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Hospice - It's About Living

If you had six months to live, you’d want to spend that time with the people you love, doing the activities you enjoy, in the places where you’re most comfortable.

That’s exactly what we want for you.

At Hospice of Chenango County, we believe that you matter until the last moment of your life. That’s why we provide compassionate end-of-life care for you and your family to help make choices that are right for you. We’ll do all we can to help you fulfill the dreams you’ve always had, whether it’s to attend your son’s wedding or to hold your first grandchild.

Whether you have a terminal illness and need palliative care, seek homecare, or counseling to deal with death and dying, Hospice of Chenango County can provide it.

As your health changes, your hopes may change:

  • You hope that you will still be able to get out and about and enjoy your friends.
  • You hope that you’ll remain comfortable.
  • You hope that your questions will be answered honestly.
  • You hope that the medical bills won’t cripple you financially.
  • You hope that your loved ones will get excellent grief support during their bereavement.
  • We provide that hope to so many families.

We are celebrating our 25th anniversary of certification to provide hospice care to Chenango County Residents!



Now Accepting Applications for 2016 Patient/Family Volunteer Training


We are seeking compassionate individuals to volunteer directly with hospice patients. Patient/Family Volunteers provide the following: respite sitting, running errands, provide emotional support to patients and their families, help patients capture their stories, provide a listening ear, play games, help with a project, and much more! Hospice is also looking for licensed professionals who might be interested in providing their service as a volunteer, including hair dressers and massage therapists. All volunteers must go through an interview process, provide 3 references, go through a criminal background check, attend all sessions of training, and participate in an exit interview to be eligable to work with patients. Training dates are as follows:


  • April 19, 5:30-8:30 pm
  • April 21, 5:30-8:30 pm
  • April 23, 9:00 am-3:00 pm
  • April 26, 5:30-8:30 pm


If you are interested in learning more about volunteering for hospice or would like to apply to be a hospice volunteer contact Volunteer Coordinator, Jennifer Misilewich @ 334-3556 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)