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
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
Thank you to all of our wonderful nursing staff. You are the heart of the organization… offering compassion and support to patients and families… all working together to help ensure the end of life is as honored and celebrated as the beginning. We can’t honor you enough for the work that you do. This year
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
Help us celebrate over 35 years of growth and serving our communities by signing up for our 2nd Annual Virtual Walk for Hospice! Register to participate or donate today... You can walk anytime, for any distance, and anywhere you want by May 31st. Grab your family members, friends or your dog and enjoy
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
High Peaks Hospice Celebrates National Social Worker Month from March 1-31st. We've asked some questions to the team members to help share their insight and allow a better understanding of them as individuals and/or the work they do. Please take a few moments to read and remember to celebrate them with us this month! Bri
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
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
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
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.
Our Bereavement team is hosting our Annual Hope for the Holidays. This year’s theme is A Season of Change: Memories, Rituals, Traditions. These events are open to the community and geared to help those who have recently lost a loved one and are experiencing a holiday season without them. Attendees will receive material to help
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.
Kathy Schoolcraft, High Peaks Hospice Community Liaison, presented John Harring, Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus Council #384 and Napoleon (Nappy) Marcotte with Certificates of Appreciation on October 6, 2021 in Port Henry. We appreciate their many years of outstanding dedication, commitment and support through community education and fundraising efforts. This most recently included
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