Hospice Needs Nurses!

Due to unprecedented growth, Hospice of Central New York is looking to hire nurses. Hospice offers an outstanding work environment. As part of an interdisciplinary team, nurses take an active role in creating the healthcare plan for patients. If you…

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…

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…

Hospice Recognized for its Veterans Programs

Hospice of Central New York has been recognized as a Level Three Partner in the “We Honor Veterans” Program. The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs developed this program to ensure that…

The Road to Resilience

By Michelle Gladu, LMSW, Bereavement Counselor The death of a loved one is one of life’s most stressful events. Losing a person who was a significant part of our life can challenge our coping abilities and make us wonder if we will…

What Do Bereavement Counselors Do?

“Grief must be witnessed to be healed.”                   Elizabeth Kubler-Ross By Joyce Nevola, LMSW, Bereavement Counselor Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, the renowned pioneer in death awareness studies and the author of the groundbreaking book,…

Children and Grief

It can be very upsetting for a parent or caregiver when a child is hurting after the death of a special person who died, especially when the parent or caregiver are grieving themselves. It is important to know that children do grieve and…

How Does Hospice Care for Patients?

With Hospice care your loved one’s comfort is achieved by the collaboration of a team of healthcare professionals. With Hospice you get more than a weekly visit by a nurse or home health aide.