Hospice Searching for Social Workers

Hospice of Central New York is looking for a social worker. Work in a great environment with knowledgeable people who put patients first. Social workers are part of a team of professionals who like the idea of “hands on” care. If…

Why Come to a Hospice Support Group?

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Call the Hospice Grief Center 634-1100 To get information about grief and how to help myself To know that I am not alone in my grief To be with others who “speak the language” of grief in a safe and…

They Did It Again!

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  We at  Hospice of Central New York have said more than once that we have the best volunteers. Well, we do. The Onondaga County Department of Adult & Long Term Care Services, Office of Aging has chosen one of…

Congratulations to Dr. McMinn!

Dr. Melinda McMinn, Medical Director of Crouse Hospital’s Palliative Medicine Services

The Arc of Madison Cortland has selected Melinda McMinn, MD and Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital the distinguished 2015 Founders’ Humanitarian Award. Dr. McMinn offers her expert palliative and Hospice care services to many of our patients. Hospice is excited and…

Hospice Angels

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We at Hospice of Central New York are very proud of family surveys which indicate that 99% of families who used our services would recommend Hospice to others. How does that happen? It’s not that we have better treatments or…

Hospice Appeal

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March 2015   Dear Reader, There is a photo of my husband Bob, wearing a lime green T-shirt that screams “ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE – STOP IT”.  Bob was diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer’s at age 63 and died 10 years later. …

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…