Featured posts from High Peaks Hospice

Silent Auction Bodes Well for Artist Guild and High Peaks Hospice

The Adirondacks are full of people that are quick to lend a helping hand and give to others in need. Local businesses have shown time and time again the importance of investing and supporting other agencies.  This past January, the Adirondack Artists Guild hosted “Transition,” an art show to benefit High Peaks Hospice. Each member

2022-05-19T13:17:12-04:00May 19th, 2022|

Hospice Social Worker position available

Become a member of our growing Hospice Team! High Peaks Hospice has an immediate opening for a Hospice Social Worker in our northern catchment area. The culture of High Peaks Hospice is mission-driven and community oriented. From our board of directors, clinical staff, circle of care team members, administrative staff, volunteers, and donors, the

2022-05-18T11:05:00-04:00May 18th, 2022|

We Appreciate our Volunteers!

In honor of National Volunteer Appreciation Week, we'd like to share our gratitude for everything our volunteers do to support us our mission and the families we serve. Our volunteers, some of whom are pictured above, are an exceptional group of caring and compassionate people who each bring a rich variety of life skills and

2022-04-21T15:10:07-04:00April 21st, 2022|

High Peaks Hospice Observes National Healthcare Decisions Day By Sharing the FIVE WISHES.

National Healthcare Decisions Day, observed annually on April 16th, is aimed at increasing the number of Americans who have completed an advance directive. A living will is an advance directive that speaks to what care you want or do not want (i.e. no feeding tube, but open to antibiotics) and your Health Care Proxy names

2022-04-22T15:12:16-04:00April 16th, 2022|

Spotlight Q&A on our High Peaks Hospice RN and Army Veteran Kathy McNulty

In honor of Veteran's Day we would like to share a Spotlight Q&A on our High Peaks Hospice RN Kathy McNulty. Her dedication and service is quite impressive and we are grateful to have her on our team. What can you share about your service? What location(s), branch, position? "I have been an RN for

2021-11-10T15:44:31-05:00November 10th, 2021|

Raising Awareness on the Benefits of Hospice Care for National Hospice Month

High Peaks Hospice is spreading awareness and facts about the benefits of hospice care in November in recognition of National Hospice Awareness Month. Hospice is a way of caring that enables patients and families to focus on living as fully as possible despite a life-limiting illness. Most Americans know what they want at life’s end.

2021-12-06T09:01:16-05:00October 29th, 2021|

What to know about COVID-19 and High Peaks Hospice

Does HPH accept patients who are positive with COVID-19? Our team members are trained and prepared to provide care should you refer a hospice-eligible patient who has COVID-19. Hospice-eligible patients with COVID-19 will be assessed based on hospice program supply of necessary PPE (N-95 mask, goggles or face shield, and gown) to ensure the safety

2021-10-11T08:13:48-04:00October 11th, 2021|

Celebrating Chaplain Appreciation with a Q & A with our Hospice Chaplain Mark Bailey

Clergy Appreciation Day on the second Sunday in October reminds us to recognize the work of ministers, pastors, and priests in the United States.   Here at High Peaks Hospice, we would like to celebrate Mark Bailey, our Chaplain/Spiritual Coordinator. We appreciate all that Mark brings to the team, and especially to the individuals and

2021-10-18T13:53:20-04:00October 9th, 2021|

High Peaks Hospice Announces the Retirement of Carol Thomas, LPN

High Peaks Hospice (HPH) announces and celebrates the retirement of Carol Thomas, LPN with a Q & A. HPH thanks Carol for her valuable contributions to the organization and the wonderful care she provided to each of the many families she served. What roles have you held at High Peaks Hospice? I started at HPH

2021-06-28T10:44:14-04:00June 28th, 2021|
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