Founded in 1879 by dedicated group of women living and working among their neighbors on New York City’s West Side began helping immigrant mothers care for infants and sick family members. We have grown over time, but our core mission and values remain the same -providing exceptional visiting nurse services and home health care. We serve infants, children, adolescents, adults and the elderly in Westchester, the Hudson Valley, Long Island and New York City.

ArchCare at Home also spearheads charitable programs to promote the health and well-being of children and adults in underserved communities. ArchCare at Home has consistently been recognized by The New York Times in its Neediest Cases Fund for providing valuable support to the elderly and the poor. We are a leader in the home health care industry, a crucial health care provider and a vital community partner.

Awards and Accreditations

  • Accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations; licensed by the New York State Department of Health and certified to provide care under the Medicare and Medicaid program.
  • Ranked in the top 25% by HomeCare Elite out of nearly 10,000 home care agencies nationwide.
  • Named a Gold Medal Agency for improving patient outcomes
  • Award from Leading Age, as part of a key association representing more than 600 nonprofit, mission-driven and public continuing care providers in New York State

Our Leadership Team

Mary J. Zagajeski, MS, RN, President/Chief Executive Officer

Randolf Palmaira, PT, MS, MSA, LNHA, Chief Operating Officer

Diane B. Law RN, C.C.M., Director of Patient Services

John A. Salandra, CPA, FHFMA, Chief Financial Officer

Sharon Niman, RN, Administrator, Family Home Health Care

Germine Wisdom James, PHR, SHRM-CP, Director of Human Resources

Marianne Bogannam BA, Vice President of Development

Mary Jean McKeveny RN, MS, Vice President of Clinical Advancement and Innovation

Board of Directors

Max Van Gilder, MD, Chair
Michael F. Hayes, Vice Chair
Louis C. Cosentino, Treasurer
Mary Alice Donius, EdD, RN, Secretary
Mary J. Zagajeski, MS, RN, President/CEO, DSFHS
Joseph L. Bukzin
Russell Carpentieri
Darius P. Chafizadeh, Esq.

Annmarie Covone
Joseph T. DeAngelis, Jr.
Jeffrey J. Hodgman
Ronald M. Krawczyk
Daniel A. Lansen
Scott LaRue
Gregory T. Rinn, Esq.
Raymond E. Sacher
Honorary Member