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Golf Tournament

Annual Fore the Foundation Golf Tournament

Thank you for a great 2016 Event!

A fun, amateur golf outing for all ability levels. All funds raised will benefit the Visiting Nurse Service.

Schedule of Events:

8AM | Registration and Breakfast
9AM | Shotgun Start
Lunch and Silent Auction to follow

For more information, call 518.243.4600 or email

Care Choice Celebration

The Visiting Nurse Service Foundation, & The Foundation for Ellis Medicine thank you for another wonderful Care Choices Celebration event.

On Friday, April 15 at the Glen Sanders Mansion, we honored Dr. David Rockwell, chief of Infectious Disease at Ellis Medicine. Dr. Rockwell has continued to be an advocate of palliative care in our community for more than 30 years.

All funds raised from the Celebration will support the Care Choices program, specifically, training physicians and nurses and building awareness that patients have a choice in how they want to live out their lives.

To learn more about the Care Choices Celebration event, please call The Foundation for Ellis Medicine at 243.4600.

What is Care Choices?

The Visiting Nurse Service of Northeastern New York (VNS), in partnership with Ellis Medicine, has been providing home-based palliative care services to our community for a little over a year. The program, Care Choices, engages an interdisciplinary team of palliative care trained specialists who support the patient and family throughout every stage of the illness at home, by controlling symptoms and communicating treatment options and goals. In short, palliative care aims to improve one’s quality of life – however the patient defines it.

For those who have been diagnosed with a serious, chronic disease or with a life-threatening illness, palliative care can make their life – and the lives of those who care for them – much easier.

Special Thanks to our Sponsors:

Hope Sponsor:

Trustco Bank

Compassion Sponsors:

Cardiology Associates of Schenectady, PC
Centers Health Care
Cioffi • Slezak • Wildgrube PC