Our Vision:

A community where every person ages with compassion, dignity and hope.

Our Mission:

A community where everyone ages with compassion, dignity and hope.

Welcome to the new Duet blog!

We’re excited to have this space to showcase all of the wonderful news, stories, events and more going on with Duet.

So, who are we?
Duet: Partners In Health & Aging is a nonprofit, interfaith organization that promotes health and well-being through a broad range of services to homebound adults, family caregivers, faith communities and grandfamilies. Our services are free-of-charge and available across the Phoenix metro area.
In this blog we’ll share the stories of those we serve – family caregivers, grandparents raising grandchildren, homebound adults and their volunteers, and faith community nurses. We’ll also be showcase our upcoming events, new initiatives and provide you with an inside look into the wonderful people who are part of our mission. We’ll update this blog regularly with ways you can get involved as well—because you, all of our supporters—are at the heart of what we do.

So please bookmark this page and check back often – we will update it frequently. Also be sure to keep in touch over Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn; we’ll be sharing our blog posts there too!

Together, we can reach our vision of a community where every person ages with compassion, dignity and hope.

Six Easy Ways to Build a Strong Estate Plan

Six Easy Ways to Build a Strong Estate Plan

Taking the time to create an estate plan can help you decide how to distribute the hard-earned resources you have accumulated throughout your lifetime. It not only provides your loved ones with clear direction and guidance from you but is also a gift of love for your...

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Duet Welcomes New Board President and Members

Duet Welcomes New Board President and Members

Ellen Dean, pictured, is Duet's new Board president.  Duet recently welcomed a new Board of Directors president and four new members. Long-time Duet supporter and volunteer Ellen Dean, a certified financial planner, is now the president of the Duet Board of Directors....

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A Grandfamily Comes Full Circle with Duet

A Grandfamily Comes Full Circle with Duet

By Emma Wolff Barbara Covey is one of more than 60,000 grandparents in Arizona who are responsible for raising their grandchildren. Across the U.S., this number is estimated to be more than 2.6 million. Raising grandchildren is nothing short of life altering for...

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In Memory of The Rev. Dr. Dosia Carlson

In Memory of The Rev. Dr. Dosia Carlson

With heavy hearts, we share that Duet’s founder, The Rev. Dr. Dosia Carlson, succumbed to complications from COVID-19.  She passed peacefully at 8 p.m. January 13, two days following her 91st birthday.  Only days before her passing, we were preparing to feature her...

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Join Us as We Celebrate Giving Tuesday on December 1

Join Us as We Celebrate Giving Tuesday on December 1

This Giving Tuesday, December 1, Duet: Partners In Health & Aging will inspire the community to volunteer, donate, and ask for help in support of its mission to promote health and well-being through vitally needed services to homebound adults, family caregivers,...

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A Faith Community Nurse Focuses on Education

A Faith Community Nurse Focuses on Education

By Will Everett, Duet Communications Intern As a faith community nurse and the director of health ministries at King of Glory Lutheran Church in Tempe, Karen Hernandez has many important responsibilities in her congregation. Karen has been a faith community nurse...

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Duet Raises $130,770 at Poinsettia Tea Fundraiser

Duet Raises $130,770 at Poinsettia Tea Fundraiser

On December 15, Duet held its 29th Annual Poinsettia Tea at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale where more than 430 supporters gathered together for an afternoon of tea, entertainment, and giving. The event raised $130,770 in net proceeds benefiting Duet’s mission to promote...

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