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August 13, 2014

The New Song Center for Grieving Children is offering training to become a volunteer grief support group facilitator. The next five-class series begins 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sept. 13 at Hospice of the Valley’s central Phoenix office, 1510 E. Flower...

July 31, 2014

Anabell Castro Thompson, nurse practitioner and director of Hospice of the Valley’s Hispanic program, has been chosen president-elect of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses for 2014–2016. She was elected and installed during the July...

July 23, 2014

Hospice of the Valley has received a $132,000 grant from the Del E. Webb Foundation to construct a dementia education center on the grounds of Gardiner Home, the nation’s first palliative care unit dedicated solely to caring for hospice dementia...

July 23, 2014

Hospice of the Valley was awarded a $200,000 grant this month from BHHS Legacy Foundation to develop and evaluate a program designed to improve the quality of life for people with dementia and their family caregivers.

The Palliative Care...

July 23, 2014

When family members can’t be with Irene Benedict, they are grateful for the support a specially trained care team provides at the Scottsdale assisted living facility where she lives.

Benedict is enrolled in Palliative Care for Dementia,...

July 23, 2014

Patients and families at Hospice of the Valley’s inpatient hospice home in Goodyear are enjoying new flat screen televisions in their rooms thanks to a generous donation from the Goodyear Police Officers Association Charity Foundation. The...

July 01, 2014

R.T. O’Sullivan’s Sports Grill in Mesa is a popular spot among locals and out-of-town visitors who want to watch sports and enjoy a bit of Irish hospitality. But the sports bar has another draw too: a charity golf tournament hosted by owners Ray...

June 25, 2014

Hospice of the Valley is offering a six-session workshop for daughters whose mothers have died. The meetings will be held 6 – 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday beginning Aug. 6 at the agency’s East Clinical office, 2020 E. Woodside Court in Gilbert....

June 16, 2014

Few tasks are more challenging than caring for a family member with dementia.

Increased mortality, poor physical health, decreased immune function, increased emotional distress, social isolation, depression and anxiety are among the...

June 12, 2014

The Over the Hill Gang/Scottsdale – a group of East Valley classic car enthusiasts – presented Hospice of the Valley with a $5,000 donation on June 11.

The donation came from proceeds from the club’s March 29 Classic Car Show at Schnepf...

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