901 Jones Road | Springdale, AR 72762
1201 NE Legacy Parkway | Bentonville, AR 72712
Referrals: 479-872-3377

About Us

Earlene location

For over 26 years, patients and their family members have turned to Circle of Life for care and comfort. Circle of Life Hospice is the largest non-profit hospice in Northwest Arkansas serving Benton, Washington, Carroll, and Madison counties. Our caring demeanor and professionalism have made our name widely and immediately recognized as the hospice of choice in our area.

Circle of Life provides professional, caring treatment that is customized to the individual patient and is not bound by location. We bring hospice care to you wherever you live in Northwest Arkansas—whether it is in your home, a nursing home, or assisted living facility. Circle of Life Hospice professionals are available for questions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and will visit patients at night or on weekends if necessary.

Circle of Life cares for more than just patients. It provides many unique services for families and loved ones, including counseling and support groups. On-site social workers and chaplains along with talented staff and volunteers are dedicated to bringing comfort and relief to patients and loved ones.

Circle of Life is the largest non-profit hospice in Northwest Arkansas serving Benton, Carroll, Madison, and Washington counties.We are fully accredited and certified by the Arkansas Department of Health and Medicare.

Here’s Why Circle of Life is the Premier Hospice Provider in NWA:

  1. Circle of Life ranked in the top 12% nationally for employee and engagement satisfaction.
  2. When asked how families would rate our hospice, 90% gave a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 1-10.
  3. When families were asked if they would recommend our hospice to friends and family, 92% answered “Definitely, Yes.”

(Data Source: Medicare.gov/hospicecompare and Strategic Healthcare Programs Data.)

Mission & Values


Circle of Life is committed to compassionate end-of-life care for a person’s body, mind, spirit and family when there is no longer a cure.


Compassion – Demonstrating healing, caring, and understanding
Inclusion – Expressing openness and acceptance so that all experience validation
Respect – Treating all with honor and dignity
Comfort – Providing a peaceful, safe environment for body, mind, and spirit
Leadership – Genuinely living out the organization’s mission, vision, & values
Excellence – Exceeding expectations while upholding our values


Our vision is to become nationally recognized as the premier provider and educator for hospice and bereavement services in Northwest Arkansas.

Our Locations

Circle of Life Hospice
Earlene Howard Hospice Home
901 Jones Road
Springdale, AR 72762
Phone: 479-750-6632

Circle of Life Hospice Home at Legacy Village
1201 NE Legacy Parkway
Bentonville, AR 72712
Phone: 479-750-6632


Our Coverage Area

We serve families in Benton, Carroll, Madison and Washington counties.

Contact Us

If you believe that hospice care is the right choice for you or a loved one then please contact our office to schedule a free evaluation with one of our registered nurses. Circle of Life would be honored to care for you or your loved one during the end of life journey. Please call our direct referral line at 479-872-3377.

You can also send your questions by email to: info@nwacircleoflife.org.

If you need immediate assistance, please call us at 479-750-6632.

Contact Information

901 Jones Road
Springdale, AR 72762

1201 NE Legacy Parkway
Bentonville, AR 72712



Words of Thanks

  • Thank you so much for caring for our wonderful friends and families. Keep up the great work. We appreciate you so very much.
  • I just wanted to thank you so much for your help and kindness during my father's last days. You and your staff made a difficult situation so much easier for all involved. My family and I deeply appreciate all that you did for us.
  • Many thanks for the good care you gave our loved one.
  • Thank you for all the love, care and support you provided us. We are so grateful for our great opportunity to reconnect with mom and make lasting memories. You helped make mom's time with us better as she prepared you for her heavenly home.
  • The staff at Circle of Life will never know how much we appreciated the care given to our parents. Each of you is unique in your own ways.
  • Thank you for your wonderful care. Circle of Life is a wonderful place and we appreciate you all so much. Thank you for your kind and gentle care of our family member.
  • My family was so pleased with how you took such good care of my wife in her final days.
  • Thank you so much for the love and care of our loved one. Your kindness will live on in our hearts forever.
  • Your care of mom was such a blessing - at our home and at the hospice home. Such kindness and genuine love for those who are dying. You all provide such a valuable service. May God bless you in return.
  • Thank you so much for the excellent care of our loved one at this most difficult time of life.
  • Thank you so very much for the care and compassion you showed mom. She loved you all and you made her last year much better.
  • Many thanks to all of you for the wonderful thoughtfulness, care and kindness for our friend and his family in his final days.