Children’s Grief and Our Special Day Camp

Like adults, children too can feel overwhelming grief after the loss of a family member or friend. Here is some advice from Hospice of Central New York & the Finger Lakes’ Bereavement counselor and Grief Camp Director Susan Bachorik: •…

March is Social Work Month

Each day, nearly 700,000 social workers nationwide work to elevate and empower others, giving them the ability to solve life’s problems, cope with personal roadblocks and get the services they need. Every year, the National Association of Social Workers celebrates…

An Incredible Volunteer

By Laurie Simpson The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines the word incredible as too extraordinary and improbable to be believed or amazing or extraordinary. Jackie Barnes is incredible. I met Jackie over four years ago at the first meeting of the September…

Hospice at Charity Preview!

Charity Preview 2019 was a great success! Despite the weather, over 1,700 members of our Central New York community came to enjoy a sneak peek of the Syracuse Auto Show while raising money for local charities.  In addition to enjoying a…

Dr. Vigliotti Receives Anita Award

Hospice Medical Director, Dr. Judy Setla, Anita Award winner, Dr. Anthony Vigliotti Anthony Vigliotti, M.D., a family practitioner from Chittenango, received his 2018 Anita Award on January 23rd. Dr. Vigliotti specializes in hospice and palliative medicine at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health…

A New Year’s Grief

By Joyce Nevola, LMSW, Bereavement Counselor Entering a new year can be an opportunity for growth, renewal, and rebirth. Hope invites us to start over again and to let go of the past. We embrace new horizons, stretch ourselves beyond…

What Our Volunteers Do

Our volunteers are the best because they really make the magic of hospice care happen. They help patients, families and staff with all the details that go with a successful Hospice program. We really couldn’t do what we do without them.…