More Than Medication: Hospice Care Expands

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 4:16pm
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(Photo courtesy Hospice of the Valley)
Debbie Shumway

Hospice care has become much more common across the country, and Arizona is no exception.

Hospice of the Valley, one of the most prominent organizations here, has been around more four decades. Recently, the 1,400 employee non-profit elevated Debbie Shumway to the position of executive director.

KJZZ's Here and Now spoke with Shumway about dealing with death and the evolution of hospice care.