Boomers & Beyond - Fall 2016

Calvary Hospital: Calvary Care in Brooklyn, Signature Inpatient, Home and Hospice Services

Calvary is the nation’s only fully accredited acute-care specialty hospital devoted to providing palliative care to adult patients – from all faith traditions – with advanced cancer and other life-limiting illnesses.

More than 6,000 patients are cared for annually by Calvary’s inpatient, home care and hospice services. Inpatient care is offered at a 200-bed facility in the Bronx and a 25-bed Brooklyn Satellite at NYU Lutheran in Sunset Park. Calvary Hospice provides short-term inpatient care at The Dawn Greene Hospice, located at Mary Manning Walsh Home in Manhattan.

Since 2001, Calvary’s Brooklyn Satellite has improved the quality of life for many of the more than 3 million people who live in this bustling and diverse borough. Calvary’s offerings include:

  • Signature care to inpatients at the 25-bed Brooklyn Satellite at NYU Lutheran.
  • Home Care and Home Hospice right in people’s home or at select nursing facilities in Brooklyn and Queens.
  • Helping dozens of adults, adolescents and children with free bereavement support groups in Downtown Brooklyn.

In March 2016, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn recognized the outstanding care given by the staff at Calvary’s Brooklyn Satellite with The Bishop Thomas Vose Daily Pro Vita Award.

Calvary and Yeshiva University collaborate to provide observant Jewish families with the information they need to obtain quality end-of-life medical care in full accordance with Halakha (Jewish law). Calvary restored a 135-year-old historic Torah scroll housed at the hospital’s Bronx campus. The scroll, on permanent loan from the Memorial Scrolls Trust in London, is now once again kosher for use in services and Jewish rituals. To make a gift, visit:

For more information, call 718-518-2300 (Inpatient) or 718-518-2465 (Calvary@Home). To learn more, support the Calvary mission, or sign up for the e-newsletter, Calvary Life, go to Follow Calvary on its official Facebook page by clicking the icon on the website home page.