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Your Road Map for Coping with Grief During the Holidays

November 18, 2022 By: Kristin M. Palmieri, M.A., LMHC, LPC, Bereavement Counselor. Holidays are difficult for many people, even without the death of a loved one. Knowing what to expect from grief can help lessen anxiety because you’ll have a road map for the journey. The map for holiday grief includes allowing all emotions, increasing … READ MORE

Hospice and Palliative Care Month in Orange & Sullivan Counties

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and a time to spread awareness about the specialized care needed for those who have been diagnosed with a life-limiting illness. According to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, roughly 1.6 million people with life-limiting illnesses receive care from hospice and palliative providers across the country … READ MORE

How Hudson Valley Families Benefit from Hospice Fundraising

Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc. is the leading hospice care provider for Hudson Valley families thanks to the efforts of our team and the support of our community. We are a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit, and since our beginnings in 1988, we’ve provided exceptional care for families across the Hudson Valley thanks to the … READ MORE

Recognizing When It’s Time for Hospice: A Guide for Hudson Valley Families

End-of-Life care is never an easy topic to discuss. Conversations are often had well after a patient could have begun benefitting from hospice. While such delays in care are due partly to families not knowing how to broach the subject, it can also be a challenge to recognize the physical and nonphysical signs a loved … READ MORE

Governor Hochul Signs NYS Advance Care Planning Bill into Law

ALBANY, NY – On July 21, 2022, Governor Hochul signed Assembly Bill A8880A into law, establishing a statewide advance care planning campaign to promote public awareness of hospice and palliative care services in the State of New York. This achievement was possible with the steadfast leadership of the Hospice & Palliative Care Association of New … READ MORE