Thank You NHPCO!

NHPCO asks the Administration to extend COVID public health emergency. The Hospice and Palliative Care Community continues to provide high quality care to their patients and families during the COVID-19 pandemic as we have through many public health crises over the years. High Peaks Hospice is so grateful to the administration at NHPCO for the

2020-06-29T14:33:16-04:00June 29th, 2020|

End Of Life Presentation hosted by the Conkling Center

On Tuesday, June 23, our Executive Director, Nick George will be presenting an end of life discussion in partnership with Jessica Botelho, Esq. with Harris-Pero & Botelho, PLLC. This presentation is being hosted via Zoom by the Conkling Center. To sign up, contact Program Coordinator Kim Harvish at kharvish@theconklingcenter.org, or call 518-793-1494 and leave a

2020-06-15T15:07:18-04:00June 15th, 2020|

Happy Nurses Week!

The Merriam Webster dictionary states that an advocate is one who supports or promotes the interests of a cause or group. This human is a supporter, interpreter, encourager, champion, healer and friend. For the staff and volunteers at High Peaks Hospice, this is the definition of a nurse. Today and always we celebrate our Hospice

2020-05-06T10:33:16-04:00May 6th, 2020|

Volunteer Appreciation

One of the greatest gifts you can give is your time. Thank you High Peaks Hospice volunteers for giving back unselfishly each day, and for loving unconditionally! Meet Emma and Jill, both of these ladies make an impact on the patients we serve, and our community at large. Emma states that "Getting a smile from

2020-05-06T09:10:44-04:00April 23rd, 2020|

National Volunteer Week 2020

We cannot change the outcome, but we can effect the journey. At High Peaks Hospice we are so very thankful for the support of our amazing and dedicated volunteers. Please join us in Celebrating National Volunteer Week 2020! Thank You All, for all you do! For more information on how you can get involved with

2020-05-06T09:11:27-04:00April 21st, 2020|

High Peaks Hospice is Committed During COVID-19

Our Hospice is committed to supporting our patients, our community and our mission despite the current circumstances. Hospice and Palliative Care Providers will ALWAYS rise to the challenge to ensure patients and families are served and supported in any season. Our care team is here 24/7 inside the 2nd largest geographic area of covering for

2020-05-06T09:13:26-04:00April 8th, 2020|

Emotional Resilience during a Health Crisis

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services defines individual emotional resilience as having the ability to withstand, adapt to, and recover from adversity. (2015). Being resilient does not mean that a person doesn't experience difficulty or distress. Emotional pain and sadness are common in people who have suffered major adversity or trauma in their

2020-05-06T09:15:26-04:00April 1st, 2020|