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Patient & Caregiver Resources

Despite its benefits and rewards, caregiving for a loved one may also bring you financial, health, and emotional challenges. Often, informal caregivers do not have enough time for themselves as they balance work and family responsibilities with the demands of caring for a loved one experiencing the stages of end of life.

Respite care is a temporary hospice resource for families and caregivers designed to provide a much-needed temporary break from the exhausting challenges faced by the family caregiver, or for those caring for loved ones who might otherwise require permanent placement in a facility outside the home.

Support and Resources for Hospice Caregivers and Families



Caring for a Loved One with Dementia

Caring for a loved one with dementia is often challenging. We have compiled a list of resources that may be helpful to you:

Short videos on Alzheimer's Disease
The WNY Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association
The Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline: 1-800-272-3900
Adult Day Care
Caregiver support groups
Caregiver support resources
The Conversation Project Kit for Family Members and Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s or other Forms of Dementia

In addition, please consult with your loved one’s primary care physician and neurologist for additional information and resource connections.

Other Resources for Patients with Serious Illness and Their Families

Here with More ~ WNY Hospices for Patients Outside of Erie County

Hospice Buffalo cares for patients who live in Erie County. Here is a list of the other WNY hospice programs.

Allegany County

Community Care of WNY 
HomeCare & Hospice
118 North Main St.
Wellsville, NY 14895-1251

Cattaraugus County

Community Care of WNY 
HomeCare & Hospice
1225 West State St.
Olean, NY 14760-2135

Chautauqua County

Hospice Chautauqua County
20 West Fairmount Ave.
Lakewood NY 14750
(716) 338-0033


Genesee County

Community Care of WNY 
HomeCare & Hospice
29 Liberty St.
Batavia, NY 14020-3247

Niagara County

Niagara Hospice
4675 Sunset Drive
Lockport, NY 14094-1231

Orleans County

Hospice of Orleans, Inc.
14080 Rt. 31W
P.O. Box 489
Albion, NY 14411

Wyoming County

Community Care of WNY 
HomeCare & Hospice
450 North Main S.
Warsaw, NY 14569-1021