Community-Based Care

The Issue

UPMC and GECAC want to provide community support services to help seniors maintain and preserve their independence to direct their own care.

Our Impact

GECAC provides person-centered care to approximatly 100 seniors through the Community-Based Care Coordination Initiative in partnership with UPMC.


GECAC has developed a partnership with UPMC called Community-Based Care Coordination Initiative (CBCCI). Seniors receiving care management in their homes through GECAC that are also insured by UPMC for Life will receive additional benefits.

These benefits include:

  • Over the Counter Wellness Benefit
  • Meals following a hospital discharge
  • Bathroom Safety Items
  • Personal Emergency Response Systems
  • Automated Medication Dispenser
  • Transportation
  • In-Home Safety Assessment
  • Health and Wellness
  • Podiatry
  • Dental


  • Age 60 or older.
  • Determined to be in need of services in order to maintain independence.
  • Have UPMC health insurance.
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Aging Information
814-459-4581 Ext. 400