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Patients & Families: Felicisima Hernandez

Felicisima Hernandez

Felicisima Hernandez

“Una Carta de Amor Para Calvary”

Estimado Calvary Hospital,

Mi hija Priscilla tenia solamente 36 años de edad cuando tuvo cancer del celebro terminal. Pero ella siempre sera mi preciosa niña.

Cuando nos dimos cuenta de que esto era la voluntad de Dios, nosotros necesitabamos un lugar para ella pasar sus últimos días sin dolor ni sufrimiento.

Nosotros pensabamos que sería imposible encontrar un lugar donde tendría el mismo cariño y comodidad de nuestro hogar, donde no hubiese miedos y ansiedades de quédarse a morir sola. Finalmente encontramos el Calvary Hospital.

El especial “Cuidado Paliativo” no solamente confortaron a Priscilla fisicamente, pero también emocionalmente y espiritualmente. Sus expertos doctores y enfermeras se ocuparon por todos nosotros, y jamás nos sentimos solos.

Yo creo que Dios le dió a mi pequeña hija un final a su vida que nosotros nunca hubieramos esperado. Yo creo que Dios nos dio el Calvary Hospital.

Felicisima Hernandez

We are not like other hospitals

We understand that when a loved one is near the end of life nothing means more than being together.

CalvaryCare® spans a wide range of care options, based on the unique needs of the patient and their families. Calvary, founded on the guiding principles of compassion, dignity and non-abandonment, cares for patients and their loved ones.

Calvary’s program of care is designed to meet and address the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of patients and their loved ones.

What is CalvaryCare®

The Best Hospice Care in the New York Metro-Area

During his last days, only Calvary Hospital was able to relieve our son Greg’s cancer pain with peace and dignity.
No parent should ever have to bury their child. But on October 14, 2014, our son Greg, only 35, lost his battle with cancer. Courageous throughout his entire life, with a love for adventure and travel, it was heartbreaking to see him suffer. But thanks to you and your expert staff, you relieved Greg’s physical pain, and the emotional pain of our entire family, as well. For Greg’s final week, our family alternated our overnight stays, so we would always be with him. In fact, his hospital room became a sacred place for us, filled with peace and serenity. Your combination of professional expertise and compassion was remarkable. We have never seen such genuine care and concern. Believe us, we know. I’m a physical therapist, and my wife is a registered nurse. Greg lived out his final days with dignity and peace, in a place like no other. –Thank you Calvary Hospital.

Michael & Rosemary Salamone

Your care for my Susan during her final days was life-saving.
I am grateful beyond words for the care that Calvary Hospital provided my beloved wife Susan at the end of her life. Your medical attention and palliative expertise were superior. Your attentive sensitivity to our needs as a Jewish family was remarkable. And your heartfelt love which we felt from every staff member was genuine. Calvary provided Susan with more than just a place for her to die, but also a sheltered, peaceful community to leave this life as she lived it – with her dignity undiminished. As soon as Calvary started caring for Susan, you lifted that heavy burden from us and allowed us to simply be a family once again. Because of you, my soulmate died in peace, which assures me that she will rest in peace. God bless you, Calvary Hospital.

Rabbi Jeffrey J. Sirkman