We Can Help with Advance Directives

Hospice of Central New York, along with other national, state and community organizations, is continuing our efforts on on promoting the importance of advance healthcare decision-making. This national effort has culminated in the formal designation of April 16 as National…

An Evening of Chocolate

      Nothing could be better than a guilt-free evening indulging in chocolate. If you agree then we have the perfect event for you…Celebrating Life Through Chocolate!  This event is all about sampling all the chocolate treats you can,…

Giving Sorrow Words…

Coming in April … join us for “Writing Through our Grief,” a 4 week support group where we will utilize writing as a way of coping with grief. We will explore journaling, letter-writing, poetry, stories – any form of the written word…

A Death In The Home

By Michelle Gladu, LMSW, Bereavement Counselor Dying at home is what many people wish for and what a growing number of families want for their loved ones. In generations past, death at home was a more familiar and expected occurrence.…

Making A Plan

Hospice strongly recommends that adults have a long-term healthcare plan in place. Why? Making your health care wishes known will end the worry of becoming a burden to your family. It will also eliminate any regrets or concerns about decisions…

Grief…Children and Camp

Like adults children too can feel overwhelming grief after the loss of a family member or friend. Here is some advice from Hospice of CNY’s Bereavement counselor and Grief Camp Director Susan Bachorik: Questions posed by children should be answered…

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.…

In Search of Hope

By Michelle Gladu, LMSW, Bereavement Counselor   “It is hope which makes the shipwrecked sailor strike out with his arms in the midst of the sea, though no land is in sight.”                  …

Learn More About Hospice

Are you involved in a group or organization that would be interested in learning more about Hospice programs and services? At Hospice of Central New York, we are more than happy to help provide answers to your questions. We can…