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Agape Care Group Continues Expansion Strategy in the Southeast Region With the Acquisition of Integrity Hospice in Georgia

By The Associated Press

SPARTANBURG, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 20, 2021--

(Agape Care), a leading hospice and palliative care in the Southeast region announced today it has acquired based in Dublin, Georgia. With the addition of Integrity Hospice to its portfolio, Agape Care now covers 45% of the state of Georgia with a team of 210 employees and a patient census of 300. Regionally, the company provides care in all 46 counties in South Carolina and has a total of 1,060 employees caring for 2,100 patients in both South Carolina and Georgia.

“We welcome the Integrity team to the Agape Care family. It’s exciting to continue our growth in Georgia as we work to bring high quality, end of life care to more communities across the state,” said Troy Yarborough, chief executive officer of Agape Care Group. “Our vision is to become the premier provider of care in the Southeast known for our superior patient-family experience, delivering the highest quality care, and building a culture of excellence.”

Agape Care takes a localized approach to patient care with strong roots and involvement in each market it serves. The company recently acquired Serenity Hospice in Georgia as well, expanding the number of patients that will have the opportunity to receive the level of quality care that Agape Care offers.

Agape Care is known for adopting innovative practices such as predictive modeling and being a great place to work with a strong culture based on integrity.

“We are thrilled to become part of Agape Care,” said Robert Reed, chief executive officer of Integrity Hospice. “The organization is aligned with our focus on compassionate care and culture of service so it’s a great fit. Our team looks forward to building the future together.”

Integrity Hospice of Georgia will continue to operate under its current name and brand in the near term and terms of the deal are not disclosed.

ABOUT AGAPE CARE GROUP

As a regional leader in hospice and palliative care, Agape Care Group proudly serves more than 1,800 patients across South Carolina and Georgia. The company’s ~1,000 employees are committed to serving with love those touched by an advanced illness, providing comfort and support through compassionate care and meaningful experiences. Agape Care Group offers hospice and palliative services across multiple settings and is renowned for its superior patient-family experience and expertly trained professionals.

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CONTACT: Tracie LaFroscia, Director of Marketing

Agape Care Group

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA GEORGIA SOUTH CAROLINA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: GENERAL HEALTH HOSPITALS HEALTH NURSING MANAGED CARE

SOURCE: Agape Care Group

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PUB: 07/20/2021 08:00 AM/DISC: 07/20/2021 08:01 AM

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