Why Hospice Nursing Is So Rewarding

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                        Ultimately a person enters the nursing profession because they wish to enhance the lives of people for whom they provide care…this is the essence of Hospice nursing. That…

Hospice Expands Services

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Over the past few months Hospice of Central New York leadership has put many hours into making hospice services available to more people in Central New York. In Morrisville, patients at the Crouse Community Center can now ask for Hospice…

You Can’t Think Away Grief

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Grief can be a powerful emotion. People may say you are intelligent and strong and have the abilities to cope with grief to understand and live with the loss of a loved one. Many people think they can deal with…

Come To Our Sweet Event!

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They’re only a few people who can really resist good chocolate. What’s good chocolate? The creamy, melt in your mouth kind made by local artisans using only the best ingredients. Chocolate could come in its pure form as a chocolate…

What Are Your Wishes?

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  In the next few weeks expect to see and hear about advance directives, MOLSTS, POLSTS and long term healthcare decisions. The United States and Canada will be marking April 16th as NHDD. That’s National Healthcare Decision Day. NHDD exists…

Why I Donate to Hospice

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  My practice of donating to Hospice of Central New York has been an evolutionary process.  I started by attending Hospice-sponsored events such as “September Song,” and “Celebrating Life Through Chocolate.”  Although it wasn’t always possible for me to personally attend…

Notes from the Hospice Volunteer Department

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By Jana Biesanz Here is what I have experienced over the years as a volunteer visitor for Hospice:   People are extraordinarily brave. Even just the thought of dying scares many people, but in hospice I have seen people facing…

March is Social Workers Month

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The role of the Hospice social worker is to provide emotional support and counseling to patients and their families as they cope with the challenges of dealing with a terminal illness. Hospice social workers also provide information regarding community resources…