Why Do I Help Hospice?

By Jaime J. Hunsicker, Esq. I started the training program to become a Family Care Giver with Hospice of Central New York during my first year of law school. The college encouraged students to get involved with community service, and I immediately…

Solace Garden Update

We recently enhanced the wheelchair accessibility to our Solace Garden. We are committed to continued improvements for this special space. The Solace Garden is very important to Hospice family, friends, staff and volunteers. David and Ellen Suarez, of Global Landscaping,…

Thank You for a Successful Camp!

A Heartfelt Thanks! Thank you to our donors, sponsors, volunteers and staff who helped make 2018 Camp Healing Hearts a success! With your help, 57 children began their journey of healthful healing and hopeful living because of your generosity. It…

Do You Know A Great Physician?

Some doctors excel when it comes to the doctor/patient relationship. Hospice of Central New York likes to hold a spotlight on these doctors so that they can set an example for new physicians and raise the standards for others. This…

Hospice Admissions

Getting admitted to the Hospice care program is easier than you think. Hospice of CNY has admissions teams that will go to meet with the patient at a home, hospital or nursing facility to assess if the patient meets the…

Traveling While Grieving

By Michelle Gladu, LMSW, Bereavement Counselor Summer often means travel for many people – family events such as reunions, graduations, or simply a vacation can take us away from our daily lives and responsibilities for a while. Usually, we look…

Hospice Merger Wins State Approval

The news became public at the Hospice of the Finger Lake’s Annual Meeting on May 22, 2018. The 30 year old Auburn-based agency will be merging with Hospice of Central New York. “Although Hospice of the Finger Lakes has managed…

What Triggers Your Grief?

by Bill Pfohl Every time I see or smell laundry freshly washed on a clothesline I get hung out to dry. A childhood memory flashes up in my mind of summers long ago. A wave of grief overcomes me. I’m…

We Can Help with Advance Directives

Hospice of Central New York, along with other national, state and community organizations, continues our efforts to promote the importance of advance healthcare decision-making. Each year a national effort culminating  in the formal designation of April 16 as National Healthcare…