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Hospice Care

Greenwood Hospice, established in memory of Renee Denmark Punia

With Greenwood Hospice, established in memory of Renee Denmark Punia, the emphasis isn’t on cure... it’s on care. We have a long tradition of providing compassionate care, comfort and support, as well as expertise in pain and symptom management. Our goal is to enable patients to participate in the activities they enjoy, for as long as possible.

Greenwood Hospice helps families meet the challenges of end-of-life issues by providing support to both patients and their loved ones so they can concentrate on time spent together.

The Hospice Team Concept

Our team of professionals works to provide individualized care for both patients and their families.

Care is managed by the patient’s personal physician, along with additional team members, who are offered as a support system to the patient’s primary caregiver. We will be there to help you with any issues, big or small. Our hospice team consists of:

  • Nurses to monitor pain, manage symptoms and guide caregivers in providing care for the patient.
  • Social Workers to help the patient and family cope with the stresses of the terminal illness and connect them with available community resources.
  • Trained Volunteers to assist with a variety of patient and family support activities.
  • Spiritual Care Coordinators to provide emotional support and counseling.
  • Home Health Aides to provide personal patient care.
Learn more about hospice care >

Pet Peace of Mind

Pet Peace of Mind is a groundbreaking national program that allows patients and caregivers to enjoy their pets throughout the hospice journey.  When normal routines and responsibilities get shuffled and re-prioritized, Pet Peace of Mind is there to assure that the comfort of animal companionship remains in focus.

This program, made possible by a grant from Banfield Charitable Trust, is available in New Jersey only through Greenwood Hospice. Contact us today to learn how we:

  • Support the bond between people and pets
  • Help manage daily pet care expenses and responsibilities
  • Assure that each of our patients’ pets has a loving forever home

Our customized pet care plans are flexible, and our volunteers have experience with all types of pets, from hamsters to horses, and everything in between. Contact our Pet Peace of Mind Coordinator to learn how our program can help your family.

Pet Peace of Mind Program Coordinator:
Susan Whitman
Swhitman@greenwoodhouse.org
609-883-6026

Learn more about Pet Peace of Mind >

Bereavement Services

Grief can affect family and friends for a long time and in many different ways. We provide support and counseling to family members and friends for at least one year following the death of a loved one. Services include individual and family counseling, grief education and support groups.

Learn More

To learn more about our services, including admission criteria, reimbursement and cost, and caregiving issues click here for a copy of the Greenwood Hospice information brochure. To discuss hospice services and how we can assist you, call 609-883-6026.

Caregiver Resources

Elder Care Online
www.ec-online.net/community/Activists/can.htm

Leading Age
www.leadingage.org/caregiving_resources.aspx

Medicare Hospice Benefits

Click here for information about Medicare Hospice Benefits from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Our Mission

Greenwood Hospice, established in memory of Renee Denmark Punia, endeavors to treat all our clients and their families fairly, honestly, and with compassion during their end-of-life care. We promise to be supportive of our client's choices and responsive to their needs. We pledge to meet all issues with integrity and to be responsible stewards of all resources.

Hospice Volunteer Application >

Greenwood Hospice Board of Directors

Rick Pollock, President  
Lila Rosenthal, 1st Vice President Ken McCoy
Richard Goldstein, Secretary/Treasurer Jeff Perlman
Peter Doolan Eric Risberg
Mike Felcone Howard Robboy
Debbie Hunter Elizabeth Silverman
Allen Lee Barbara Weiner



Greenwood Hospice complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. 
 
 Greenwood Hospice cumple con las leyes federales de derechos civiles aplicables y no discrimina por motivos de raza, color, nacionalidad, edad, discapacidad o sexo.
 
 ATTENTION: If you speak Spanish, language assistance services, free of charge, are available to you. Call 1-800-752-6096 (TTY: 1-800-852-7899).
  
ATENCIÓN: si habla español, tiene a su disposición servicios gratuitos de asistencia lingüística. Llame al 1-800-752-6096 (TTY: 1-800-852-7899).

Our Vision

Since our founding as a home for Jewish seniors in Trenton in 1939, our tradition of care, comfort, and support is what defines us as an organization. Our vision is to offer a continuum of client-focused services delivered with skill and compassion, in a warm and welcoming Jewish environment.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide the highest quality care and services to seniors and those we serve in an atmosphere of compassion and dignity, based on Jewish traditions and values. We support clients’ quality of life by offering opportunities for social, emotional, and spiritual engagement.

Contact Info

Phone: 609-883-5391
Address: 53 Walter Street, Ewing, NJ 08628
Email: info@greenwoodhouse.org


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