Pritzker on PACE

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Gov Pritzker used Senior Day at the Illinois State Fair Monday to roll out a new program for the most senior Illinoisans.

PACE is the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly.

“Seniors who enroll in PACE will receive interdisciplinary and comprehensive services right in their communities, right at home,” said the governor. “That’s everything from home and personal care to individualized specialty medical care  and diagnostic services. We are bringing access right to seniors’ doorsteps. and if its covered by Medicare and Medicaid, it’s covered by PACE.”

The goal for most of these seniors is to live at home as long as possible.

Another feature at the fair: People age fifty and up can also get free covid vaccinations and boosters at the Illinois Building, which is action central for all things senior..

Click here for more information.

 

Region: Springfield,News,Region: Central,City: Springfield

via News – WTAX 93.9FM/1240AM https://wtax.com

August 15, 2022 at 02:36PM

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