Saratoga Family Health NPs

Palliative Care Center

Exclusive Palliative Care Clinic in Upstate NY

Maximize your quality of life!

Our goal at the Palliative Care Center is to incorporate a team approach to maximize your quality of life.  "If you want to travel quickly, go alone.  But if you want to travel far, you must go together."  - African Proverb

 

We are a nurse practitioner owned and operated clinic. We offer family health services and palliative care consults and treatment. Our medical model is to PROACTIVELY care for you and your family through a holistic and patient centered goals approach and WHOLE FAMILY CARE. As part of our palliative care service we will work TOGETHER with your primary care and other specialties to care for your whole being.

Palliative care is focused on preventing and treating debilitating effects of serious and chronic illnesses. Palliative care can be provided at the time of diagnosis and involves pain relief and other symptoms...

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Amy Balog, ACHPN, FNP-BC

Owner

We are proud to announce the founding of the Kokoro Healing Foundation, whose funding will be used to provide choices beyond the actions available through traditional healthcare options. We are also very excited to announce the partnership between the Kokoro Healing Foundation and Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs New York.  Through the Kokoro Healing Foundation, Caffe Lena will provide Caffe Lena on the Road, True Songs, and concerts to our patients. 

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Unique Palliative and Family Health Clinic...

  • Small Business

  • Autonomous Practice

  • Nurse Practitioner Owned and Operated since 2017

  • Our goal is to be proactive instead of reactive with your health

  • Our goal is to provide caregiver support and WHOLE Family Care

  • Founders of the Kokoro Healing Foundation

We Provide:

  • Telemedicine/Video Visits for patients

  • Holistic approach through partnering with community practitioners to treat the mind and body

  • Collaboration with Kokoro Healing Foundation

  • Palliative Care Consults and Management

  • Early Advance Care Planning Sessions

  • Family Practice/Primary Care Management

  • Symptom management through a palliative perspective, and a holistic approach.

  • Caregiver support/whole family care 

  • Home Visits

  • NEW - Weekly Breathwork & Meditation Class (Mondays)

  • Music Therapy - partnering with Caffe Lena

  • Social Work

  • Chaplain Services

  • End of Life Doula - READ MORE

  • Compounding Pharmacist

  • Nutrition Counselor

  • Genetic Testing for Personalized Nutrition

  • Massage Therapy

  • Art Therapy

  • Writing for Wellness Workshops

  • Pet Therapy

  • Same Day Sick Appointments

  • Assist with Pet Re-homing for our Terminally Ill Patient

  • NEW - Caregiver Support Group beginning in February

About Us:

Only independent Nurse Practitioner palliative care clinic in New York.

Nurse practitioners have either a Master's or Doctorate degree. They are licensed, autonomous clinicians who are qualified, skilled, and are authorized to assess, interpret labs and diagnostic tests, diagnose illness and disease and prescribe medication. Under the New York Modernization Act of 2015, a nurse practitioner can practice without the oversight of a physician after 3,600 hours of training....

 

Office Hours

Monday: 9:30am - 5:00pm

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: Limited Appointments

Thursday: Closed

Friday: Limited Appointments

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

Contact Us

254 Church Street (Lower Level)

Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Across the street from Saratoga Hospital

Office:

518-944-6744

Fax:

518-244-8515

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Home and office visits available evenings and Saturdays by appointment

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