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The wife of a man living with dementia needs to go to work, but cannot leave her husband alone. She will care for him at night but needs him to receive skilled care during the day.

A woman with limited mobility and a need for physical therapy can safely live at home and wants to avoid moving to a nursing home. She lives alone and would benefit from socializing with people like her.

The LIFE program is an innovative solution for anyone whose medical need could be treated in a nursing home but who can safely stay at home. In counties all over Pennsylvania and across the United States, this program offers transportation to a center that becomes a one-stop shop for all skilled medical care. This approach to care in the later years of life results in greater feelings of well-being and quality of life.

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