Your not-for-profit hospice in Arizona since 1977...

Hospice of the Valley provides compassionate end-of-life care. We support patients and families and relieve suffering in all realms – physical, emotional and spiritual. Our staff is available 24/7. Most services are delivered in patients’ homes. We serve thousands of families every day throughout central Arizona, including greater Phoenix. No one is ever turned away from Hospice of the Valley, regardless of insurance status or financial means. For assistance, call 602.530.6900 or click here.   

In the Spotlight

Lin Sue’s book-signing
Nurse of the Year
PCD: Dementia Care
Living will forms

Off Camera: Lin Sue Cooney


Come meet broadcasting icon Lin Sue Cooney on Friday, Oct. 9, as she signs copies of her book “Off Camera: A collection of essays about children and families.” The $20 paperback benefits Hospice of the Valley, the not-for-profit where Cooney now serves as director of community engagement. The event runs from 5–7 p.m. at Changing Hands bookstore, 300 W. Camelback Road, Phoenix. “Off Camera” contains essays Cooney wrote for Raising Arizona Kids, which published the book as a tribute. Information: 602-274-0067 changinghands.com, raisingarizonakids.com.

Living in the present


Take a minute to de-stress and just breathe by clicking here for a sample of mindfulness practice offered by Hospice of the Valley.

Nurse of the Year


Ann Schneidman, a pulmonary clinical nurse specialist at Hospice of the Valley, has been honored as 2016 Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse of the Year by the national Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center based in Pittsburgh. Click here for more. 

Palliative Care for Dementia


Our Palliative Care for Dementia program supports people with dementia at early and mid-stages who are not on hospice. Click here to learn more. Click here to watch a 12News story about the program.

Planning ahead​ 


How do you want to be cared for at the end of life? What health care would you want – or not want? Now is the time to think about it, talk about it with your loved ones and record your wishes. Learn about advance care planning and download free forms.

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