What Does a Hospice Chaplain Do?

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Spiritual care in Hospice recognizes that there are questions that arise during illness and end-of-life that are not medical in nature, but are often about meaning, purpose and relationship. As Chaplains, we work with people as they come to terms…

What Makes Hospice Unique?

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  It’s clichéd these days to say, “Our team is what makes the difference in our services.” But, when it comes to Hospice that statement really is true. Many agencies and companies have recently discovered and adopted a team or…

Hospice Social Workers Provide Support

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It’s easy to understand why Hospice has doctors, nurses, chaplains and bereavement counselors as part of the team that oversees each patient and family. Many people, though, often ask about the role of the Hospice Social Worker. Hospice social workers…

The Meaning of “Care”

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Hospice of Central New York is a healthCARE agency. The emphasis on care is intentional. When we speak of care we are talking about two kinds of care. The dictionary definition: “the provision of what is necessary for the health,…

Beware of Phone Scams

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Utica police are reporting that some people have been receiving phone calls from people identifying themselves as being from Hospice of Central New York and they are asking for donations. This is a scam. We at Hospice of Central New…