office Has a New Location!

Posted by True Care Staff in Insider News

We have some exciting news to share! As of March 1, 2021, True Care's Jamaica, Queens office will be at its new location. As part of our grand re-opening celebration, we have scheduled a full week of events to welcome caregivers and clients to apply and enroll. Join the fun Monday, March 8th through Friday, March 12th as they celebrate our expansion of care programs within the Queens community. Our new business address in Jamaica, Queens is:

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True Care is Now in Staten Island

Posted by True Care Staff in Insider News

True Care is proud to announce the grand opening of our Staten Island location. We are excited to continue connecting with our cherished community in Richmond County and provide home care services to its residents.

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To Our Caregivers on Caregiver Appreciation Day

Posted by True Care Staff in Insider News, in Caregiver Corner

Each year, on November 13th, we take the time to show our great appreciation for the dedicated caregivers that form part of our True Care family. While we believe every day should be Caregiver Appreciation Day, it is so special to have that one day a year where we can truly appreciate and salute the heroes in our homes. That is exactly what our caregivers are to us, heroes!

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New Locations to Better Care for You

Posted by True Care Staff in Insider News

To better care for our clients in all five boroughs of New York City, True Care has acquired two new locations. The first, in Manhattan and, coming soon, in Staten Island.

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Introducing COVID-19 Essential Packages from True Care

Posted by True Care Staff in Insider News, in Caregiver Corner, in Coronavirus Updates

True Care is proud to announce the introduction of the COVID-19 Essential Package to their home care operating procedures in an effort to keep both client and caregiver safe through the duration of the pandemic.

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