Arkansas Hospice receives 2022 Hospice Honors awards

By arhospice on May 26th, 2022

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Arkansas Hospice, the state’s largest non-profit provider of hospice care, has been named a 2022 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 thousands of hospice […]

Arkansas Hospice presents the first Michael V. Aureli Compass Award to Sharon Aureli

By David Edwards on May 17th, 2022

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A highlight of Arkansas Hospice’s recent Party at the Plaza event was the presentation of the organization’s first Michael V. Aureli Compass Award to Sharon Aureli for her vital contributions to the nonprofit organization during its 30-year history. The award is named for Sharon’s late husband, Michael Aureli, who was […]

Arkansas Hospice to Host Volunteer Training in North Little Rock, Cabot, Searcy & Hot Springs

By arhospice on May 3rd, 2022

Arkansas Hospice, the state’s largest non-profit provider of hospice services, will host volunteer training sessions this month in North Little Rock, Cabot, Searcy and Hot Springs for anyone wanting to learn about the organization and its volunteer opportunities. Lunch will be provided for those who register to attend one of these sessions: North Little Rock: […]

Arkansas Hospice to Host Volunteer Training in Batesville

By arhospice on April 11th, 2022

Arkansas Hospice, the state’s largest non-profit provider of hospice services, will host a volunteer training session in Batesville on Saturday, April 30, for anyone wanting to learn about the organization and its volunteer opportunities. The training will begin at 9 a.m. in the Arkansas Hospice office at 3000 Jennings Lane, Suite C, and lunch will […]

Arkansas Hospice presents Party at the Plaza

By David Edwards on March 8th, 2022

North Little Rock, Ark. – Party at the Plaza, a community-oriented celebration of food, art, music and family fun will take place Saturday, April 23rd, at the Argenta Arts District and Argenta Plaza on Main Street in North Little Rock. The event will run from 2:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., and admission is free. The […]

Party at the Plaza media alert

By arhospice on February 10th, 2022

What:  Party at the Plaza benefiting Arkansas Hospice. The event will be a community-oriented celebration of food, art, music and family fun, with free concerts all day featuring multiple local, regional and national acts. Additional attractions will include the Paw-ty at the Plaza Dogtown Dog Costume Contest, virtual team fundraising and Scavenger Challenge, and the […]

Arkansas Hospice acquires First Choice Senior Care

By arhospice on January 26th, 2022

North Little Rock, Ark. – Arkansas Hospice, the state’s largest nonprofit provider of hospice services, announced today the acquisition of First Choice Senior Care (FCSC) of Little Rock. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Arkansas Hospice President and CEO Judy Wooten said, “The addition of FCSC to our family of companies is a wonderful […]

Arkansas Hospice celebrates 30th anniversary

By arhospice on January 17th, 2022

North Little Rock, Ark. – Arkansas Hospice, the state’s largest nonprofit provider of hospice care, announced “Caring for 30 Years” today as January 17th marks the organization’s 30th anniversary. Since its inception, the community-based, not-for-profit provider has grown from one location to ten regional offices and three inpatient centers that provide care for nearly 600 […]

Special podcast helps for coping with grief during holidays

By arhospice on December 14th, 2021

Contact:  David Edwards, Director of Communications Phone:  501-748-3303   Email:  dedwards@arkansashospice.org North Little Rock, Ark. – While the holidays are a joyful time for many, it can be a particularly difficult season for those struggling with the loss of a loved one. With that in mind, Arkansas Hospice is presenting a special holiday episode of its podcast, “Speaking of […]

Arkansas Hospice Elf Squad to brighten holidays for patients

By arhospice on December 6th, 2021

Contact:  David Edwards, Director of Communications Phone:  501-748-3303   Email:  dedwards@arkansashospice.org North Little Rock, Ark. – Arkansas Hospice is brightening the holidays for patients facing life-limiting illnesses through its Season of Giving Elf Squad. “Joining the Elf Squad is a wonderful way to bring joy to our patients,” said Harriet Hawkins, Arkansas Hospice’s Director of Volunteers. “Every year, we […]

Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home to mark a decade of patient care

By David Edwards on November 2nd, 2021

501.748.3303 dedwards@arkansashospice.org Media Alert What:   Thursday, Nov. 4th marks 10 years since the Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home served its first patient. To commemorate this milestone, a virtual celebration titled “A Decade of Patient Care” will be presented online to show how the eight-bed inpatient facility has impacted the community. Who:    The presentation will include […]

Arkansas Hospice celebrates first Season of Giving

By David Edwards on October 28th, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  David Edwards, Director of Communications Phone:  501-748-3303   Email:  dedwards@arkansashospice.org North Little Rock, Ark. – Arkansas Hospice, the state’s largest non-profit provider of hospice services, is launching its first-ever “Season of Giving” from November 1 through December 31 to celebrate, increase awareness, and raise funds to support the growing scope of its mission. The first […]

Arkansas Hospice awarded $50,000 grant to reach rural black communities

By David Edwards on September 27th, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  David Edwards, Director of Communications Phone:  501-748-3303   Email:  dedwards@arkansashospice.org North Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Hospice Foundation has received a $50,000 grant from the Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation to educate African American communities in rural Arkansas about the benefits of hospice and palliative care. Part of the Hillman Serious Illness and End […]

Party at the Plaza rescheduled for 2022

By David Edwards on August 13th, 2021

501.748.3303 dedwards@arkansashospice.org MEDIA ALERT Due to the rapid increase of COVID-19 cases in the state, Party at the Plaza has been rescheduled to Saturday, April 23rd, 2022. Concert headliners Kris Allen and Jason D. Williams are confirmed to appear for the rescheduled event, as well as other originally scheduled performers and exhibits. The event was […]

Arkansas Hospice Foundation receives $100,000 challenge grant from Windgate Foundation

By arhospice on July 20th, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  David Edwards, Director of Communications Phone:  501-748-3303   Email:  dedwards@arkansashospice.org North Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Hospice Foundation has been awarded a challenge grant of $100,000 by the Windgate Foundation designated for unrestricted program support for Arkansas Hospice. The funds will assist in operational costs to provide excellence in hospice and palliative care at […]

Party at the Plaza set for September 25th

By arhospice on June 14th, 2021

MEDIA ALERT What:  Party at the Plaza benefiting Arkansas Hospice. The event will be a community-oriented celebration of food, art, music and family fun, with free concerts all day featuring multiple local, regional and national acts. Additional attractions will include the Paw-ty at the Plaza Dogtown Dog Costume Contest,virtualteam fundraising that begins on July 1 […]

Arkansas Hospice launches grief support podcast

By arhospice on April 20th, 2021

“The pandemic has made an impact on everyone, including those who have experienced grief due to non-covid-19 related death,” said Ross, bereavement director for Arkansas Hospice. “Social distancing and isolation have wreaked havoc on families, funeral rituals, compounding so much grief and loss.”

Cookies of Kindness support Arkansas Hospice

By arhospice on February 9th, 2021

North Little Rock, Ark. (Feb. 5, 2021) – Arkansas Hospice and Blue Cake Company have baked up “Cookies of Kindness” to support the mission of the state’s largest nonprofit hospice care provider. Now through the end of February, a special arrangement of six Valentine heart shaped sugar cookies with encouraging messages of love and hope are […]

Dr. Brian Bell earns Fellow status from the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

By arhospice on January 26th, 2021

Media Contact: David Edwards Tel: 501-748-3303 Email: dedwards@arkansashospice.org NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Brian Bell, MD, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Arkansas Hospice, has been honored with the designation of being a Fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM). The Academy is the professional organization for physicians whose professional […]

Arkansas Hospice names Shannon Boshears Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer

By arhospice on January 13th, 2021

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Arkansas Hospice announced today that Shannon Boshears, CFRE, has been named Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer for the organization. She will oversee all fundraising, gift administration and strategic direction for the Arkansas Hospice Foundation while working alongside organizational leadership to provide support for the programs and services of Arkansas […]

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