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Link-To-Lifeline Program

About Us

The Link-To-Lifeline Program was initiated more than 20 years ago and is currently being expanded through UPMC Senior Services.

The purpose of the Link-To-Lifeline Program is to subsidize monthly rental fees and installation costs of the Lifeline electronic monitoring systems so that disadvantaged elders can live at home safely. 

Seniors press a button on a pendant they wear around their neck to connect with a Lifeline professional who will assess the situation and summon the help of a neighbor, relative or paramedics depending upon the circumstances. 

This service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  Clients who meet income eligibility guidelines pay no installation fee and pay significantly reduced monthly fees.

The Link-To-Lifeline program enables frail disadvantaged seniors to live alone with the comfort and security of knowing they can summon help with the push of a button.

Your Support

There is no sustained funding source for this project and generous contributions would help to fill this void.

Support Our Programs

For more information about making a tax-deductible gift to support one of these UPMC Senior Services programs, please contact:

Peggy VanHorn
Benevolent Care Advocate
310 Fisk St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
412-622-9293
vanhornpa@upmc.edu

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