3/30/2018

Members of Congress voice concerns with Medicare Advantage, Part D changes

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3/14/2018

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day Is March 14

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3/12/2018

How to Manage Medication Risks

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2/28/2018

Elder Care: Remaining at home

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1/4/2018

Cold weather prompts extra help for the elderly

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11/29/2017

Living Independence For the Elderly keeps older Pennsylvanians in their homes and communities

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11/28/2017

Hanover Township approves security releases for Freshpet, Senior LIFE

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11/22/2017

Helping People Find Ways to Pay for Home Care Services

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11/21/2017

Caregiver burnout is real, but not inevitable if you heed these warning signs

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11/21/2017

Wolf Administration Celebrates Living Independence For the Elderly’s 20th Anniversary in the Commonwealth

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11/7/2017

Caring for the senior community when family is far away

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11/6/2017

Program on technology, aging planned at Kutztown Community Library

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11/2/2017

Integrating assisted living, PACE generates good outcomes for residents, operators

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10/19/2017

State Medicaid Programs Look to Future, Despite Uncertainty

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10/13/2017

NPA Develops Audit Materials to Assist PACE Organizations with Compliance Efforts

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10/12/2017

How To Improve Health Care For People With Medicare And Medicaid

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10/3/2017

PACE 2.0: Charting a Course for Exponential PACE Growth

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9/29/2017

Oct. 1 Is United Nations International Day of Older Persons

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9/27/2017

Center that offers nursing home alternative for Dauphin County residents to hold grand opening

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9/26/2017

PACE Participates in Boston Initiative Targeting Chronically Homeless Seniors

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9/20/2017

The State of Transportation for Seniors

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9/5/2017

State's new mandatory health care program leaves local residents a choice to make

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8/30/2017

Informational meetings available on new Medicare/Medicaid program

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8/30/2017

State Medicaid changes will affect area seniors

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8/29/2017

Senior LIFE to hold meetings on Medicaid program changes

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8/28/2017

State changing Medical Services

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8/25/2017

Seniors need to familiarize with new healthcare program

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8/24/2017

AP-NORC Poll: Hispanics See Barriers to Nursing Care

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8/8/2017

YouScript and Grane Rx Partner to Reduce Adverse Drug Events Using Pharmacogenetics for PACE Industry

YouScript and Grane Rx announce today an agreement to deliver precision prescribing support to PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) organizations. More

8/5/2017

How Medicaid is popularizing single payer approaches to health care

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7/15/2017

Seniors — maybe you, too — need Medicaid-paid care

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6/8/2017

Lawmakers explore Medicare efficiency methods

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6/1/2017

House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee to Hold Medicare Advantage Hearing June 7

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5/16/2017

Get the care you need from the comfort of your own home

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5/10/2017

Churning Patients Through Care Settings at the End Of Life: An Interview with Shi-Yi Wang

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5/2/2017

Coordinating Care for Dual-Eligible Medicaid-Medicare Beneficiaries

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12/22/2016

Senior LIFE Altoona Location Set To Expand

Altoona, Pa — Senior LIFE Altoona Location, a Medicare and Medicaid approved long-term care program that provides complete medical care and supportive services for persons 55 years and older, is expanding their current center to better meet the needs of seniors in Altoona and the surrounding communities. The expansion is currently planned for completion by... More

12/15/2016

Senior LIFE Lehigh Valley Moves to New Location

Bethlehem, Pa. — Senior LIFE Lehigh Valley a Medicare and Medicaid approved long-term care program that provides complete medical care and supportive services for persons 55 years and older, is moving to a new, larger location to better service the seniors in the Lehigh Valley community. The move is expected to be completed by January... More

07/01/2016

Senior LIFE Uniontown Welcomes New Physician

Edgar A. Boone, M.D. has joined the medical staff at Senior LIFE Uniontown as a Primary Care Physician. Dr. Boone received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh and is board certified in Family Medicine. He had a private practice in Herminie for 21 years, and also practiced at Mount Pleasant Main Street Medical,... More

06/01/2016

Senior LIFE Greensburg Welcomes New Executive Director

Heather Fello has been appointed to the position of executive director of Senior LIFE Greensburg. Senior LIFE, located at 123 Triangle Drive in Greensburg, is part of the national Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), called LIFE in Pennsylvania. The program, funded through Medicare and Medicaid, brings together a coordinated team of doctors,... More

10/26/2015

Congress Passes PACE Innovation Act

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the PACE Innovation Act on Oct. 21. The legislation encourages the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to allow providers to develop pilot programs using the PACE Model of Care to also serve individuals under 55 and those at risk of needing a nursing home. The U.S. Senate... More

09/24/2015

Senior LIFE Uniontown Named Among Best Places to Work in PA 2015

Senior LIFE Uniontown has been named among the 100 Best Places to Work in PA for 2015. Natalie Martin, Senior LIFE Uniontown Executive Director attributes the success of the Uniontown program to the staff. “I have never been more proud and excited to be able to say that I work for one the top 100... More

09/18/2015

Senior LIFE Uniontown Center Expanding To Offer More Care For Fayette County Seniors

Senior LIFE is a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). The program provides medical, healthcare and personal support services for seniors who want to remain living in their home, but need support services to do so. All services are provided at no cost to those who qualify. In Pennsylvania, the program is called... More

08/31/2015

CMS Calls PACE a “Glimpse into Our Future”

At an event this week in Washington, DC, commemorating the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid, Andy Slavitt, acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), discussed a recent visit to On Lok Lifeways in San Francisco. “On Lok part of a very important program called PACE,” Slavitt said. “Places like... More

06/03/2015

CMS Issues Report to Congress on the PACE For-Profit Demo

Today CMS has submitted to Congress its final report on the PACE for-profit Demo Study. The submission of the report and finding of no differences between the for-profit demo PACE organizations and not-for-profit PACE organizations means that CMS will no longer make a distinction between for-profit and not-for-profit providers. However, since the PACE regulation states... More

05/18/2015

Senior LIFE Johnstown Celebrates “Johnstown as Hockeyville USA” Nomination

Senior LIFE Johnstown hosted a Hockeyville Celebration on Friday, May 15th. Johnstown was recently selected as America’s most passionate hockey community. Johnstown received the award for most hockey-enthusiastic community and hockey arenas in the United States. The winning Johnstown War Memorial Arena received the title of Kraft Hockeyville, will host the NFL Pre-Season Game, and... More

05/07/2015

Washington Area Senior’s Wish Fulfilled

Communication Device Opens Up New World Sometimes the smallest wish can create the largest impact, or at least that is true for Washington area resident and Senior LIFE participant, Theo Mechtawi. Four years ago, Theo lost his hearing due to a rare infection that caused his eardrums to rupture. Since he never learned sign language,... More

03/25/2015

Waivers in PA Program Held at Senior LIFE Washington

On Wednesday, March 25, Senior LIFE Washington hosted a Pennsylvania Link partner-training program titled “Waivers in Pennsylvania.” The training, for social service professionals reviewed various waiver services available to Pennsylvania consumers. Fran Chervenak from Pennsylvania Health Law Project provided an overview. The training also included a presentation from Megan Detwiler, Executive Director of Senior LIFE... More

01/05/2015

Senior LIFE Lehigh Valley Welcomes New Physician

Bethlehem, PA — Dr. Brent Nickischer has joined the medical staff at Senior LIFE Lehigh Valley. Senior LIFE is a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). PACE is a national innovative model of care for seniors 55 years of age and older who are eligible for Medicare, and who are in need of... More

11/25/2014

Senior LIFE Johnstown Named Among Best Places to Work in PA 2014

Senior LIFE Johnstown has been named among the 100 Best Places to Work in PA for 2014, an honor it has also held in 2013, 2012 and in 2008. “We make sure our employees are really appreciated for the work they do,” says James Hanley, Executive Director at Senior LIFE Johnstown. “All of their efforts... More

12/23/2013

Senior LIFE Uniontown reaches 200 Member Milestone

On December 1, Rosa Pierce became Senior LIFE Uniontown’s 200th member. Senior LIFE Uniontown, serving Fayette County since 2009, is an innovative program providing all-inclusive care for eligible seniors 55 years of age and older. Pierce, who joined Senior LIFE Uniontown after a move from West Virginia, is elated to be a part of the... More

11/26/2013

Senior LIFE Johnstown Named Among Best Places to Work in PA 2013

Senior LIFE Johnstown has been named among the 100 Best Places to Work in PA for 2013, an honor it has also held in 2012 and in 2008. “We make sure our employees are really appreciated for the work they do,” says James Hanley, Executive Director at Senior LIFE Johnstown. “All of their efforts are... More