Senior LIFE Lehigh Valley Welcomes New Physician
Bethlehem, PA — Dr. Brent Nickischer has joined the medical staff at Senior LIFE Lehigh Valley. Senior LIFE is a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). PACE is a national innovative model of care for seniors 55 years of age and older who are eligible for Medicare, and who are in need of health and supportive services to remain living in their home. The program provides an individualized care plan for each participant that includes a multitude of services including physician and nursing care, laboratory work, rehabilitation, prescription medications, social services, adult day care, home care and even transportation — all coordinated by one care team. Services are provided at no cost to eligible participants.
Dr. Nickischer brings a wealth of medical experience in Primary Care and specializes in Internal Medicine. He is experienced in Urgent Care, Occupational Medicine and was a former respiratory therapist. He received his medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and his pre-med education at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania. He completed his residency at St. Luke’s Hospital in Bethlehem. He has been a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at DeSales University for over 10 years instructing physician assistants and nurse practitioners. His medical career has garnered him recognition and awards for “Best of the Valley,” Medical Grand Rounds and Resident Teaching Award.
“I’m very happy to join the Senior LIFE medical team. It’s extremely rewarding to be part of the solution in long term care for seniors in the Lehigh Valley and I’m looking forward to helping our seniors stay as independent as possible in their own homes,” says Dr. Nickischer.
Senior LIFE is located at 2045 Westgate Drive, Suite 100, in Bethlehem. To learn more about the LIFE program or to see if you or a loved one qualifies, please visit us at www.seniorlifelehighvalley.com or call 610-954-5433.
About Senior LIFE
Senior LIFE is a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) operating as a LIFE program in the state of Pennsylvania. It is a national managed care program for seniors 55 years of age and older who are eligible for Medicare and Medicaid and who meet the medical and financial requirements. There is also an option to private pay.
Barbara Raitano, PACE Consulting Solutions
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