NY Connects

NY Connects provides free, unbiased information about long term services and supports in New York State for people of all ages or with any type of disability. Long term services and supports include medical and non-medical services a person needs to improve or maintain health and independence. They may be provided in a nursing home, the individual’s home or other community-based settings. You can use this directory to search for programs, providers, and services in your area and to contact your local NY Connects office for further assistance. NY Connects staff can help link you to long term services and supports, such as home care, transportation and meals.

Medicare Hospice Compare: Find hospices that serve your area and compare them based on quality of care that they provide.

Hospice and Palliative Care Association of NY State: The Hospice and Palliative Care Association of New York State (HPCANYS) is a not-for-profit organization representing hospice and palliative care programs, allied organizations and individuals that are interested in the development and growth of quality, comprehensive end-of-life services.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization: CaringInfo, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, provides free resources to help people make decisions about end-of-life care and services before a crisis.

Be Remembered

At BeRemembered, you can record how you want to be remembered by your family, friends and loved ones, even after you leave this life. You can record stories of your life, add pictures and video, describe how you want your life funeral event to be, even store private messages that are delivered to love ones after you leave this life. Gradually collect, organize and archive your finest memories and thoughts. Also reflect on, and plan, your end-of-life celebration. Membership is Free!

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