We Honor Veterans Program
It may surprise you to learn that 25 percent of those who die every year in the United States are Veterans. To help provide care and support that reflects the important contributions made by these men and women, Oswego County Hospice is a national partner of the “We Honor Veterans” program.
We Honor Veterans, is a pioneering campaign developed by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs to better serve Veterans with a life limiting illnesses.
What is Oswego County Hospice’s Role in this program ?
Oswego County Hospice utilizes resources provided by the campaign to integrate the best practices for providing end-of-life care to Veterans. By recognizing the unique needs of our nation’s Veterans, Oswego County Hospice is better able to assist Veterans and their families toward a more peaceful, and dignified death. It is our mission at Oswego County Hospice to provide end of life services to the men and women who have served our country that reside within our community.
Who Qualifies for Hospice Care & the We honor Veteran’s program?
Any Oswego County resident who has served in the military, who is now facing a life-limiting illness, that is not receiving aggressive or curative medical care, and wishes to improve his/her quality of life is eligible. Oswego County Hospice cares for all residents regardless of age, gender, race, religion, , or disability.
Who do I contact if I would like more information?