A New Year’s Grief

By Joyce Nevola, LMSW, Bereavement Counselor Entering a new year can be an opportunity for growth, renewal, and rebirth. Hope invites us to start over again and to let go of the past. We embrace new horizons, stretch ourselves beyond…

2018 Anita Award Winner

Anthony Vigliiotti, M.D., a family practioner from Chittenango, is the 2018 Anita Award winner. Dr. Vigliotti specializes in hospice and palliative medicine at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center and works part-time here at Hospice of CNY. His nomination was submitted…

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.…

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.…

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…

“What Stage Am I In?”

By Michelle Gladu, LMSW – Bereavement Counselor Chances are you have heard about the “stages” of grief – possibly even before you experienced the death of someone close to you. Many researchers have developed ideas about grief stages, but those…

Hospice Advocacy

 It’s no secret that medical care is frequently most expensive in the final months of life. Healthcare professionals are using all of their skills and technology to keep patients alive. This is why Americans are living longer now than ever…