formerly Southern Tier Hospice and Palliative Care

607.962.3100

Living with Dementia

  • "Our family would like to thank everyone involved in my husband's care. You helped us to fulfill his final wish and make his final journey from home. You are all amazing and special; you took great care of him as well as his family."

  • "Your caring staff is so valuable to families during critical times. Your support is very comforting and appreciated. We are truly grateful."

  • "We were blessed with the loving care you gave our Dad. The nurse was great and treated him like he was part of her family. We are forever grateful for all of you. Thank you."

  • "To the Hospice folks, words cannot express our thanks and appreciation for your tender touch and loving professionalism during our Dad's illness. We will always remember our nurse's expert skills and abilities as well as her personal touch. "

  • "We want to thank everyone who cared for our Mother. Everyone was so nice and caring and went over and beyond what we could have hoped for. Thank you all."

The CareFirst Living with Dementia program is a specialized hospice program designed to provide the best home-based care possible. The program focuses on minimizing and managing typical symptoms for those with dementia, and supporting the family in providing care.

In the CareFirst Living with Dementia program, your loved one’s needs will be met in his or her own home (including nursing homes and other residential facilities) by an experienced staff of nurses, social workers, volunteers, and spiritual care counselors.

  • Learn how to manage symptoms and maximize quality of life
  • Prevent moments of crisis, keeping your loved one out of the hospital
  • Make the most of appointments with their doctor
  • Have medication and equipment covered in full and delivered to your loved one’s home
  • Education and support to enable you and other family members to give care with confidence
  • 24 hour on-call service to answer questions and come to the patient in times of crisis
  • Respite to give you time to run errands and rejuvenate
  • Assistance with planning for the future.

Download our brochure to learn more about CareFirst Living with Dementia.

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3805 Meads Creek Road • Painted Post, NY 14870-9509 •P: 607.962.3100 •T: 800.734.1570 •F: 607.962.4300
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