Healthcare services for seniors at LIFE Pittsburgh

Spectrum of Services

Maintaining independence sometimes requires some support.

Services Provided by LIFE Pittsburgh

All services provided or arranged by LIFE Pittsburgh are fully covered when approved by the health team. Our Participants will receive a service package specifically designed to meet their needs. Medicare services that our Participants may receive will be coordinated through the LIFE Pittsburgh program. Some examples of these services include the following, which are based on individual needs:

  • Primary and specialty medical services
  • Nursing care
  • Physical, occupational and speech therapy
  • Assistance with dressing, bathing, grooming and other daily activities
  • Certified Therapeutic Recreational Specialist services
  • Nutritional counseling and education
  • Laboratory tests, x-rays and other diagnostic procedures
  • Medication and pharmacy services
  • Transportation to and from:
    • Day Health Center
    • Medical and healthcare appointments
    • Outpatient testing and hospital stays
  • Prosthetics, orthotics, medical supplies, medical appliances and durable medical equipment
  • Podiatry, including routine foot care
  • Vision care, including examinations, treatment and corrective devices such as eyeglasses
  • Dental care, including dentures
  • Psychiatry
  • Audiology, including hearing aids
  • Homemaker and chore services as necessary
  • Individual and family counseling

All Participants meet with the physician, nurse, social worker, dietitian and Certified Therapeutic Recreational Specialist prior to enrollment and at least every three months to develop a plan of care designed specifically for them. Care plans are tailored to the individual and will be adjusted as frequently as necessary, or at the request of Participants and family members.