Press Releases

Press Releases from High Peaks Hospice

You are invited to our Open House

You are invited to our Open House to celebrate our new Hudson Falls Office! This new location allows us to better serve our community by accepting walk-ins for information on hospice services and volunteer opportunities and by providing a space to host both adult and children’s bereavement sessions. The Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce will kick things

2023-09-08T14:43:29-04:00September 8th, 2023|

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|

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|

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|

Dr. Noelle Stevens joins the High Peaks Hospice team!

May 20, 2020 (Glens Falls, NY) – High Peaks Hospice is pleased to announce that Dr. Noelle Stevens is joining our hospice team. Dr. Stevens comes to High Peaks Hospice as a wife, mother and local business owner, and with 25 years of medical experience. Her training started at Middlebury College, SUNY Buffalo, UCLA Medical

2020-05-20T11:42:57-04:00May 20th, 2020|

High Peaks Hospice Nurses Earn CHPN Certification

January 8, 2020 (Glens Falls, NY) – High Peaks Hospice is pleased to announce that our Head of Nursing, Phil Pekar, RN, and our Clinical Lead, Mel Duerr, RN, NP, have both earned their Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing certification. By earning this certification, they have proven competence and increased their knowledge across the

2020-02-18T08:27:08-05:00January 8th, 2020|

Knights of Columbus Council #384 donates $1,000 to High Peaks Hospice

Pictured above from left to right are: John Harrington, Knight of Council No. 384; Nick George, Executive Director of High Peaks Hospice; Bill Callahan, Knight of Council No. 384; and Chuck Kolodzey, Knight of Council No. 384. September 13, 2019 (Port Henry, NY) – The Port Henry Knights of Columbus donated $1,000 to High Peaks

2019-09-16T15:45:22-04:00September 13th, 2019|
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