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End of Life

Does your family need guidance on how to think through the decisions facing you as a loved one nears the end of his or her life?

This Catholic Guide by the NYS Catholic Conference is designed to explain the moral principles of Catholic teaching in end-of-life decision-making and outlines the options that exist in NY State for advanced care planning.

For more clarity, guidance and resources go to https://www.catholicendoflife.org.

Support for your aging loved one in the Archdiocese of New York

ArchCare

1-8559512273 [CARE]

(TTY/TDD: 711)

7 days a week, 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.

For a full listing of Home Care, Short-Term Rehab, Nursing Homes, End of Life Care, and Specialized Care Services throughout the Archdiocese:

https://www.archcare.org/

 

Cabrini Eldercare

115 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

(914) 693-6800

http://www.cabrini-eldercare.org/ 

 

Calvary Hospital

1740 Eastchester Road, Bronx, NY 10461

718- 518-2000

http://www.calvaryhospital.org/         

 

Carmelite Sisters of the Aged and Infirm – St. Patrick’s Home


66 Van Cortlandt Park S, Bronx, NY 10463

718-519-2800

http://www.stpatrickshome.org/

For a listing of all Carmelite facilities: http://www.carmelitesystem.org/

 

Encore Community Services

Senior services in Manhattan

http://encorecommunityservices.org/

 

Hawthorne Dominicans, Rose Hill Home

600 Linda Ave, Hawthorne, NY 10532

914-769-0114

http://www.hawthorne-dominicans.org/ 

 

Little Sisters of the Poor, Jeanne Jugan Residence

Mother Gertrude Mary, Mother Superior

2999 Schurz Ave, Bronx, NY 10465-3826   347-329-1800

http://www.littlesistersofthepoorbronx.org/ 

 

Providence Rest

Sister Seline Mary Flores, C.S.JB

3304 Waterbury Ave., Bronx, NY 10465

718.931.3000 Ext: 8458

https://www.providencerest.org/

 

Servants of Mary, Ministers to the Sick

In-patient home services for the poor

3305 Country Club Road, Bronx NY 10465

(718) 829 – 0428

http://sisterservantsofmary.org/contact-us/bronx-new-york

Additional Resources

Do you need an Advance Directive compliant with your state? Go to Patient Rights Council for Advance Directives and other resources. 

Catholic Witness in Health Care: Practicing Medicine in Truth and Love: Winner of the 2018 CPA Book award. Covering a range of topics on the Catholic approach to medical ethics.

Midwife for Souls: A pastoral guide for hospice workers on the spirituality of caring for the dying written from the author’s own experience.

Sisters of Life Interview with Dr. Brescia

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