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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