Calvary Hospital Hosts Reception for New Music Program

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New program will benefit Calvary patients.

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Calvary Hospital recently hosted a reception to mark a new music program to benefit patients at The Dawn Greene Hospice (DGH), a 10-bed unit located at Mary
Manning Walsh Home (MMW) in Manhattan.

During the school year, a student from Manhattan School of Music (MSM) performs at DGH for half an hour, once a week. The music brings a lot of joy to the patients, family members and staff, according to hospital officials. The program was made possible through the generosity of Dr. Joan Taub Ades, whose husband, Alan, received Calvary’s hospice care. Ades loved opera and classical music.

Calvary Hospital is a voluntary, not-for-profit hospital that operates in connection with the Archdiocese of New York. It constantly strives to meet the physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of both its patients and their families. Programs include inpatient care, case management, hospice, home care, and support programs for the families and friends of patients. Calvary Hospital’s home care and hospice are available to residents of Nassau, Rockland, and Westchester counties as well as the five boroughs. All of Calvary Hospital’s care programs are open to everyone, regardless of faith or ethnicity. For more information, call 718-518-2000, or 718-518-2108 for Spanish speakers.

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For more than a century, Calvary Hospital has been the nation’s only fully-accredited, acute care specialty hospital devoted exclusively to providing palliative care to adult patients with advanced cancer and other life-limiting illnesses. More than 5,800 patients are cared for annually by Calvary’s inpatient, outpatient, home care, hospice, and wound care services. Inpatient care is offered at our 200-bed facility in the Bronx and our 25-bed Brooklyn Satellite at Lutheran Medical Center. Calvary Hospice provides short-term inpatient care at The Dawn Greene Hospice, located at Mary Manning Walsh Home in Manhattan. To learn more or sign up for the e-newsletter, Calvary Life, please go to

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