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Understanding Your Coverage: Does Medicare Pay for Home Care?

If you or your elderly parent or relative is in need of home care, you may be wondering if it’s covered under his or her Medicare plan. Our team at WellSprings Home Care Services has the answers right here for you. Medical and Non-Medical Home Care To start, let’s define what we mean by medical ...Read More

How to Pay for Home Care

If you’re considering home care for your elderly parent or family members, you may have a lot of questions in mind – most notably, how do you pay for it? That’s where our team at WellSprings Home Care can help! For our residents in the Delaware County, Montgomery County, and Chester County ar ...Read More

What is Sundowning in Dementia Patients?

Sundowning, also known as late-day confusion or sundown syndrome, is a common symptom of Alzheimer’s, or other dementia-related diseases, and occurs in the late afternoon or early evening. This usually occurs in the mid to severe stages of dementia, and it’s important to learn the symptoms, trig ...Read More

The Stages of Dementia: What you Need to Know to Care for Your Loved One

If your loved one has been diagnosed with dementia, one of the first questions you may want to ask is, “What stage is it?” Knowing the stages of dementia can help you to cope with the disease and be as supportive as possible to your aging relative. It’s important to prepare yourself and your f ...Read More

Signs and Symptoms Your Loved One Needs Senior Home Care

Whether it’s a parent or relative, or maybe a close neighbor, you may have a senior in your life whom you suspect is in need of home care. Ordinary tasks, like doing laundry and washing the dishes, may start to become difficult, yet you know they’re not quite ready to move into an assisted livin ...Read More

Senior Fall Prevention: How to Ensure Your Home is Safe

Over one-third of adults ages 65 and older fall each year. This is a serious issue, and can lead to larger health problems if not addressed before it happens. 20-30% of seniors suffer from moderate to severe injuries from falling, and at least one-third of falls involve environmental hazards in the ...Read More

Non-Medical vs. Medical Home Care: What’s the Difference?

As our loved ones age, they begin to require specific assistance to accommodate their daily routines. Home Care is a great solution for this, as it allows seniors to remain independent, yet obtain the extra help they need. When you think of the term home care, you might find yourself thinking that ...Read More

Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Home Care Agency

Finding a home care agency in the Delaware County, Chester County, or Montgomery County areas requires some research. At WellSprings Home Care, we want to ensure that you feel totally confident in choosing the right in-home care provider to help the senior in your life get the assistance he or she n ...Read More

How to Hire an In-Home Care Provider

When age and health issues begin to limit you or your loved one in accomplishing daily tasks, an in-home care provider could be a great solution. At WellSprings Home Care, we offer plenty of home care services for Delaware County, Chester County, and Montgomery County residents. If you think this c ...Read More

How to Choose the Best Senior Home Care

When you find that your elderly loved one is beginning to need assistance with caring for him or herself, senior home care may be the best answer. At WellSprings Home Care, we provide a variety of services that will allow your loved one to remain in his or her home, while receiving the extra help he ...Read More