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Giving Tuesday

2019-12-03T11:08:01-05:00December 3rd, 2019|

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

Hospice Testimonial

2019-11-12T14:08:01-05:00November 12th, 2019|

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.

Why I am a Hospice Nurse

2020-02-18T08:36:29-05:00November 12th, 2019|

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,

Why Do We Need Hospice?

2019-10-02T08:39:57-04:00October 2nd, 2019|

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.

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

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

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