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Who is eligible for LIFE programs?

Dr. Arun S. Rao, MD
Geriatric Medicine Specialist

To be eligible for LIFE (Living Independently for Elders) programs, people have to be:

  • 55 years or older
  • living in the catchment area, which is the area that the program serves
  • eligible to be a long-term resident in a nursing home, or nursing home eligible
  • in a living situation assessed to be relatively safe
  • in no imminent danger of having any problems transitioning their locus of care

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