Pittsburgh Home Care, Health Care, Adult Day Care in Pittsburgh

Social Services for Seniors

LIFE Pittsburgh arranges a full array of health and social services 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. A health team of geriatric doctors, nurses, social workers, rehabilitation specialists and other health care professionals regularly assess each Participants’ needs and desires. The team then plans and approves services with them and their family or caregiver, monitors for changes and provides timely interventions. Primary care and community services are provided through the Day Health Center and through our in-home program according to an individual Participant’s needs.

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
  • Nursing Facility Services

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 reviewed as frequently as necessary, or at the request of Participants and family members and adjusted by need.

Day Health Centers

LIFE Pittsburgh’s Day Health Centers provide both a social environment to combat the loneliness and isolation of living alone with on-site medical care and rehabilitation.

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