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PACE Program

PACE Program

Beacon Of Life: A Program Of All-Inclusive Care For The Elderly PACE Program

Beacon Of Life: A Program Of All-Inclusive Care For The Elderly

Imagine a place where your mom or dad’s entire Imagine a place where your mom or dad’s entire health care needs health care needs comes from ONE location. A place comes from ONE location. A place where doctors, nurses, therapists and where doctors, nurses, therapists and other health care other health care professionals work together and partner families professionals work together and partner withwith families and care and giverscare to deliver care to the elderly who, givers exceptional to deliver exceptional care topopulation the elderly without the Program who, of All-Inclusive CareProgram for the elderly (PACE), might population without the of All-Inclusive Carehome for the elderly (PACE), might need nursing home need nursing care. care. Beacon ofa LIFE provides an mom alternative to nursing homecare placement. Imagine place where your or dad’s entire health needs Beacon of LIFE provides an alternative to nursing comes from ONE location. A place where doctors, This option can dramatically improve quality of lifenurses, while therapists allowing and home This option dramatically other health care placement. professionals work together and partner with families elderly individuals to stay living safely andcan independently in improve their homes quality of life while allowing individuals to stay and care givers to deliver exceptional care elderly to the elderly population who, with PACE services. living safely and independently in their homes with without the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the elderly (PACE), might Imagine a place where your mom or dad’s entire health care needs Beacon of LIFE program is open to seniors age 55 and older needThe nursing home care. PACE services. comes from ONE location. A place where doctors, nurses, therapists and who live in the Monmouth County PACE area, are Beacon of LIFE provides an alternative toservice placement. other health care professionals work together and partner withcertified families The Beacon of LIFE program isnursing open tohome seniors age by Susan Skola, This and care givers to deliver exceptional care to the elderly population improve quality lifetowhile allowing the option state 55 tocan need nursing home-level care andofable live safely atwho, home anddramatically older who live in the Monmouth County PACE without the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the elderly (PACE), might Executive Directorelderly individuals to stay living safely and independently in their homes area, are certified withneed the service supporthome of PACE services. by the state to need nursing Susan Skola, nursing care. with PACE services. care home-level and to live home PACE provides a team of health care professionals, whoplacement. arewith the Beacon of LIFE provides anable alternative tosafely nursingathome Executive Director The Beacon of LIFE program is open to seniors age 55 and older support of PACE services. This option can dramatically improveAtquality of life while allowing experienced inMonmouth caring for the elderly. Beacon ofarea, LIFE wecertified are by who live in the County PACE service are to stay livingwho safelyare andexperienced independentlyinincaring their homes PACE provides a team of elderly healthindividuals care professionals, for committed to helping our participants andtoPACE their families make health care decisions thatlivearesafely meaningful the state need nursing home-level care and able to at with services. the elderly. At Beacon of LIFE we are committed to helping our participants and theirhome with theThe support ofofPACE services. for them. Beacon of LIFE offers Medicare Part D prescription drugfor ifBeacon eligible. InLIFE addition, Beacon LIFE program iscoverage, open to seniors age of 55 and older Susan familiesSkola, make health care decisions that are meaningful them. offers PACE provides a team of health care professionals, who are who live in the Monmouth County PACE service area, are certified by Beacon of LIFEDirector will family members and otherifcaregivers with caregivingBeacon training,ofsupport groups Executive Medicare Partsupport D prescription drug coverage, eligible. In addition, LIFE will the state to need nursing home-level care and able to live safely at home experienced in caring for the elderly. At Beacon of LIFE we are and respite carefamily to helpmembers families keep loved ones of in with the community. support andtheir other support groups and with thecaregivers support PACEcaregiving services.care training, Susanour Skola, committed to helping participants and their families make health decisions that are meaningful Care and services are provided at the PACE center, home or an alternate setting based on the needs respite care to help families keep their loved ones in the community. PACE provides a team of health care professionals, who are Executive Director for them. Beacon of LIFE offers Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage, if eligible. In addition, experienced inPACE caring for the elderly. AtorBeacon ofinclude LIFE weadult are day Carewill and services are provided atand the center, home anand alternate of the of individual. Allsupport PACEfamily centers meet state andother federal safety requirements Beacon LIFE members caregivers with caregiving training,setting support groups committed to helping our participants and their families make health care decisions that are meaningful based ontothe needs of the individual. All PACE centers meet state and federal safetyfacilities. programs, medical clinics, personal care, activities, meals, and occupational and physical therapy and respite care help families keep their loved ones in the community. for them. Beacon of LIFE offers Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage, if eligible. In addition, requirements include adult day programs, medical personal care, activities, and services are provided at the PACE center, home ortoanclinics, alternate setting based onsupport thegroups needs MostCare importantly, theand PACE program becomes aand second family many seniors with limited and Beacon of LIFE will support family members other caregivers with caregiving training, support meals, and occupational and physical therapy facilities. Most importantly, the PACE ofresources. the individual. All PACE centers meet state and federal safety requirements and include adult day andAn respite care to help families their loved ones in the community.care for each PACE participant. interdisciplinary team keep (IDT) provides highly coordinated program a second family toPACE many seniors with limited support and resources. programs, medical clinics, personal care, activities, meals, and occupational and physical therapy Carebecomes and services are provided at the center, home or an alternate setting based on thefacilities. needsAn This program is available at no cost to eligible participants that have Medicare and / or Medicaid. of the individual. All PACE centers meet state and federal safety include adult day Private interdisciplinary team (IDT) provides coordinated care forand each PACE participant. Most importantly, the PACE program becomes a highly second family to requirements many seniors with limited support and pay is This anprograms, option for eligible participants that do not have Medicaid. medical clinics, personal care, activities, meals, and occupational and physical therapy facilities. resources. An interdisciplinary team (IDT) provides highly coordinated care for each PACE participant. program is available at no cost to eligible participants that have Medicare and / or Mostsimilar theno PACE program family to Medicare manywho seniors with support and Very to nursing homes, PACEbecomes tends toa second attract participants This program isimportantly, available at cost tooption eligible participants that have and / have orlimited Medicaid. Private Medicaid. Private pay is an for eligible participants that doare not Medicaid. resources. An interdisciplinary team (IDT) provides highly coordinated care for each PACE participant. pay is anand option for eligible participants thatPACE do notparticipants have older have very high needs. Most livehave alone in the and /who This Very similar tocare nursing homes, PACE tendsMedicaid. tothat attract participants are older and program is available at no cost to eligible participants Medicare or Medicaid. Private Very similar to nursing homes, PACE tends to attract participants who are have very high care needs. Most PACE participants live alone in the community sevenforpercent in nursing A participant pay is(only an option eligible live participants thathomes). do not have Medicaid. in PACE can older and haveVery verysimilar high care needs. Most PACE PACE participants live alone inwho theare to nursing homes, tends to attract participants community (only seven percent live in nursing homes). Atoparticipant stay in the program through the end of their life unless they choose dis-enroll. community (only sevenstay percent liveprogram in nursing homes). participant inlife PACE and have very high care needs. Most PACE participants live alone in unless the can inolder PACE can in the through theA end of their Theincare of the interdisciplinary team follows theunless participants through allPACE care can stay the program through the end of their life they choose to dis-enroll. community (only seven percent live in nursing homes). A participant in they choose to dis-enroll. The care of the interdisciplinary team settings, including hospital, rehabilitation, stays. toalldis-enroll. stay in the program through the follows end of and theirnursing life unlesshome theythrough choose The carefollows of the interdisciplinary team care the participants through allthe careparticipants settings, including hospital, The care of the interdisciplinary team follows the participants through all care settings,Beacon including hospital, rehabilitation, and and nursing home stays. of LIFE PACE reduceshome hospital nursing home use for two rehabilitation, and nursing stays. settings, including hospital, rehabilitation, and nursing home stays. Beacon of LIFE PACE reduces hospital and nursing home use forbytwo reasons: emphasis onPACE preventative carehospital andand regular anuse PACE Beacon ofofLIFE PACE reduces andmonitoring nursing Beacon LIFE reduces hospital nursing home usehome for two reasons: PACE emphasis on preventative care and regular monitoring by an interdisciplinary care emphasis team (IDT). PACE’s on capitated creates incentives to reasons: PACE onemphasis preventative care and financing regular monitoring by an for two reasons: PACE preventative care andincentives regular interdisciplinary care team (IDT). PACE’s capitated financing creates to interdisciplinary care team (IDT). PACE’s capitated financing creates incentives to reducethe thetotal totalcost costof care. However,the themain main focus thePACE PACE program is tohelp helpseniors seniorslive livesafely safelyinin monitoring byofan interdisciplinary care team PACE’s capitated reduce focus ofof(IDT). the reduce the total care. cost ofHowever, care. However, the main focus of the PACEprogram programisis to to help seniors live safely in financing creates to reduce the total cost of care. However, the main focus of the thecommunity community for longincentives possible. the for asaslong possible. the community for asasas long as possible.

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PACE STATS:

first PACE site opened in 1971 in San Beacon Of Program All-Inclusive• The Care For The Elderly PACE 40 Of Life: A Program Francisco • 122 sponsoring organizations operate with 233 PACE centers across the country in 32 states. • The first PACE site opened in 1971 in San • Francisco PACE services over 40,000 Seniors Nationwide. • 122 sponsoring organizations operate with •The233 The average age ofacross ain participant PACEsite centers theincountry first PACE opened 1971 Sanis in 32 states. Francisco 80-years-old

STATS: Beacon Of Life: A Program Of All-Inclusive CarePACE For The Elderly

PACE program is to help seniors live safely in the community for as long as possible.

For more information, call732-592-3400 732-592-3400 For information, call Formore more information, call 732-592-3400 or visit www.beaconhss.com. or www.beaconhss.com. For more information, call 732-592-3400 orvisit visit www.beaconhss.com. Community

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PACE STATS:

• •122PACE sponsoring organizations operate with services over 40,000 Seniors 233Nationwide. PACE centers across the country in 32 states. • The average age of a participant is • PACE services over 40,000 Seniors 80-years-old Nationwide. • The average age of a participant is 80-years-old

Susan M. Skola

sskola@beaconhss.com Susan M.Director Skola Executive sskola@beaconhss.com Beacon of LIFE Susan M. Skola

Executive Director sskola@beaconhss.com Beacon of LIFE Executive Director Beacon of LIFE

732-592-3401

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Suite B, Oceanport, NJ 07757

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