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Brockville concert to promote local music and palliative care

Brockville singer-songwriters Robert Graham and Ashley Armstrong will join blues guitarist Pat Johnson this Sunday afternoon in a concert billed as a Songwriter Showcase. The concert is also a fundraiser for palliative care at the Brockville General Hospital. The concert, at Bud's on the Bay, starts at 2 o'clock. Robert Graham told Todd Moe that the concert will feature the three musicians playing their own tunes, improvising together and talking about how their music.  Go to full article
Bill and Tomi Gallagher (Photos:  Lou Reuter, Adirondack Daily Enterprise)
Bill and Tomi Gallagher (Photos: Lou Reuter, Adirondack Daily Enterprise)

The Hospice Path, Part One: "You are not alone"

Since the 1960s, the hospice movement has been working to give Americans more options and more choices when they reach the end of their lives.

The idea is that even after we know we're dying, we can make decisions that shape the quality of our remaining time.

High Peaks Hospice and Palliative Care serves patients across a huge swath of the North Country, from Warren County all the way to St. Lawrence County.

Brian Mann has been working with the organization to profile one family that has entered the program, the Gallaghers in Saranac Lake.

In the weeks ahead, Brian's series will follow the Gallagher family, telling the story of their lives and their work with hospice.  Go to full article

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