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Helios Care brings decades of expertise to your family

Helios Care is devoted to helping you and your loved ones feel better despite serious illness. Because the better you feel, the brighter your days. Since our inception in 1983 as Catskill Area Hospice & Palliative Care, Helios Care has gained extensive experience in safely caring for seriously ill patients wherever they call home. For the past 40 years, our dedicated staff, volunteers and donors have helped bring dignity, compassion and choices to residents of Delaware, Otsego and Schoharie counties.

Our mission, vision and values

Making life easier for patients and families facing serious illness or end of life by providing choices, dignity and compassionate care.

To provide sustainable world-class care, every single time


  • Passion for the work
  • Trust
  • Positive energy
  • Sense of humor
  • Stewardship
  • Kindness

Our Leadership

  • Jeffrey Woeppel, Chair
  • Tamie Reed, Vice Chair
  • Vicki Johnson, Secretary
  • John Pontius, Treasurer
  • Seth Blocker
  • Dan Croft
  • James Dalton
  • Alan Donovan
  • Jay Goldman
  • Connie Jastremski
  • Erna McReynolds
  • Beth Patella
  • Michael Schram
  • Kathy Sellers
  • Eric Stein
  • Kellie Sullivan
  • Brian Wrubleski
  • John Pontius, Chair
  • Brian Burns, Vice Chair
  • Paul Roach, Treasurer
  • Steven Palmer, Secretary
  • Alan Donovan
  • Jim Dalton
  • Lola Rathbone
Dan Ayers - CEO

Dan Ayres, President/CEO

Chris Mulik -CMD

Chris Mulik, MD, Chief Medical Officer

Kelly McGraw - COO

Kelly McGraw, Chief Operating Officer

Pamela Finch - CFO

Pamela Finch, Chief Financial Officer

How can we help your family?