AN IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT COVID-19
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Due to COVID, we only allow two visitors to visit with a patient at a time during the hours of 10am-12pm and 3pm-7pm. All visitors are screened before entry and will be provided PPE (personal protective equipment) to be worn while in the building. We ask that no visitors congregate in common areas at this time. There may be additional visitor precautions taken during Hospicare’s 10-day observation period for new residence patients. If you have questions, please call us at 607-272-0212 during business hours (M-F, 8:30am-4:30pm).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed 22September 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pmTue 28September 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pmOct 05October 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Sara Worden Takes on a New Role at Hospicare
Hospicare is pleased to announce that Sara Worden has stepped into a new role as Director of Development and Community Relations! Sara has more than ten years of experience in community-facing service, relationship-building, and event coordination here in our region, the last three years here in Hospicare, where she has cultivated valuable relationships with providers and… Read More
The Beauty of What Remains
By Rebecca Schillenback What is left when someone we love has gone from our sight? What remains when a beloved person has died? What will be left of us, after we are gone? Can beauty be found in what remains? In his book The Beauty of What Remains, Rabbi Steve Leder offers a gentle meditation upon… Read More
The Night You Died – a love story, a poet, and her legacy
By Jen Gabriel It was a sunny spring afternoon and an unassuming envelope arrived in Hospicare’s mailbox. Inside, a generous check and a single piece of paper. “To whom it may concern,” the letter began. “Enclosed please find my final donation. I have a terminal illness and will not be further donating to any organizations. Sincerely, Joyce McAlllister.” Joyce’s friend and caregiver,… Read More