Summer Grief

By Joyce Nevola, LMSW, Bereavement Counselor   A summer in Syracuse, New York echoes etchings of sun-glistened lakes, playful picnicking parks, adventuresome hiking trails, and festival gatherings. Thoughts of sleeping in, leaving stress behind, playing outdoors, and day- dreaming of…

Looking for Campers

Hospice of Central New York’s Camp Healing Hearts still has openings for children dealing with the loss of a loved one. The day camp, held at Camp Iroquois in Manlius will be held August 21st through August 24th, 2017. Camp…

Support Hospice with Every Step!

Hospice of Central New York is very excited to be a part of the Syracuse Festival of Races on October 1, 2017.  We invite you to join us at this fun community event. The festival includes the following: Men’s 5K…

Hospice Team Care

The team care a patient gets with Hospice is very special. Each member of a patient’s team ensures the best possible outcomes for the patient. The team helps the patient’s family with caregiving tasks and procedures. Many patients feel strongly…

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…