Hospice Podcast: NY Connects

  As part of our series of podcasts about services offered by the Onondaga County Office of Aging, Host Bill Pfohl interviews Cathy DeMarzo who takes care of the NY Connects program. If you need information about long-term healthcare this podcast…

Coping with Caregiver’s Grief

For some caregivers the journey is not over with the death of their loved one. A caregiver’s grief may be very different because of the close relationship they had built with the person they took care of for weeks, months…

Hospice Cares for Patients

 

Hospice cares for the “whole” person. We do treat the symptoms associated with your disease. We are experts when it comes to pain management.  But there is more to hospice care than just that.

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…