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For the elderly, what are the benefits of the PACE model?

Dr. Pamela A. Fenstemacher, MD
Family Practitioner

For the elderly the benefits of the PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly) model include that participants remain at home, avoiding a nursing home or assisted living placement. Most PACE participants see a reduction in hospital stays and many experience an increase in life-expectancy and quality of life. What PACE gives participants that other programs cannot give is a longer life and a higher quality of life with PACE wraparound services. PACE excels in not just giving hands-on care, but also their hearts are there caring for participants.

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