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About Golden Rule Hospice

Golden Rule Hospice is the vision of two seasoned hospice veterans operating together as a single provider. Our focus is on respecting the dignity and choices of our patients and their caregivers while providing compassionate support.

Meet the Co-Founders of Golden Rule Hospice

Don Edwards

Co-founder / CEO

Don Edwards is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Golden Rule Hospice. He’s been in the healthcare industry since 1980; with a primary focus in the homecare industry. His healthcare experience ranges from home infusion, home medical equipment, home health, healthcare consulting and hospice. His tenure in hospice spans from being the Chief Operating Officer of a national hospice company, to being the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Compassionate Hospice of North Georgia from 2006 to 2011.

During that time, he provided exceptional hospice care to patients and their families, within the 45 metro Atlanta counties. Don’s spent his career dedicated to ensuring that care was patient focused, with superior quality. Don’s goal is to continue providing superior quality to patients and families, within his community. Don resides in the Cumming area with his wife and children.

Don Edwards Co-founder / CEO in Golden Rule Hospice

Shelisa Glynn, R.N.

Co-founder / COO

Shelisa Glynn-Kendrick is the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Golden Rule Hospice. She’s worked in the healthcare field for 22 years and within the hospice community for 20 years. Throughout her tenure in hospice, Lisa’s worked for local and national hospice companies. She recently worked for nine years as the Director of Clinical Operations for one of the largest hospice organizations in Atlanta, overseeing multiple sites in Georgia and South Carolina.

Her healthcare experience includes Medical-Surgical, Oncology, Personal Care Homes, and Hospice Consulting. Lisa’s goal is to ensure that hospice care is provided with compassion, respect, and dignity. She’s spent her entire life in Georgia and understands the expectations of her community. Lisa resides in the metro Atlanta area with her husband and children.

Shelisa Glynn, R.N. Co-founder / COO in Golden Rule Hospice

Our Story

Golden Rule Hospice unites two seasoned Hospice veterans into a single provider, that focuses on the return of compassionate care and dignity to patients. With decades of experience on board, we have provided quality service to thousands of patients in the Atlanta area. Our company is staffed with only experienced personnel, that have dedicated their life’s work, to the caring of Hospice patients.

Why Choose Us?

  • We have decades of experience and have provided quality service to thousands of patients in Alpharetta and Atlanta. We have encountered a wide range of situations, and are trained and equipped to handle diverse scenarios.
  • Our company is staffed with experienced personnel who have dedicated their life’s work to the care of hospice patients.
  • We are the only area hospice to offer five levels of care including Transitional Care. That means that we surpass the support provided by 90% of area hospices in the final 7 days of life.
  • We are a local company, not a national one. That means that our staff—including our physicians and our owners—are available to you anytime you have questions or concerns.
  • Our approach is holistic, incorporating physical, emotional, and spiritual support. We respect the choices and dignity of patients and caregivers, and are dedicated to fulfilling those choices through with compassion.

See What Our Clients Are Saying About Us!

This company made the loss of our father a much less stressful situation than it could have been. They were incredibly compassionate and kind and RESPONSIVE.The nurses were kind and very helpful. We knew exactly what to look for throughout the process.And Chaplain Joe has become a family favorite and in fact, we have reached out to him as we mourn the loss of another family member.Do not hesitate to call this wonderful group of people if you’re experiencing a loss. Your loved one will appreciate the care they receive and you will not believe how light your burden can be made.
Such a great experience with Golden Rule Hospice! The whole staff is so helpful and wonderful about giving updates. Everyone who cared for my mother did their job professionally as well as being friendly and easy to talk to. So very thankful for all of the services including social worker, nurses, CNAs, pastors and office staff among others. It is comforting to know you have a team to help your loved one and their family. Our family cannot thank Golden Rule enough.
Excellent!! My husband and I really appreciated the support and assistance extend to our family during this difficult time from Golden Rule. Everyone that cared for my husband were great from Victoria, Reggie and the many other staff that help us along the way.We especially loved having Caroline. She is the gem!! She maded sure my husband had adequate supplies,and he was bathed properly, and she was always willing to teach me and share helpful tips regarding his care. She met all our expectations and more.Thank you Caroline!!John and Linda Paschal
Thank you!!!My husband and I really appreciated the support and assistance extend to our family during this difficult time. We especially loved our home health aide Caroline. She is the gem!! She maded sure my husband had adequate supplies,was bathed properly, and was comfortable sharing helpful tips on his care.
Caroline is professional, caring, knowledgeable, compassionate and has a great sense of humor. She thorough and able to assess and adjust to any situation to make her patients comfortable. My Mom loves Caroline and is excited to see her every time she visits.
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Find out why we were voted the Best Hospice in Alpharetta in 2019 and received the Hospice Honors award the same year. Please call us today at (470) 395-6567 to set up your consultation and get your loved ones the care they deserve.

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