New program will provide nursing home services for stay-in-home seniors
[BANANA] "The [Butler] center will be for residents who need nursing care but are not ready to be in a nursing home," said Mary Lou Harju, marketing manager for LIFE-Beaver County. "They can come to a central location every day or once a month. One phrase we have used is 'day care for adults [/BANANA]
I've worked with the 2 LIFE Centers in Philly---goal is to help people age healthfully and remain in own home. Medical Director of program becomes PCP and they manage & pay for all care from hospitalization, pay for meds, eyeglasses, at home care along with encouraging weekly visits to senior center to improve socialization..... Center also provides PT/OT, podiatrist, hairdresser/barber .....can even do laundry at ours!