It’s never too early to call us and ask questions!



Honoring 40 years of care!

Due to COVID, all visitors are screened before entry and will be provided PPE (personal protective equipment) to be worn while in the building.  If you have questions, please call us at 607-272-0212 during business hours (M-F, 8:30am-4:30pm)..

Our Mission

Hospicare is a 501c3 nonprofit organization.

Our mission is to bring medical expertise and compassionate, respectful care to people and their loved ones at any stage of a life-threatening illness, and to provide information and education about advanced illness, dying, and bereavement to the entire community.

Our Services

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    Palliative Care

    Palliative care specializes in relieving the symptoms and stress of serious illness. Symptoms may be physical, emotional, or spiritual. The goal is to improve quality of life for you and your family. Palliative care can be provided at the same time as treatment that is meant to cure you.

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    Our interdisciplinary team provides support and comfort in the last six months of life by taking into consideration medical, emotional and spiritual needs so you can more fully enjoy time with loved ones. 

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    Support groups, workshops, community memorials, and private counseling sessions are available to anyone in our service area who is grieving the death of a loved one, whether or not they died on hospice.   

  • Upcoming Events

    Apr 04

    Spousal Loss Support Group

    April 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Apr 05

    Grieving Together Ongoing Support Group

    April 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Apr 06

    The Compassionate Friends

    April 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Staying Alive Longer Thanks to Hospicare

    Mary Ellen Carollo and Our Family’s Experience By Frank Carollo  My wife, Mary Ellen Carollo, was a resident in Hospicare from September 2014 until her death in May 2015.  Our family is convinced that the wonderful care she received there is what kept her alive for those nine months.  Mary Ellen was diagnosed with an… Read More

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    Feeling, Honoring, and Releasing Our Stories of Grief

    By Kathy Lucas, Holistic Movement Coach, Dancer, and Steel Club Specialist Dance had always been a home that I could retreat to in times of joy, frustration, hope and healing. It has given me permission to explore the pit of inner crises and became my personal processing tool that had no rules or filters. I… Read More

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    Hospicare 101: It’s All About Living

    by Jane Baker Segelken, MA, MSW, part of the Social Work team at Hospicare & Palliative Care Services Many of us are familiar with the statement “hospice isn’t about dying, hospice is about living.” But what does that really mean? When I first became involved with hospice, I quickly realized it’s about quality of life,… Read More

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Sign up for Services »

Anyone can contact Hospicare to begin the referral process; the referral does not have to begin with a physician. To begin the process, call our admissions staff at 607-272-0212.

Get Involved » 

Hospicare relies on the generosity of our community to provide gifts of time, talent, and treasure. Become an important part of the fabric of our organization as a volunteer, a donor, or by attending one of our events. 

Advance Care Planning »

End-of-life planning creates peace of mind for yourself, and is a gift to the people you love most. Hospicare is here to support you every step of the way, from explaining the important forms to have on file and offering tips to start conversations with loved ones. 

For Medical Community»

Our individualized, patient- and family-centered care is based on the principles of comfort, dignity, and choice. Whether you are a patient, family member or a part of the medical community, It’s never too early to call and ask questions.