Frequently Asked Questions About the Journey Hospice Acquisition

Why did Agape Care Group decide to acquire Journey Hospice?

Agape Care Group continues to grow throughout the Southeast. The acquisition of Journey Hospice expands its presence to Louisiana and Alabama. Along with recent acquisitions of Hospice of the Carolina Foothills in North Carolina and GHC Hospice in Georgia and South Carolina earlier this year, Agape Care Group now serves patients in five states. 

How will this combined organization benefit patients and the community?

This acquisition will ensure patients in Louisiana and Alabama continue to have access to quality hospice care by utilizing the existing team and infrastructure at Journey Hospice and combining them with the team and resources at Agape Care Group. Strengthening existing quality care providers, as well as expanding our presence, will help increase the access patients in these two states have to high-quality hospice care. 

Who is on the leadership team?

The Agape Care leadership team will lead the combined organization.

  • Chief Executive Officer – Troy Yarborough
  • Chief Technology & Innovation Officer – Carry vandenMaagdenberg
  • Chief Operations Officer – Matt Winer
  • Chief Financial Officer– Jason Gerard
  • Chief Compliance Officer – Pamela Duncan
  • Medical Officer – Dr. Tiffany Richter
  • Vice President of Clinical Operations – Christopher Mitchell

These executives’ biographies can be found on our website:

What is the new name of the combined organization?

In the near term, the entities will continue to operate as Journey Hospice and Agape Care Group.

Will there be any changes or disruptions to patient care?

There will not be any disruptions to patient care. Patients will continue to receive excellent care from our team, and we plan to enhance our care options as well.

Who do we go to with questions/concerns?

We have established an email address for any additional questions:

In which counties in Alabama and Louisiana does the newly combined organization provide care?

With the acquisition of Journey Hospice, the Agape Care Group family of brands will serve patients in the following areas of the Southeastern United States: