Living Independence for the Elderly (LIFE)

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LIFE medical management services include the following:

  • An interdisciplinary team including a physician, nurse practitioner, nurses, social workers, dietician, recreational coordinator and rehabilitation therapists

  • An on ­call nurse and physician available 24 hours a day, seven days a week

  • Individualized, personal care

  • Support and assistance to caregivers and to family members involved in providing care

Based on an individual’s need, LIFE can provide the following services:

  • Adult day services
  • Personal care
  • Homecare, housekeeping and laundry
  • Recreational programs
  • Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapies
  • Transportation to the LIFE center and to medical appointments
  • Medication management
  • Meals/Assistance with meal preparation
  • Medical equipment
  • Equipment for safety in the home
  • Dentistry, Optometry and Audiology

LIFE also manages the participant’s medical care in a hospital, nursing home or other inpatient or outpatient setting by coordinating appointments and the services received.

A person is eligible for LIFE if he or she is:

  • 55 years of age or older
  • Having difficulty managing his or her own health­ related needs independently at home and meets a level of care determined by the Beaver County Office on Aging.
  • Eligible for Medicaid or able to pay privately
  • Living in Beaver or Lawrence County
  • Able to live safely at home with LIFE services