On December 3, 2019, join the movement and give - whether it’s some of your time, a donation, or the power of your voice in your local community. Giving Tuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past seven years, this idea has grown
Holidays are often difficult for anyone who has experienced the death of someone loved. Rather than being times of family togetherness, sharing and thanksgiving, holidays can bring feelings of sadness, loss and emptiness. Since love does not end with death, holidays may result in a renewed sense of personal grief, a feeling of loss unlike
Hospice in there for the whole family. Dealing with a loved one that has a life limiting illness can cause a lot of stress on a family. How does Hospice help my family? What most families do not know is that when the patient receives hospice care; comprehensive care is also offered to the entire
Lou Alvarez - veteran, NYPD detective, 9/11 first responder and champion for the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund - entered hospice care days after his testimony on Capitol Hill. See how hospice helped support his mission and allowed him to be comfortable and surrounded by his family.
Being a Hospice Nurse I decided to pursue a nursing career after International Paper closed their plant and set me on a new course. Since I've always been involved in the health field as an EMT. I was part of the Medical Emergency Response Team at International Paper and was also involved in Corinth EMS,
I became interested in becoming a hospice volunteer through a friend who was working as a nurse with High Peaks Hospice. A little background as to why I decided to become a hospice volunteer. I'm not able to work and I love to do for others so I figured this would be a perfect fit
When someone receives a terminal diagnosis, they often feel out of control. A patient hears what the doctor has said, but isn’t really listening. The default is to do whatever the doctor tells them to do. Often, a patient undergoes treatment that impacts their quality of life. A better alternative is to enter hospice care.
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