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As Baby Boomers age and medical science advances, more and more people with chronic illnesses are living longer lives.

Communities are looking for better ways to provide care – for the well-being of the patients and to keep spiraling healthcare costs in check.

Arizona Palliative Home Care’s approach is at the vanguard of this effort. The program has been featured in the news. See below to view press releases and articles.

Media inquiries should be directed to Beverly Medlyn, communications director, 602.636.6320, bmedlyn@hov.org.

February 05, 2014

Arizona Republic
By Gremlyn Bradley-Waddell

Think the terms palliative care and hospice care are interchangeable?

Think again.

“All hospice patients get palliative care. But not all palliative care patients get hospice...

January 21, 2013

Horizons newsletter, Winter 2013

Gilbert Ayala’s world has always revolved around one thing: Taking care of others. As a husband, as a father, as a business owner. Since he married and started working at the young age of 13, Ayala has...

January 10, 2013

Horizons newsletter, Winter 2013

Lisa Underdown was 30, working as a student services manager at the University of Phoenix, when a seemingly simple fall led to a serious medical diagnosis—brain cancer.

What followed was an...

May 07, 2012

 

The Arizona Republic/azcentral.com

Susie Steckner, communications specialist for Hospice of the Valley, submitted this article.

February is American Heart Month and a time to consider a startling statistic: One in...

April 23, 2012

The Arizona Republic
Submitted by Susie Steckner

Not too long ago, Mesa resident Maria de Jesus Lopez couldn’t walk and was losing weight. But when her family turned to Arizona Palliative Home Care (AZPHC) for help, Lopez...

April 23, 2012

The Arizona Republic
Submitted by Susie Steckner, communications specialist for Hospice of the Valley

Scottsdale resident Charles "Chris’" Christy has many needs that often go far beyond medical treatment as he battles cancer....