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The Geriatric Center of Western New York Receives Award from Hospice Buffalo and Palliative Care

Updated: 12/11/2018

Today, Hospice Buffalo and Palliative Care Buffalo recognized their partnership with The Geriatric Center of Western New York’s staff for providing quality healthcare for patients and families facing challenges with serious or end-of-life illness. Their care collaboration focuses on managing patient symptoms, reducing emergency department visits, and improving the quality of life for both the patient and their families.

Dr. Kenneth Garbarino, medical director of The Geriatric Center of Western New York agrees, "We at the Geriatric Center of WNY truly value our long standing relationship with Hospice Buffalo. We share a common philosophy of putting patients and families first, with a focus on maintaining dignity and quality of life. Our collaborative efforts with Hospice have enabled us to continue to maintain our personal relation­ships with patients and families during their time of greatest need.” He adds, “we are extremely fortunate to have a program like Hospice in our community."

Thank you, Geriatric team, for Leading with CARE!