New health program for elderly in Montco

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Mercy LIFE and LIFE St. Mary, two units of Trinity Health, will start offering a comprehensive health program for the elderly poor in different parts of Montgomery County.

A comprehensive health-care program for low-income individuals 55 and older is coming to Montgomery County through a partnership between Mercy LIFE and LIFE St. Mary, the two organizations which are part of Trinity Health, said Thursday.

Mercy LIFE, which already provides the model of comprehensive federal and state-funded primary care, adult day services, social activities, home care, and other services to more than 1,000 individuals in Delaware County, North Philadelphia, and West Philadelphia, will operate in the southwestern half of Montgomery County.

LIFE St. Mary, which has 229 members in Bucks County, will serve the northeastern half of Montgomery County.