Hudson Valley Hospice Appoints Two New Board Members
Dr. Stephen B. Lichtenberg and Peter L. Berger, Esq. have been selected to the Board of Directors at Hudson Valley Hospice, according to an announcement made by Rich Trocino, CEO and President of the agency. Hudson Valley Hospice, formerly Hospice, Inc., provides comprehensive medical and counseling support services to individuals with life-limiting illnesses in Dutchess and Ulster counties.
Lichtenberg is a founding partner of the Hudson Valley Heart Center, a recent affiliate of Health Quest. He is board certified by The American Board of Internal Medicine as a diplomate in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. He is also a fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He currently sits on the board of Vassar Brothers Hospital Foundation and has served on the board of the Mohawk Valley Physician’s Health Plan.
Peter Berger is a partner in the law firm of Collier and Berger, PLLC in Ellenville, Ulster County which specializes in real estate, banking and municipal law. He has served as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Ulster County Community College; past member of the Ellenville Central School Board; the Ellenville Public Library Board, as well as the Shadowland Theater Board of Directors.
Michael Murphy, Executive Director
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When a patient reaches the end stages of an illness or disease, hospice offers palliative care to help control pain and reduce anxiety. We improve quality of life and time spent with loved ones.
Emotional and Spiritual Support
Hospice care provides emotional and spiritual support to patients and families, including grief and bereavement resources. You and your loved ones don’t have to face these challenges alone.
Medical Care Management
Hospice manages medical care, in-home visits from care providers, acquiring medical supplies, and end-of-life planning.
Respect for the Patient and Family Wishes
Hospice strives to provide the highest quality end-of-life care so that our patients may live with comfort and dignity. Every family is on a different journey, and we acknowledge and respect your decisions and plans. Our goal is to make this difficult time as easy as possible.
We improve quality of life by relieving patients and their loved ones of much of the stress that comes with providing end-of-life care. Families can focus on being together and sharing memories.
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