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
Media Contact: David Edwards 469-600-4274 firstname.lastname@example.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
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
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
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
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
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
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: email@example.com 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: firstname.lastname@example.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
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
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
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 […]
I have nothing but the best things to say about Arkansas Hospice. They were so good to my Dad before he passed away. The love and care, compassion they showed to my dad was priceless. The nurses and CNA’s that took care of my Dad are the best and always be the best.
We are just starting our dad’s final journey and Arkansas Hospice has been a blessing. They’ve taught us so much already and provide as much support and comfort to the family as they do my dad. I’m grateful they’ll be walking this final path with us.
I love Arkansas Hospice. Every single employee has a heart of gold and takes the best care of their patients.
I would not hesitate at all to recommend this provider for anyone who is considering hospice care for themselves or for a loved one.
Arkansas Hospice took care of my Mom before she passed. It was my first experience with any hospice and I was amazed. They took such great care of her. They treated her with dignity and respect until the end.
So many thanks for the way your staff treated my very dear friend, Jeff, as he raced toward the finish line. Words can’t express my gratitude for helping us to care for him and keep him comfortable. Top-notch professionalism and immediate responses to requests for assistance.