Give the gift of kindness this Valentine’s Day

By arhospice on February 5th, 2021 in Blog, Foundation

Share the messages of care, comfort, and compassion with your loved ones this Valentine’s Day with “Cookies of Kindness” benefitting the mission of Arkansas Hospice. CLICK HERE and place your order online for pickup at either of Blue Cake’s two Central Arkansas locations. Cookies will be available for pickup two days after order placement. Everyone’s […]

During an unprecedented year, our mission continues…

By arhospice on June 19th, 2020 in Blog, Foundation

Through the darkest hours of recent events, your gifts have brought light into the lives of patients with life-limiting illnesses. Whether it’s lending words of encouragement through telegrief support to those who have suffered loss, reconnecting patients with families and their doctors through telehealth, providing an air conditioner for a patient and family who were […]

Staying Connected

By arhospice on July 16th, 2019 in Blog, Foundation

Just as air, food, and water are necessary for the body, connection is needed for the soul.  When Stanley* had to move to a nursing facility, he had to leave his desk-top computer behind.  For some people, a computer is a means for work, games, or online shopping.  For Stanley, it was his way to […]

Appetite for Life

By arhospice on July 16th, 2019 in Blog, Foundation

You may have spotted one standing at the refrigerator door drinking all the milk straight from the jug.  You may have witnessed him eat an afternoon snack of two king size candy bars followed by a large pizza.  A box of cereal can’t make it though one day with him.  If you’ve observed it or […]

The Catch of a Lifetime

By arhospice on July 16th, 2019 in Blog, Foundation

Ask any fisherman and he will tell you that fishing is the sport of hope. Bob would spend hours on the lake waters competing in bass fishing tournaments and hoping for the “big one’.  When he came to Arkansas Hospice, Inc, he thought his days of fishing were only a memory.  Confined to a wheelchair […]

Dr. Susan Santa Cruz presented Gifts of Kindness award

By arhospice on June 10th, 2019 in Blog, Foundation

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 of the Arkansas Hospice Foundation and Arkansas Hospice, Inc. Presidents’ Luncheon. Sharon Aureli, president of the Arkansas […]

Little Bits of Beauty

By arhospice on June 7th, 2019 in Blog, Foundation

Christmas is supposed to be the most beautiful time of the year, but 14-year-old MacKenzie wasn’t feeling it. Her medical treatments were causing her to lose her pretty hair and her lack of energy made it difficult to leave the house. She spent most of her time online watching the transformative magic of make-up artists […]

Hot Springs Presidents’ Luncheon

By arhospice on May 17th, 2019 in Blog, Foundation

JoNancy Sundberg named Gifts of Kindness Honoree The room was filled with excitement in the Hamp Williams Building on May 16, 2019 in Hot Springs as JoNancy Sundberg was honored with the inaugural Gifts of Kindness Award. In front of over 100 friends and supporters of JoNancy and Arkansas Hospice, a delicious lunch was served, […]

African Americans at Risk

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

“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 according to the National Hospice […]

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