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Tree of Life Tree Lighting Ceremony

United Hospice of Rockland (UHR) announces a special Tree Lighting Ceremony to remember our loved ones being held December 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the Palisades Center in West Nyack. All are welcome to honor or remember a special person by purchasing a star on the Tree of Life. Each star, inscribed with the name of a loved one, will be proudly displayed on UHR’s holiday trees at the Palisades Center from November 27 through December 24. Stars are available in a variety of colors ranging in price from $10 to $500.

United Hospice of Rockland (UHR) is here for the community when time matters most. “Almost everyone knows someone who has used or will need the services of UHR—a family member, friend, neighbor or colleague,” says Chief Executive Officer Amy Stern. “UHR is the premier provider of specialized care, comfort and improved quality of life to individuals and their families facing a serious illness.”

UHR will help develop a personalized plan of care that helps every patient live each day to the fullest. Hospice care offers an interdisciplinary team approach including nurses, home health aides, physicians, spiritual care support, physical therapy, massage, pet and more. Care is available in patients’ homes, local hospitals, skilled nursing homes, assisted living facilities, group homes and at UHR’s Joe Raso Hospice Residence which provides an alternative for individuals who can no longer remain at home.

To purchase a star, visit For more information, contact or 634-4974 or visit

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