Dayton-based hospice organization gets bigger

A Dayton-based hospice organization serving 34 counties is gaining a new affiliate.

Loving Care Hospice — based in London and Marysville in Central Ohio — has announced plans to join Ohio’s Hospice, a Wilmington Avenue-based not-for-profit organization.

Loving Care Hospice is a not-for-profit hospice which serves patients in Union and Madison counties. The organization began providing hospice services in 1993.

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“Our board and staff are excited to be affiliating with Ohio’s Hospice,” Annetta Dellinger, chair of Loving Care’s board, said in a statement. “We are the local hospice program in both Marysville and London. Joining with the strength of this non-profit affiliation, we are confident that our local hospice will be even more successful in caring for the patients we are privileged to serve.”

Established in 2013, affiliates of Ohio’s Hospice include Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton, Hospice of Central Ohio, Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County, Community Care Hospice, Ohio’s Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties and Ohio’s Community Mercy Hospice.

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Counties served by Ohio’s Hospice affiliates include Butler, Champaign, Clark, Clermont, Clinton, Franklin, Greene, Hamilton, Warren and other Ohio counties.

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