LIFE Geisinger

LIFE Geisinger


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General Information
Description of ServiceThe LIFE Geisinger program is a federal and state sponsored health care model whose purpose is to serve frail elderly within our community who might otherwise be confined to a nursing home. LIFE Geisinger provides comprehensive healthcare services to meet the participant’s medical, social and emotional needs.
LIFE Geisinger is adult day health care and much more. It is a comprehensive program that provides on-call services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to individuals who are certified to need nursing home level of care. Primary care doctors and a team of health care professionals are in the center and are easily accessible to participants, even after hours.
Through an agreement with State government, LIFE Geisinger provides an all-inclusive care package of services, such as:  Adult Day Health Care
 Medical Care
 Nursing
 Chaplain Services
 Medication Management
 Social Services
 Recreational Therapy
 Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy
 Medical Equipment
 Nutritional Counseling
 Meals
 Personal Care
 Home Care
 Transportation
 Audiology
 Dentistry
 Psychological Services
 Optometry
 Podiatry
 Respite
LocationColumbia
Geographical AreaColumbia, Montour, Northumberland, Schuylkill
Intake RequirementsEligibility Requirements:
 Age 55+
 Live within designated service territory (portions of Columbia, Montour, Northumberland and Schuylkill Counties)
 Live safely within the community with LIFE Geisinger services
 Require Nursing Home Level of Care (as determined by Area Agency on Aging)
 Eligible for Medical Assistance (Medicaid) or be able to pay privately.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday 8:30am to 5:00pm through Friday 8:30 to 5:00pm
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Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Marc Varano
Contact's Position Outreach Coordinator
Contact's Phone 570-373-2100
Contact's Email mvarano@geisinger.edu
Physical Site Address 1 1100 Spruce st.
Physical Site City, State, Zip Kulpmont, PA 17834
Main Phone 570-373-2100
Fax 570-373-2101
Web Address www.lifegeisinger.org
 
Additional Information
Type of UpdateE-mail
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: LIFE Geisinger
Affiliated Program: LIFE Geisinger
This Service: LIFE Geisinger
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adult Day Health Programs (PH-0320.0400)
Adult Day Program Centers (PH-0320.0200)
Adult Day Programs (PH-0320)