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
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.