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Eligibility and financial criteria

To qualify to become a LIFE Geisinger participant, individuals must:

  • Be age 55 or older
  • Live within the designated service territory in Lackawanna, Luzerne, Columbia, Montour, Northumberland, or Schuylkill Counties
  • Be able to live safely within the community with services provided by LIFE Geisinger
  • Meet the clinical nursing home criteria as determined by the Area Agency On Aging 

Funding for the LIFE program is received from Medicare, Medicaid and/or private monies.  Financial eligibility is based on current Medical Assistance Criteria or the ability to pay privately.

Call our knowledgeable enrollment staff to review your specific situation and have all of your questions answered.

Pending approval by the CMS and the Office of Long Term Living Nov. 22, 2017