High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care
PO Box 840
Saranac Lake, NY 12983
High Peaks Hospice is a community based health care organization whose primary belief is that quality of life matters. Staff and volunteers are dedicated to preserving the dignity of the terminally ill and providing comfort and care to patients and their families by giving them: Control – Patients are encouraged to articulate their desires and needs and to participate in choices about their own care. Comfort – Emphasis is on pain management and symptom control. Familiarity – Care is given in the location where the patient feels most comfortable-usually in the home. Dignity – Hospice staff provides the support and expertise to allow a patient to live their lives to the fullest until the very end. Support – Well trained professionals and volunteers provide not only medical expertise, but also spiritual, and compassionate support to patients and their loved ones.
Volunteer Coordinator: Darcy Townsend
Volunteer Email: email@example.com