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Paying it forward on four legs

By arhospice on August 29th, 2019 in Blog, News

Paying it forward is not limited to people. Dogs, too, can spread love and compassion to those in need – especially through the Arkansas Hospice Therapy Dog Program. Lucy, a standard poodle, was born blind. Allan Gates was known for opening his home to dogs. When a vet called him about Lucy, little did he […]

Arkansas Hospice recognized with two distinctions for providing highest level of care for veterans

By arhospice on July 3rd, 2019 in Announcements, News, Veterans

Media Contact:  David Edwards Office:  501-748-3303   Mobile:  469-600-4274 Email:  dedwards@arkansashospice.org July 3, 2019 (Little Rock, Ark.) – In front of a backdrop of the Arkansas Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the grounds of the State Capitol, Arkansas Hospice formally announced today that it has earned two distinctions in recognition of providing outstanding care for veterans. The […]

Arkansas Hospice receives 2019 Hospice Honors awards

By David Edwards on June 17th, 2019 in Announcements, News

North Little Rock, Ark. (June 17, 2019) – Arkansas Hospice, the state’s largest provider of hospice care, has been named a 2019 recipient of the Hospice Honors Elite and Hospice Honors awards, which recognize agencies continuously providing the highest level of quality care. The awards are presented by HEALTHCAREfirst, a software and data-gathering company that […]

Dr. Susan Santa Cruz presented Gifts of Kindness award

By arhospice on June 10th, 2019 in News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: David Edwards Office: 501-748-3303 Mobile: 469-600-4274 Email: dedwards@arkansashospice.org Little Rock, Ark. – Area downpours across the Little Rock metro area did not dampen spirits, as Dr. Susan Santa Cruz, M.D. was honored with the Arkansas Hospice Foundation’s inaugural Gifts of Kindness Award on Thursday, June 6th. The award was part […]

Hot Springs Presidents’ Luncheon held to honor JoNancy Sundberg

By arhospice on May 20th, 2019 in News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:  David Edwards Office:  501-748-3303   Mobile:  469-600-4274 Email:  dedwards@arkansashospice.org Hot Springs, Ark. – The room was filled with excitement in the Hamp Williams Building, as JoNancy Sundberg was honored with the Arkansas Hospice Foundation’s inaugural Gifts of Kindness Award on Thursday, May 16th. More than 100 friends and Arkansas Hospice supporters […]

2017 Annual Report

By David Edwards on April 26th, 2019 in Annual Reports, News

2018 Annual Report

By David Edwards on April 26th, 2019 in Annual Reports, News

African Americans at Risk

By arhospice on March 5th, 2019 in Blog, Minority Outreach

African Americans at Risk “African Americans and other minorities are at risk of not dying well.” – Duke Divinity School Professor Richard Payne Nationally and in Arkansas, too few African Americans benefit from hospice care. Black/African Americans account for 13.2% of the general population (US Census) but only 7.6% of the hospice patients in 2014 […]

Arkansas Hospice & Arkansas Hospice Foundation elect 2019 boards

By arhospice on November 8th, 2018 in News

Arkansas Hospice, the state’s largest provider of hospice services, and the Arkansas Hospice Foundation recently elected new officers and members for their 2019 Boards of Directors. Arkansas Hospice Board officers include: Beth Ingram, chair; Sharon Davis, chair-elect; Sharon Heflin, vice chair; Scotty Shively, secretary; Stephen Lancaster, treasurer; and Dr. David Reding, chair emeritus. Board members […]

Area Office Ribbon Cuttings Held in Berryville and Rogers

By arhospice on June 18th, 2018 in News

North Little Rock, Ark – Arkansas Hospice, the state’s largest non-profit provider of hospice services, held ribbon-cutting celebrations June 7th and 8th in conjunction with open houses for the organization’s new Northwest Arkansas offices in Berryville and Rogers. Together, the two offices serve patients and families in all or part of Benton, Boone, Carroll, Crawford, […]

Arkansas Hospice Launches Committed to Veterans Program

By arhospice on May 25th, 2018 in News

North Little Rock, Ark. – Arkansas Hospice, the state’s largest provider of hospice services, announced the launch of “Committed to Veterans.” The program is designed to train Arkansas Hospice staff to identify military-service-related issues that arise or remain unresolved as veterans enter hospice care, and connect them with additional resources. The program is poised to […]

A Stitch In Time

By arhospice on April 11th, 2018 in News, Patient Stories

Russellville, Ark – On a March afternoon, the sun shone brightly on the Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville. Inside, a patient prepared to be interviewed about how he spent his life helping others, thanks to his sewing skills, while carefully preserving enough energy to work on his final project. A native of Honduras, […]

Hearts for Hospice a Heartwarming Success

By arhospice on February 26th, 2018 in News

Russellville, Ark – More than 100 friends of Arkansas Hospice gathered on Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Russellville Country Club for the inaugural Hearts for Arkansas Hospice fundraiser, benefiting the Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville. Dr. Mary Ann Rollans, an early supporter of the home, and Rhonda Horton, community outreach officer for Arkansas […]

Arkansas Hospice Family Recipients of MedEvolve Toy Drive

By arhospice on January 4th, 2018 in News, Pediatrics

Arkansas Hospice, the state’s largest provider of hospice services, is pleased to announce a patient’s family was chosen as the recipients of MedEvolve’s 2017 Toy Drive. As a way to give back, MedEvolve asked their employees to nominate a family experiencing undue hardship during the holiday season. The software company picked Melody Robinson’s suggestion to […]

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