VNSNY Hospice and Palliative Care

Providing comfort, relief, and peace of mind

As you or a loved one face a serious illness or condition, you can count on VNSNY Hospice and Palliative Care for help and support. From life planning and engaging with family and friends, to emotional support and spiritual care, to pain and symptom management, VNSNY will be a trusted partner. We will be alongside you, your family, and those close to you, supporting your values, priorities, and choices about care so that you can make the most of each day.

About Us

For more than 30 years, VNSNY Hospice and Palliative Care has provided comfort, relief, and peace of mind to individuals with advanced or life-limiting illness and their families. Our goal is to ensure your comfort, enhance your quality of life, and respect your dignity and choice.

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Programs and Services

We strive to make it as easy for you to be cared for and comfortable, even as your needs change. Learn more about the programs and services we offer wherever you call home.

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Tools and Resources

We recognize that it can be overwhelming to think about or plan for the end of life. We have collected some tools and resources that you and your family can use, both now and in the future.

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"Sometimes, I’ve even thought the VNSNY nurses who cared for my mom were angels."
- Naomi, a hospice caregiver (and nurse) from Queens *
* Names have been added or changed to protect privacy.

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VNSNY Hospice and Palliative Care is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Call us anytime at 1-212-609-1900.

VNSNY Veterans Hospice Care: Saluting Those Who Served

VNSNY Hospice and Palliative Care’s veterans outreach program ensures that U.S. veterans receive full hospice benefits related to their military service, and also provides end-of-life care that recognizes and takes into account their wartime experiences.

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Tips for Hospice Caregivers

Caring for someone at the end of life can be deeply rewarding, but it can also cause distress. These tips can help hospice caregivers avoid fatigue and ensure their own well being.

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Handling Grief at the Holidays

Coping with the absence of a loved one is never easy, but it can be especially difficult during the winter holiday months. These suggestions can help you honor your emotions and memories.

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How to Start the Conversation about End-of-Life Care

Asking these questions can help you find out your loved one's priorities.

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Grief Support

Grief is a normal part of healing, but it can also be extremely difficult—and isolating. Support from VNSNY Hospice and Palliative Care can help you feel less alone.

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Become a Hospice Volunteer

Hospice care from VNSNY aims to provide compassionate and skilled care to patients and their families. To help us achieve this goal, the support of our Hospice volunteers is key.

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