Palliative care and community-based hospice care for the greater Atlanta area.
Optum Palliative and Hospice Care, formerly Evercare Hospice & Palliative Care, is a CHAP accredited hospice provider that brings clinical excellence and compassionate care to patients and their loved ones facing serious illness. Hospice care provided by Optum is delivered by our provider-led, interdisciplinary care team who helps reduce suffering for the patient and loved ones.
Optum can also provide palliative care consults, specialized care that supplements curative therapies for patients with a serious illness. Through these services, Optum helps patients and their families continue to live each day to the fullest.
Our palliative and hospice care team members are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you believe a patient or loved one is ready for our care services, please call 770-417-2018.
Our hospice program provides community-based bereavement services to help grieving families and loved ones find peace and comfort. Through our services, bereaved loved ones can receive information and resources to help support them through their grief or choose to participate in our grief support groups. To learn more, contact us.
With varied life experiences, individual strengths and unique personalities, volunteers are a vital part of the hospice team, serving as inspiration to patients, families and staff. In return, many people who volunteer with Optum Palliative and Hospice Care find it brings meaning and purpose to their lives.
To learn about our volunteer opportunities, contact us.
Here are some of the many compassionate and talented individuals on our care team.
Eric Williams, Executive Director
Dr. Victor Alvarez, Medical Director
Dr. Lisa Gillespie, Associate Medical Director
Ginger Lewis, Clinical Services Manager
Dana Perryman, Clinical Services Manager
Felichia Paulk, Clinical Services Manager
Kelli Blount, Community Outreach Representative
Leslie Caswall, Community Outreach Representative
Carol Mullen, Community Outreach Representative
Andrea Teeple, Bereavement Coordinator
Dee Zeitounian, Volunteer Coordinator
Proud partner of the We Honor Veterans program.
With the unique needs of today's Veterans in mind, Optum Palliative and Hospice Care is proud to support specialized care for Veterans via the We Honor Veterans program.
To learn more, click here.