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
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 email@example.com, or call 518-793-1494 and leave a
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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
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
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
April 16, 2020 (Glens Falls, NY) - High Peaks Hospice would like to you to take the challenge to make your healthcare decisions known to your family and friends. During this pandemic, it is more important to have these decisions made in advance. Read more here.
With everyone feeling like their lives are in disarray, practicing mindfulness can help now more than ever. It can be a great tool to help your kids cope with the major changes happening right now too! Please check out the following link for some great ideas to support this time in your children’s story #Rainbowsforallchildren
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
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