8 Things That Happen to You During a Hospice Care Journey

What to expect when your loved one is in hospice, from someone who has been there. You will convince yourself that hospice care isn’t all about dying. You will second guess calling in hospice in the first place. You will have a sinking feeling the moment you realize...
Call for artists: 2020 Light Up a Life Ornament

Call for artists: 2020 Light Up a Life Ornament

Hospice & Palliative Care of Chenango County seeks original ornament design proposals from local artists for our 2020 Light Up a Life Ornament Sale! Proposals can be mailed to 21 Hayes Street, Norwich, NY 13815, or emailed to sgreen@hospicechenango.org and must be...

How To Support a Grieving Child

Our upcoming Mother’s Day program for grieving children, scheduled for Wednesday, May 6th, will be canceled due to our continuing practice of social distancing.  In lieu of the program, we would like to offer these free activities for grieving children to do at...

COVID-19 Update

In times like this, we need to take a look at our healthcare a little differently.Hospice & Palliative Care of Chenango County provides state-of-the-art in-home care, mail-order pharmacy, registered nurses on call 24/7 and more! Allowing you to be closely managed...

What If We Treated Death Like Birth?

What if we were all versed in death, our own and others’? What if hearing news of dying and death was met with the deep love with which we greet new life? What if we knew how to care for the grieving, just as we know how to coo at a new baby? Read the article here. To...

Understanding The Spiritual Needs of the Dying

Dying is more than a physical event. Rather the experience reaches us on all levels — psychological, social, and of course, spiritual. We cannot neglect the spiritual needs any more than we can neglect the physical needs. Care for the dying is inherently holistic....

Who will speak for you?

Advance care planning is the process of talking about and writing down your wishes for medical care if you become unable to speak for yourself. Writing down what you want in an advance directive can help make sure your wishes for future medical care are followed. See...