Perhaps you or a loved one just received the news…the illness is incurable. While doctors and specialists cannot predict the future, you may have a good idea as to how long you have.
People can respond in a variety of ways to this news. Some people will opt to try anything and everything to win another month, another day, and another hour. Many people will become tired of the constant testing, the side effects of new or untried drugs and procedures. A good number of patients as well as family members may be unable to understand of the severity of the diagnosis.
If you are reading this, chances are you are fully aware of what’s ahead. There is no doubt that from this point on…how you go about your life…will be the most important thing you have left to do. We stand ready to offer the patient and their family a team of professionals that are focused on making this very special time the best that it can be.
Our teams of doctors, nurses, social workers, grief counselors, chaplains and family caregivers mission is to deliver comprehensive comfort care to patients and families. For more than thirty years Hospice of Central New York & Hospice of the Finger Lakes has served, treated and cared for thousands of patients and families. You may be curious about our services because a friend or another family member or a health care professional recommended Hospice. We are grateful for the number of people who sing our praises. We are also very proud of the teams of dedicated individuals who have chosen to help those people with life-limiting illnesses. Our help can be provided to you at home or at a nursing home.
Would you like to know more? Call our admission specialists they can help with your questions about taking care of a seriously ill loved one. By the way, when you call (315) 634-1100 a real –live – person will connect you with the end-of-life expert you need to speak with…call (315) 634-1100.