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.

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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Easy Ways to Give Back to Duet

Easy Ways to Give Back to Duet

It’s almost November, which means that it’s time for holiday shopping. Whether you’re picking up supplies for your gathering with family and friends, or presents for loved ones, there are two easy ways to support Duet by doing the shopping you were already planning...

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Duet in Need of Summer Volunteers to Help Seniors

Duet in Need of Summer Volunteers to Help Seniors

By Sam Romero, Communications Intern Many isolated elders and homebound adults are without vital services such as transportation to doctor’s appointments and trips to the grocery store this summer. Currently, there are 74 homebound adults waiting to be matched with...

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Welcome Our New Executive Director, Ann Wheat

Welcome Our New Executive Director, Ann Wheat

On behalf of the Duet Board of Directors, we are delighted to announce the appointment of Ann Wheat as Executive Director, effective June 12. We know many of you have been following our leadership transition over the past few months, and we greatly appreciate your...

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Make the Most of Your Time, Become a Duet Volunteer

Make the Most of Your Time, Become a Duet Volunteer

By Jessica Synder “What’s not to like? I meet new people regularly who genuinely appreciate our assistance,” says Don Dhondt about volunteering with Duet after he retired from his career of 42 years. Honeywell hired Don right out of high school in 1965. He serviced...

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