Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and unless scary. The people we trust with that important talk can help us know that we are not alone. - Fred Rogers The support disciplines at High
We will be holding three Remembrance Gatherings this fall - the first on is on Sept. 11 at our Saranac Lake office from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., on Sept. 19 at out Glens Falls office from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. and on Sept. 26 at our Mineville office from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. These will
High Peaks Hospice Welcomes Dr. Curtis Gedney July 28, 2020 (Glens Falls, NY) – High Peaks Hospice is pleased to announce that Dr. Curtis Gedney is joining our hospice team. Curtis (Curt) Gedney MD, PhD, M.Div has joined the staff of High Peaks Hospice and Palliative Care as Medical Director. He has extensive experience in
There are "more lonely deaths in hospitals and nursing homes from COVID" due to the rules of not letting families and loved ones into those facilities - if you know someone who is in either of those places due to the pandemic, try to reach out to them in alternative ways if you can! Call,
We hope you all have wonderful birthdays!
NHPCO asks the Administration to extend COVID public health emergency. The Hospice and Palliative Care Community continues to provide high quality care to their patients and families during the COVID-19 pandemic as we have through many public health crises over the years. High Peaks Hospice is so grateful to the administration at NHPCO for the
On Tuesday, June 23, our Executive Director, Nick George will be presenting an end of life discussion in partnership with Jessica Botelho, Esq. with Harris-Pero & Botelho, PLLC. This presentation is being hosted via Zoom by the Conkling Center. To sign up, contact Program Coordinator Kim Harvish at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 518-793-1494 and leave a
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
The Merriam Webster dictionary states that an advocate is one who supports or promotes the interests of a cause or group. This human is a supporter, interpreter, encourager, champion, healer and friend. For the staff and volunteers at High Peaks Hospice, this is the definition of a nurse. Today and always we celebrate our Hospice
One of the greatest gifts you can give is your time. Thank you High Peaks Hospice volunteers for giving back unselfishly each day, and for loving unconditionally! Meet Emma and Jill, both of these ladies make an impact on the patients we serve, and our community at large. Emma states that "Getting a smile from
We cannot change the outcome, but we can effect the journey. At High Peaks Hospice we are so very thankful for the support of our amazing and dedicated volunteers. Please join us in Celebrating National Volunteer Week 2020! Thank You All, for all you do! For more information on how you can get involved with
April 16, 2020 (Glens Falls, NY) - High Peaks Hospice would like to you to take the challenge to make your healthcare decisions known to your family and friends. During this pandemic, it is more important to have these decisions made in advance. Read more here.
With everyone feeling like their lives are in disarray, practicing mindfulness can help now more than ever. It can be a great tool to help your kids cope with the major changes happening right now too! Please check out the following link for some great ideas to support this time in your children’s story #Rainbowsforallchildren