Providing a home for end-of-life care where every life matters.

Debbie Jacobs

Thank you again for everything. I know I made a good decision in placing my beloved father in your care. I’m glad his last days were in a peaceful quiet place.

Pam Akin

“My Mother’s stay at The Open Arms House was for 2 short months but in that time, we spent what felt like an eternity of love, laughter, tears, deep conversations, and sad goodbyes. We owe a debt of gratitude and thankfulness to each of the Staff, Board of Directors...

Family of Shirley Sola

My family and I will never be able to thank you enough for the loving care that was given to our loved one in your beautiful home. We could never have imagined a place where every little detail was recognized and attended to. It felt like each employee had been...

Family of Mick Loeffler

In the words of sister, Linda Huerta: “The Open Arms House was a blessing and answer to prayers for Mick and our family. We know he was thankful to be here and appreciated the kind and respectful care given to him from the time of our arrival throughout his stay and...

Linda Barlogio

I’ve probably written this note a hundred times in my head, but it never seems to convey the deep gratitude I feel towards all of you. Your knowledge and confidence helped me keep my sanity and understand the process of dying. The love and compassion from all of you...

Our Journey

Read more about how the vision of The Ruth Wood Open Arms House became a reality.

How You Can Help

Join us in a way that is meaningful to you. Every gift of time, talent, and expertise impacts our guests and their loved ones.


Welcome Desk Host/Hostess, Clerical Assistant, Special Events Assistant


Friendly Assistant, Scrapbook Assistant, Activities Assistant, Pet Therapy, 11th Hour Volunteer, NODA (No One Dies Alone) Volunteer


Yard Maintenance, Handyperson, Household Assistant, Meal Preparer, Laundry Assistant