End of Life Decisions

For the elderly and their families, few decisions can be more difficult than those having to do with dying. Even when the end is inevitable, the way individuals and families approach it can make a significant difference in terms of the amount of time they spend together, the quality of their interaction and other factors.

CenterLight Health System’s professionals are experienced in coaching families through this challenging time and helping them understand the options that are available to them.

For more information, please contact CenterLight Health System at 718-636-1000. Some of the articles collected here might also be helpful.

Nonhospital DNR

The New York State Department of Health has a wealth of information about a Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) order. To view their brochure about Nonhospital DNR Orders in pdf, please click here.

Health Care Proxy Form

To download a copy of the New York State Department of Health's Health Care Proxy form in pdf, please click here.