Eligibility Criteria for PACE

 

There are four main criteria to qualify for PACE:

 

  1. Be 55 years of age or older
  2. Be able to live safely in the community with PACE help.
  3. Live within the service area of PACE of Southwest Michigan

    We Serve the Following Communities:

    Service Area MapBangor, Baroda, Berrien Center, Berrien Springs, Benton Harbor, Bridgman, Buchanan, Cassopolis, Coloma, Covert, Decatur, Dowagiac, Eau Claire, Edwardsburg, Galien, Grand Junction, Harbert, Hartford, Lakeside, Lawrence, Lawton, Marcellus, New Buffalo, New Troy, Niles, Paw Paw, Sawyer, Sodus, South Haven, Stevensville, St. Joseph, Three Oaks, Watervliet, Union Pier

  4. Qualify for nursing home level of care (see definitions below)

    SOME COMMON CONDITIONS THAT QUALIFY FOR NURSING HOME LEVEL OF CARE ARE:

     

    • ASSISTANCE WITH MOVEMENT

      Assistance 3+ times per week with standing up, transferring from bed to chair, positioning in bed, consistent use of a walker or wheelchair.

    • OXYGEN

      On daily oxygen, shortness of breath with daily activities.

    • ASSISTANCE WITH TOILETING

      Adjusting clothing, cleansing, changing adult diapers, catheter or ostomy care, transferring on and off toilet.

    • MEMORY

      Dementia, Alzheimer’s, or other memory issues that affect daily routine.

    • DAILY ACTIVITIES

      Assistance at home with daily chores or routine activities.

    • NUTRITIONAL INADEQUACY

      Assistance with feeding, providing oral or enteral supplements, needs home delivered meals due to inability to cook for self.

    • ONGOING CARE & TREATMENT

      Need for ongoing physical, occupational, or speech therapy, dialysis, trach tube, end stage care.

To download a copy of our Services and Eligibility Flyer Click Here.

For more details call 269-408-4322 or toll free 855-243-8876 to speak to an eldercare specialist.

Click here to see if you qualify for PACE.

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