News from High Peaks Hospice

The Annual Gary LaQuay Fishing Challenge benefitting High Peaks Hospice is happening soon!

It's oh-fish-ial! The 9th Annual Gary LaQuay Fishing Challenge will be held on June 18th! We are just reeling with excitement! Check out the details below and follow the link for more information on how to register. For more information or to register, please visit:   We cannot thank the LaQuay family and the

2022-06-10T14:36:56-04:00June 10th, 2022|

LP Quinn Elementary “Helping Hands” for Hospice 2022

Once again the students at LP Quinn enthusiastically raised money for High Peaks Hospice as they have done for over 13 years. Each year there is a friendly competition among the classes (PreK-5) to see who can raise the most money for High Peaks Hospice. These amazing students have raised and collected thousands of dollars

2022-06-10T09:39:51-04:00June 10th, 2022|

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|

High Peaks Hospice celebrates National Doctors Day with a Spotlight on our Medical Director

High Peaks Hospice would like to honor our Medical Director, Dr. Curt Gedney for National Doctors Day by sharing information about him with the team. An extensive education and career that started in Ministry introduced Dr. Gedney to a personal interest in end of life care, followed by fulfilling his childhood dream of going to

2022-03-01T10:08:18-05:00March 1st, 2022|

Adirondack Artists Guild to hold benefit show for High Peaks Hospice

When: January 7-31, 2022What: During the month of January, the Adirondack Artists Guild will host “Transition,” an art show to benefit High Peaks Hospice. Each member of theGuild will donate one or two pieces of art in a silent auction event.Where: Adirondack Artist Guild Gallery located at 52 Main St, Saranac Lake, NY 12983. Also

2021-12-27T12:15:32-05:00December 16th, 2021|

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|

Learn about becoming a Hospice Volunteer

Informational Sessions about becoming a hospice volunteer are going on throughout the month of November! In conjunction with Hospice & Palliative Care Awareness Month, High Peaks Hospice is offering informative talks about becoming a Hospice Volunteer. High Peaks Hospice serves families in all of Warren and Essex Counties plus parts of Franklin, Hamilton and St.

2021-11-16T13:34:50-05:00November 5th, 2021|
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