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Why should I consider a LIFE program for my loved one?

Dr. Arun S. Rao, MD
Geriatric Medicine Specialist

You should consider a LIFE (Living Independently for Elders) program for your loved one if you want your loved one to stay in the community and maintain that tie. LIFE is an all-inclusive, comprehensive, multi-disciplinary approach to taking care of frail older adults in the community. The prime aim of LIFE is to work with families and caregivers and friends to keep older people in the community and keep them out of a nursing home. LIFE programs understand the advantages of staying in the community and maintaining that tie.

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