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Allen Health Care Services Finalizes Acquisition of First Care of New York

September 5, 2018

FOREST HILLS, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 5, 2018--Allen Health Care Services, a premier agency providing the highest quality patient care, and part of the Elara Caring network of companies, today announced the completion of its acquisition of First Care of New York, Inc. First Care served approximately 900 patients, primarily in the five boroughs of New York City.

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“We are pleased to add First Care’s patients to the 66,000 patients Elara Caring and our subsidiaries provide outstanding home health care to every day,” said G. Scott Herman, CEO of Elara Caring. “Growing our business in part through acquisitions in markets we already serve is one component of our overall growth plan, and we believe this transaction tracks nicely with our overall strategy. Expanding our services in the New York City area fits nicely with our mission of providing the right care, at the right time, in the right place.”

In order to ensure the continuity of care for First Care’s patients, Allen does not plan to restructure the First Care team.

About Elara Caring

Elara Caring is one of the nation’s largest providers of home-based care, with a national footprint in the Northeast, Midwest and Southwest. Elara brings together three award-winning organizations – Great Lakes Caring, National Home Health Care, and Jordan Health Services— into one transformational company, which provides the highest-quality comprehensive care continuum of personal care, skilled home health, and hospice care. The company is comprised of 32,500 caregivers serving over 66,000 patients and their families daily, in 225 locations across 16 states and focused on providing our patients with the “right care, at the right time, in the right place.”

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CONTACT: For Allen Health Care Services:

Chris Hardman, 303-478-8432

chardman@nhhc.net

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA NEW YORK

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: SENIORS HEALTH CONSUMER GENERAL HEALTH

SOURCE: Allen Health Care Services

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