2018 Anita Award Winner

A nomination from a social worker at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center in Syracuse was chosen as the winner of the 2018 Anita Award. Anthony Vigliotti, MD a family practitioner from Chittenango who specializes in hospice and palliative medicine at…

The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Charity Preview is a one-of-a-kind event that welcomes over 2,000 Central New Yorkers to a special preview of the Syracuse Auto Expo which includes live music, delicious food, cocktails and the newest models of cars, trucks, vans and luxury vehicles all on display. Choose Hospice…

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.…

Hospice is about Living

Hospice is not about dying. It’s about living.  Yes, we call it end-of-life care, and the regulations state that a doctor must certify that a patient has a life expectancy of six months or less. It is also true that our staff are…

How to Prepare Grieving Children for the Holidays

Holidays can be difficult for adults as well as children. The holiday season is especially hard because it can go on for weeks. There are preparations, celebrations (at school) and family traditions. Children can be especially sensitive to changes during…

Every Bite Counts

Your next meal could benefit Hospice of Central New York.  Our neighbor, Denny’s (7thNorth Street location), will donate 10% of your check (pre-tax) to support Hospice of Central New York through December 31st! That gives you lots of time to…

Make Sure You Got Your New Medicare Card

Medicare is mailing new, more secure Medicare cards with a Medicare Number that’s unique to every person with Medicare. Medicare is getting rid of the old card because the old Medicare Number was based on a person’s Social Security Number.…

Lifting Our Spirits

Thank you to our friends at Thompson & Johnson Equipment Company! The employees of the East Syracuse office chose to benefit Hospice of CNY with their Friday Jeans Day fundraisers during the month of October. Kara Abelgore, Human Resource Administrator…

Dealing with Our Fears

Joyce Nevola, LMSW, Bereavement Counselor The heralding of Autumn is flickered in sparks of change, the end of an all too brief summer season, the eruption of harvest time, and the threat of another cold, dark winter in the lurking.…

A Sweet Ride

Picture yourself behind the wheel of this beautiful 1976 Triumph TR-6 Roadster.  This classic beauty is being sold, and the proceeds will go to Hospice of Central New York.  A generous gentleman was so inspired by the care that he…