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February 7, 2017     Press Release   Marsha Carter Director of Public Relations Office: (870) 414-4554 Fax: (870) 414-4905 Email: marsha.carter@NARMC.com   The Boone County Quilters, EHC are holding their annual quilting workshop on Thursdays from 9a – 12n February 2nd through March 9th at the First United Methodist Church, 1100 Bower Street in Harrison. Each w... Read More >

A big thank you to Anstaff Bank for the donation of a beautiful porch swing to Hospice of the Hills!... Read More >

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and hospice and palliative care organizations across Arkansas are reaching out to raise awareness about the highest quality care for all people coping with serious and life-limiting illnesses.   “Every year, nearly 1.6 million people living with a serious or life-limiting illness receive care from hospice and palliative care provi... Read More >

It was great to have Mayor Sherrell and Judge Hathaway on hand at the Hospice House this morning to issue a proclamation recognizing November as National Hospice and Pallative Care Month.... Read More >

Learning about your care options if you or a loved one is facing a serious or life-limiting illness can offer hope during difficult times. Hope to live life as fully as possible – even up to the final moment.   Hospice brings you and your family compassionate care when a cure isn’t possible.   Palliative Care provides comfort and support earlier in the course of a se... Read More >

Ang Pereira, LMSW medical social worker put a call out for patriotic or military veteran themed quilts and the Night-N-Gales Evening Quilt Guild answered the call. Hospice of the Hills is in the beginning stages of a program focused on respectful inquiry, compassionate listening and grateful acknowledgment for all military veterans who receive care in the hospice house. For patients who are vetera... Read More >

Hospice care in the Hospice House is delivered under 2 circumstances under the Hospice Medicare Federal Regulations.   #1 - General Inpatient. If the need for pain control or symptom management cannot be managed in the home setting or the place of residence of the patient. Medicare is very specific that the following must be occurring: pain or symptom crisis; severe nausea/vomiting; advance... Read More >

Hospice of the Hills is the proud recipient of a flag pole installed by C. J. Waters and Boy Scout Troup 60. Recently the dedication ceremony took place at the Hospice House to officially spotlight C.J.'s Eagle Scout project. Continuing Hospice’s efforts to recognize our military veterans, we are focused on respectful inquiry, compassionate listening and gr... Read More >

One of the mission's of Hospice of the Hills is to honor those military Veteran's admitted to the Hospice House by providing a patrotic-themed quilt to use during their stay. This is a small token of thanks, solace, and remembrance to those who serve in harm’s way to protect and defend our lives and freedoms. The quilts are made by the loving hands of volunteers who wish ... Read More >

Rooms are available free of charge to the family members of those hospice patients who qualify to be admitted to the Hospice House for a short-term stay. "When you come into a medical setting, typically, it's white walls and it just feels sterile and uncomfortable," Ang Pereira, social worker. "We know there's no place like home, but we have tried to make it feel homey, warm, and welcoming."... Read More >

Recently, we engaged with area middle schools to ask for their help in making some calendars that we hoped would brighten up the rooms at the Hospice House.  The response we received was tremendous and the work the students did was even better.  We're looking forward to these calendars becoming a fixture at the House and the opportunity it gives us to go into the community and share more... Read More >

In an effort to recognize and honor military veterans and their families who come to Hospice of the Hills, we now have these beautiful door hangings that will stay with the family after their loved one passes.... Read More >

Boone County Judge Robert Hathaway and Harrison Mayor Dan Sherrell recently honored Hospice of the Hills with a joint proclamation for National Hospice Month.  Read more.... Hospice of the Hills Hospice House is located at 501 East Sherman. For more information call 1-800-368-7408 or (870) 414-4100. ... Read More >

Since 2004, the Banfield Charitable Trust (BCT) has been working to keep pets and their people together through a program called, Pet Peace of Mind.The program recognizes and actively supports the unique bond between hospice patients and their Pets. This groundbreaking national program enables not-for-profit hospice patients to keep their pets at home with them throughout their end-of-li... Read More >

Hi, this is Jerry Jackson.  I am pleased to announce we are now in the process of the much needed expansion to the Hospice House.  One of the larger expenses we will encounter is furnishing the patient rooms.  If you have had a loved one in the Hospice House and would like to honor them by naming a room in their memory, now is the time. Please call me at 870.365.5536. and thank Yo... Read More >

SPAGHETTI DINNER FUND RAISERDate: Sunday March 10th 2013Time: 11am - 2pm RANCH HOUSE RESTAURANT805 Hwy 62/65 North, Harrison, AR 72601ALL PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT HOSPICE of the HILLS Sponsered by: Freedom Riders - Chapter, Brothers of the Third Wheel & Ranch House Resturant Co-Sponsers: Hudson's Grocery - Edwards Grocery - Country Mart Pepsi - Walmart - Harrison Sign - First Federal Bank - Pipp... Read More >

Expansion progress is being made to the Hospice House.... Read More >

The Freedom Riders presented Hospice of the Hills with checks totaling $404. The funds were raised from a chili dinner held recently at Neighborhood Diner. At the time of the chili dinner, they had no way of knowing that Hospice of the Hills patient, Brother David "Bubba" Simpson, would lose his battle to cancer just a week later.  The Hospice of the Hills Board voted to help the Si... Read More >

Chili Supper to Benefit Hospice of the Hills! SATURDAY JANUARY 12, 2013 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. NEIGHBORHOOD DINER 1112 N. MAIN STREET HARRISON, AR Sponsored by: Neighborhood Diner &"Freedom Riders"  ... Read More >

PRESS RELEASE: Harrison, December 11, 2012 – Hospice of the Hills, Inc. recently received a $5,000 grant from the Walton Family Foundation.  This was the second $5,000 grant received from the Walton Family Foundation within the past six months to enhance the quality of life for residents in our area. Each year the Directors of the Walton Family Foundation ask Community Publishers, Inc.... Read More >

Members of the customer service department of FedEx Freight enhanced the lives of Hospice House families and patients by donating over 30 FedEx Cares totes full of personal care and comfort items as their 2012 FedEx Cares project.    The FedEx Cares program is a program of volunteerism in support of United Way, in which FedEx employees give their time to help improve the community in wh... Read More >

Hospice of the Hills is holding their annual Twenty Is Plenty campaign through Friday October 19, 2012.  On Oct. 19 there will be a local, all-day, live radio telethon to support the Hospice House.  Those who want to give can call (870) 365-2020; donations can also be made from the website: www.hospiceofthehills.com. The initial campaign, which began about five years ago, runs for 30 da... Read More >

North Arkansas Regional Medical Center (NARMC) and the Hospice of the Hills hosted a Business After Hours on Thursday, Sept. 27, on the first floor of the patient tower. Vince Leist, NARMC president and CEO, welcomed the crowd and gave some history of the Hospice House. Leist said, the idea formed in the minds of three women in 1992.  A history section on the new Hospice of the Hills we... Read More >

The Hospice House board of directors put out an appeal about 2-1/2 months ago that they were $100,000 short in their campaign to expand the facility. Last week, some of the those same officials said they are ready to break ground and start expansion of the Hospice House off the northeast corner of the intersection of the North Chestnut Street and East Sherman Avenue. Hospice House Board membe... Read More >

The word is out that Hospice of the Hills is in the middle of a fundraiser with an anonymous donor pledging $50,000 for matching funds, but the new word out is that the donor is no longer anonymous.  Hospice needs $100,000 more for expansion, and Roger and Patty Harness have agreed to donate up to half the entire amount.   Roger explained that they’ve been familiar with Hospi... Read More >

There is some confusion in the community as to the terms, Hospice, Hospice House and Hospice of the Hills.  End-of-Life care can be provided in the patient’s home by the hospital through their Hospice of the Hills in-home care.  If a terminally ill patient wants care in a home, their only choice in Harrison is the NARMC Hospice of the Hills – Hospice House.   Vince Lie... Read More >