Did you know October is Long-Term Care Planning Month?


Contributed by: PACE Your LIFE, located at the Milford Wellness Village

Did you know October is Long-Term Care Planning Month? This allows us to create awareness among our community to understand and prepare for the outrageous costs of long-term healthcare. Unfortunately, this is not something many of us plan for.

Knowledge is power, and it is crucial for you to know what long-term care services are available to you and how you will pay for that care if/when the time comes. There is a new resource available to individuals 55 and older that reside in southern Kent and northern Sussex counties (see below for zip codes in our service area).

PACE Your LIFE is a comprehensive medical and social service program designed for folks residing in their home, who need assistance with at least one activity of daily living and one independent activity of daily living. The person must be safe residing in their home with PACE Your LIFE services and must reside in our service area.

PACE stands for Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly. It gives participants the ability to stay in their home while receiving essential services and maintaining independence and physical and emotional well-being. Participants will have access to the state-of-the-art PACE Day Center, medical & specialty care, personal care, rehabilitation, social/recreational services, and meals. Transportation is provided to allow individuals to get to-and-from the Day Center and other medical appointments. All care is managed by the PACE Your LIFE team and network of contracted healthcare providers.

PACE Your LIFE’s goal is to maintain folks in the community, manage their chronic health conditions, support caregivers, and reduce hospitalizations and nursing home visits. Many seniors are overwhelmed and struggling to coordinate their care in the community, juggling medical appointments, and managing prescriptions. You can relinquish that chaotic and grueling schedule to PACE Your LIFE. We take care of those stressful tasks, so you are free to enjoy your family and thrive in retirement.

Service area: 19933, 19934, 19941, 19943, 19946, 19950, 19952, 19954, 19958, 19960, 19962, 19963, 19968, 19979.

To learn more, visit our website PACEYOURLIFEMWV.COM or call 302-865-3565.