Author Archives: carefirstcorning

26 Oct
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CareFirst and Family Services of Chemung County Partner to Provide Mental Health Services

After nearly two years of program development and contract negotiation, a new model for enhanced collaborative mental health services has opened in the Southern Tier. Providing mental health services specializing in helping individuals struggling with grief, traumatic loss, advanced illness ...

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Board Certified Nurses at CareFirst
15 Jun
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Our Newest Board Certified Nurses

CareFirst is proud to announce the recent hospice and palliative care board certification of five nurses, which brings the agency’s total of board certified clinical staff to seven. The following nurses are being recognized for their professionalism, leadership, and commitment ...

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Mrs. McGee at Barnes & Noble
05 Jun
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Verlene McGee Receives Surprise Award at Story Hour

Local hospice patient, Verlene McGee, 91, a retired reading specialist for Beecher School, and published author, dreamed of visiting her favorite bookstore, Barnes & Noble, one last time. Mrs. McGee taught first grade in the Elmira school district for five ...

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05 Jun
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Hospice Patient Receives Honorary Degree from Binghamton University

Laura Bess was admitted to Hospice on April 9, 2018. Originally, she was admitted in March, but revoked after being on our services for about a week, as she was going to try and seek more treatment for her cancer. ...

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11 Mar
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Strategies for Coping With Grief

After the first few days of shock, grieving individuals often look for a sense of meaning, or other ways to stay busy, as they work through their loss. Try some of these activities to help you cope: 1. Create a ...

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