The Difference You Make
At MJHS, compassion, dignity and respect are the core values that guide us as we provide care in one of the most culturally, ethnically, religiously and economically diverse regions in the country. Many of the programs and services we provide are not fully covered by government and managed care payers. At MJHS, we continue to offer these programs because we know they make a huge difference in quality of life for our patients and their families.
Today we invite you to read these inspiring stories of caring and discover the difference you make.
Easing Carmen and Joe’s Pain
Lifesaving! That is what MJHS is to me and my family. I am a palliative care patient with breast cancer that has spread to my lungs. My husband Joseph was a hospice patient with esophagus cancer.READ MORE
Surrounding Jonathan with Love
The MJHS pediatric hospice program does good work for families – especially during those really tough moments when compassion and emotional support are crucial.READ MORE
Bringing Peace to Qun Li
When his three-year battle with colon cancer resulted in metastasis, my dad, Wang Qun Li, came to MJHS Hospice. He received end of life care from a bilingual multi-disciplinary team, which helped my family’s Mandarin and English speakers remain actively involved in my dad’s care.READ MORE
Caring for Alixe and her Mom
My mom, Lily Rapaport, led a remarkable life. Born a century ago, she fled the pogroms and eventually made it to New York, where she met and married my wonderful father.READ MORE