Moving On: Heavy Hearts of HCC Staff

HCC employees all encounter one particular comment when they tell someone they work for Hospice: “How do you do it? I could never deal with so much loss.” We all know the pain of losing a loved one. Now imagine being a social worker, nurse or chaplain immersed in the struggles of 25 families simultaneously! […]


What’s on Your Bucket List?

Hospice patient Paul Szach wanted to go to a Sabres game. So Rachel Smith, MSW and Hospice Social Worker, made it happen. Rachel found two tickets so that Paul and his son, Aaron, could go to the St. Louis Blues game on February 5th. With a little help from the Sabres organization, two more tickets […]


My Fight With The Fear Of The Unknown

Hello. My name is Rayele, but most people call me Ray, and I am about to tell you a story recapping the last year of my life. It could be a very long tale, but I will attempt to keep it as concise as possible. It was Saint Patrick’s Day 2013. It was a Sunday. […]

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