Medicare Advantage Plans Partner with "Papa Pals" to Address Senior Social Isolation
Updated: Mar 21, 2022
"Papa Pals" has partnered with dozens of Medicare Advantage Plans to combat senior adult social isolation and aid with errands and basic household duties. Papa Pals' workers also aid Medicare Advantage Plans' bottom-line by encouraging the seniors they assist to schedule annual wellness exams, personal health risk assessments, and complete covered health screenings. Currently, Papa Inc. employs over 25,000 trained "pals" across the US, many partnered with Medicare Advantage Plans, with the goal to provide positive, personal experiences with seniors and assist in their daily lives and mitigate social determinants of health.
About Papa Pals: https://www.papa.com/
Kaiser Health News (KHN) Article: https://khn.org/news/article/medicare-advantage-plans-senior-companions-profits/