DENVER, April 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As of April 4, 2017, InnovAge has acquired Kissito PACE of Roanoke in Roanoke, Va. The Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) is as an alternative to nursing homes and is designed to keep seniors living in their own homes and communities for as long as safely possible. Participants in PACE are primarily dually eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid. The new InnovAge program will be known as InnovAge Virginia PACE – Roanoke Valley.
"Our passion and mission at InnovAge is to provide services to the most vulnerable seniors to help them age in their own homes with dignity," said Maureen Hewitt, president and chief executive officer at InnovAge. "For more than 20 years, PACE has been the core of our business. We are very pleased to be able to serve the Roanoke Valley's frailest seniors, and we look forward to expanding the number of older adults currently benefiting from PACE."
"We are excited to be working with InnovAge, an experienced PACE provider who shares our commitment to quality care and focus on the participant," said Josh McGilliard, executive director of the InnovAge PACE Center in Roanoke. "InnovAge's experience with PACE will allow us to reach even more eligible seniors in the Roanoke area."
InnovAge serves approximately 3,600 PACE participants and is the largest PACE provider in the U.S. based on participants served. The company has nine PACE centers across Colorado, California, New Mexico, and now Virginia. Based in Colorado, InnovAge offers a broad range of services for seniors in need of care and support to remain independent in their homes and communities. InnovAge services include in-home care services, healthcare and day programs, care management, memory loss programs, and affordable senior housing. The company has a strong record of innovation, quality and sensitivity to the needs of staff and participants.
Kissito PACE of Roanoke opened in 2013 and currently serves 106 participants, with many potentially eligible participants living in the program's service area.
As a leader in senior care, InnovAge is committed to empowering seniors and caregivers by creating a personalized roadmap for aging based on an individual's unique and evolving needs. InnovAge is the largest provider of the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) based on participants served. The company is committed to keeping seniors independent and vibrant for as long as possible in their own homes for as long as safely possible. InnovAge has supported and cared for thousands of seniors since 1991 and currently operates in California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Virginia, with more than 1,000 employees. InnovAge is headquartered in Denver, CO. For more information, visit www.MyInnovAge.com.
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