Local Senior LIFE Physician Awarded Penn State Teacher of the Year Award
Hershey, Pa – Senior LIFE Physician, Dr. Barry Wentland has received the 2018 Penn State College of Medicine Affiliate Site Teacher of the Year Award.
Each year, Penn State College of Medicine directors identify one faculty member in recognition of excellence and commitment to the educations of the college’s medical students. Dr. Wentland has served as the Senior LIFE York Physician since for the past nine years, and has been teaching Hershey Medical students for the past three years.
Senior LIFE is part of the national Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), called LIFE in Pennsylvania. The program, funded through Medicare and Medicaid, brings together a coordinated team of doctors, nurses, social workers and therapists to provide seniors with individualized health and personal care services. The Senior LIFE Program is an alternative to nursing home care.
Senior LIFE York serves over 186 local seniors. Senior LIFE’s support services allow family caregivers to maintain their personal and professional commitments while securing safe, quality care for loved ones. To be eligible for Senior LIFE services, seniors must be 55 years of age or older, reside in the service area, be determined medically eligible and able to be safely served in the home and community. There is no cost for the Senior LIFE Program for those who qualify.
For more information call Senior LIFE or visit our website.
To schedule a free lunch and tour of the local LIFE Health and Wellness Center, please call 717-757-5433 or visit www.SeniorLifePa.com.
More information on the Senior LIFE Program
The Senior LIFE York Program is an alternative to nursing homes and designed to keep seniors in their homes and in the community by providing the healthcare services and supports necessary. The LIFE program covers and coordinates all Medicare and Medicaid services.
At the local center, participants can see their doctor, nurse or other members of their medical team, participate in physical, occupational and speech therapies, enjoy a hot meal and activities and socialize with other participants. Complimentary transportation is included to the LIFE center and to and from all medical appointments.
Senior LIFE York is the local LIFE Provider. 1500 Memory Lane Ext., York, Pa 17402. For more information, Please call 717-757-5433 or visit www.seniorlifepa.com