• 501.375.1300
  • 411 S. Victory Street, Ste 205 Little Rock, AR

About Hospice & Palliative Care Association of Arkansas


The Hospice and Palliative Care Association of Arkansas (HPCAA) is a statewide, public benefit, nonprofit membership organization dedicated to ensuring access to high quality hospice and comfort care for all Arkansans.

Our mission is to promote awareness of and access to high quality hospice and palliative care.  We represent our member hospice and palliative care providers on advocacy issues and support their efforts to serve as an integral component of the health care system of Arkansas.


Hospice and Palliative Care Association of Arkansas promotes quality end-of-life care and serves its members in their public service goals. HPCAA serves the following purposes in meeting our larger mission:

  • To be a common voice for HPCAA members in issues surrounding end-of-life care.
  • To be a catalyst for improving end-of-life care in Arkansas.
  • To represent its members on hospice and end-of-life care matters in state federal policy-making.
  • To be a focal point in Arkansas for communications with the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.
  • To provide educational opportunities for its members and the community on end-of-life care issues.
  • To promote hospice care in Arkansas.
  • To encourage recognition of hospice volunteers throughout Arkansas.
  • To serve as a communication conduit among HPCAA members.
  • To promote high standards for hospice care in Arkansas.
  • To uphold the highest ethical standards among its members.


HPCAA appreciates any support whether through volunteering at a hospice organization or by gifts of financial support. Please contact the HPCAA office for volunteer information. Financial support may be mailed to the address listed below or credit/debit card processing may be done by calling the HPCAA office.
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Executive Director
Lisa Vaden
411 S. Victory Street, Ste 205
Little Rock, AR 72201
Work: 501-375-1300
Fax: 501-375-1375
Email: ExecutiveDirector@hpcaa.org


Paula Hartz
Washington Regional Hospice
34 Colt Square, Ste 1
Fayetteville, AR 72703
Work: 479-463-7385
Email: phartz@wregional.com

Vice President
Judy Wooten
Arkansas Hospice, Inc.
14 Parkstone Circle
North Little Rock, AR 72116
Work: 501-748-3325
Email: jwooten@arkansashospice.org
NHPCO Regulatory Committee

Secretary / Treasurer
Macy Braswell
2301 Champagnolle Rd.
El Dorado, AR 71730
Work: 866-378-0388
Email: mmbraswell@lifetouchhospice.org

Member at Large
Greg Wood
Hospice of the Ozarks
701 Burnett Drive
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Work: 870-508-1771
Email: gwood@hospiceoftheozarks.org
NHPCO Board Vice-Chair
NHPCO Public Policy Committee, Chair

Member at Large

Member at Large
Kelly Gadison
Kindred at Home / Gentiva
10800 Financial Centre Parkway, Ste 380
Little Rock, AR 72211
Work: (501) 533-8440
Email: kelly.gadison@gentiva.com

Member at Large
Jim Petrus
Peachtree Hospice
2910 Jenny Lind, #4
Ft. Smith, AR 72901
Work: 479-494-0100
Email: jpetrus@pthfs.com
Board President - Reynolds Cancer Support House, Ft. Smith

Member at Large - Palliative Care
Eve deMontmollin, RN, CPN
Arkansas Children's Hospital
PalCare Specialty Nurse
1 Children's Way
Little Rock, AR 72202
Work: 501.364.6657
Email: demontmolline@archildrens.org
ACH Bioethics Advisory Board

Community Representative
Dr. Timothy Boling
Central Arkansas Veterans Health Care System - Palliative Care
4300 West 7th Street
Little Rock, AR 72205
Work: 501-257-6599
Email: timothy.voling@va.gov

Central Region
Kathy Jones
Arkansas Hospice, Inc.
14 Parkstone Circle
North Little Rock, AR 72116
Work: 501-748-3333
Email: kjones@arkansashospice.org

Northeast Region
Donna Nelson-Lowe
St. Bernard's Hospice
1726 Marie Circle
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Work: 870-935-6310
Email: dnelsonlowe@sbrmc.org

Northwest Region
Catherine Grubbs
Circle of Life Hospice
901 Jones Road
Springdale, AR 72762
Work: 479-750-6632
Email: cgrubbs@nwacircleoflife.org

Southern Region
Cindy Mounts
Ouachita County Med Center Hospice
685 California Ave
Camden, AR 71701
Work: 870-836-6055
Email: cmounts@ouachitamedcenter.com

Palmetto Representative
Judy Wooten
Arkansas Hospice, Inc.
14 Parkstone Circle
North Little Rock, AR 72116
Work: 501-748-3325
Email: jwooten@arkansashospice.org

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