Solace Garden Spring Clean Up

Hospice of Central New York would like to thank the Serve with Liberty team from Liberty Mutual Insurance in Central New York for doing our dirty work! Nearly a dozen volunteers armed with rakes, hoes, shovels and gloves entered our…

Power To Affirm Life And Grow

by Susan Bachorik, MS, Bereavement Counselor When we are grieving, interest in the outside world subsides, we slow down, sleep more and sometimes our social activities seem less meaningful.  We may identify we need more time alone. We may think…

Dreams Can Come True

If you ask Calvin Lagstrom, he would tell you some of his fondest memories are of time spent with family at Brennan Beach on Lake Ontario. The Cicero resident’s face lights up when the beach comes up in conversation. Lagstrom…

Celebrating Hospice Nurses

Nursing is not an easy job. When you are a hospice nurse, providing care and comfort to terminally ill patients can be especially trying. If you were to ask a hospice nurse, chances are they would tell you what they…

Advance Care Planning

  Hospice of Central New York would like to thank The Proxy Project of CNY that offered two  Advance Care Planning Workshops and the Buranich Funeral Home that offered a three-part workshop that was very well attended. In that workshop, representatives from Hospice…

Hospice Recognized for its Veterans Programs

Hospice of Central New York has been recognized as a Level Three Partner in the “We Honor Veterans” Program. The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs developed this program to ensure that…

Grandma’s Final Days

By Preslie Fields As many know, losing a loved one is never easy. When my grandma, Donna Fields passed away last March we had help and support from Hospice of Central New York. My grandma had suffered from stage four…