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Arkansas Hospice receives 2020 Hospice Honors awards

By arhospice on October 8th, 2020 in Announcements, News

North Little Rock, Ark. (Oct. 8, 2020) – Arkansas Hospice, the state’s largest, non-profit provider of hospice services, has been named a 2020 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 partners with […]

Arkansas Hospice recognized in Best Places to Work survey

By arhospice on September 1st, 2020 in Announcements, News

North Little Rock, Ark., Sept. 1st, 2020 – Arkansas Hospice, the state’s largest, non-profit provider of hospice services, has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Arkansas. This eighth annual program was created by Arkansas Business and Best Companies Group. This survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize, and honor […]

Organizations unite and find a way to honor the fallen

By arhospice on May 14th, 2020 in Blog, Committed to Veterans, News

Despite the Coronavirus and social distancing, organizations whose missions include honoring the memory and meeting the unique needs of our veteran and first responder populations realized they still needed to find a way to honor the fallen this Memorial Day week. In response, appearances suitable for sharing on social and traditional media were held to […]

Area ministry and volunteers sew personal protective equipment for Arkansas Hospice

By arhospice on May 2nd, 2020 in Announcements, News

Media Contact:  David Edwards 469-600-4274 dedwards@arkansashospice.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE North Little Rock, Ark – Arkansas Hospice, the state’s largest provider of hospice services, has embraced a little creativity and help from the Sew-N-Sew Ministry of First United Methodist Church in Jacksonville and other area volunteers to help meet the demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) […]

“Cards of Kindness” launched

By arhospice on April 10th, 2020 in Announcements, News

Program keeps nursing home residents connected North Little Rock, Ark – Arkansas Hospice, the state’s largest provider of hospice services, has launched “Cards of Kindness,” a program that invites members of the community to send messages of kindness and companionship to isolated nursing home patients through cards, poems, paintings, drawings and art. The program has […]

Arkansas Hospice & Arkansas Hospice Foundation elect 2020 boards

By arhospice on January 7th, 2020 in Announcements, News

Arkansas Hospice, the state’s largest provider of hospice services, and the Arkansas Hospice Foundation recently elected new officers and members for their 2020 Boards of Directors. Arkansas Hospice Board officers include: Sharon Davis, chair; Sharon Heflin, chair-elect; Barbara Sugg, vice chair; Scotty Shively, secretary; Robert Schulte, treasurer; and Beth Ingram, chair emeritus. Board members include: […]

Ribbon cutting held for new Hot Springs Area Office

By arhospice on November 26th, 2019 in Announcements, Locations, News

Hot Springs, Ark – Arkansas Hospice, the state’s largest provider of hospice services, held a ribbon cutting and open house celebration September 18th for a new area office located in the historic Hamp Williams building in downtown Hot Springs. Arkansas Hospice President and CEO Judy Wooten, Area Manager Richard McCarter, friends and supporters of Arkansas […]

Arkansas Hospice cuts ribbon on renovated Ottenheimer Inpatient Center

By arhospice on November 13th, 2019 in Announcements, Locations, News

A. Reed Thompson, M.D. Meditation Room and Grace W. Dyer Sturgeon Family Room also celebrated Little Rock, Ark – Arkansas Hospice, the state’s largest provider of hospice services, recently cut the ribbon on and started providing care in its newly remodeled Ottenheimer Inpatient Center. Arkansas Hospice President and CEO Judy Wooten, Arkansas Hospice Foundation Executive […]

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 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 […]

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, […]

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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