Why Medicare Won’t Pay for Aide Services

Share this article:Your parents, grandparents, or any loved ones near and dear to you are getting older. You’ve been spending a lot of additional time helping them. You’ve been doing things like helping them to get around the house, preparing meals, light...

Wound Vac in Home Health Care

Share this article:As a Home Health Care Provider in Metro Milwaukee, we treat a lot of patients with wounds.  Some difficult to heal wounds including diabetic ulcers and abdominal wounds can be treated with a Wound Vac.  This technique is called Negative-Pressure...

The Importance of Hand Washing

Share this article:Did you know that thousands of people die everyday from infections?  One of the main ways infections are transmitted is by hands.  Therefore, proper hand washing is one of the most important ways to prevent the transmission of infections.          ...

What are Personal Care Services in Home Care?

Share this article:Is it difficult for you or a loved one to perform simple daily activities?  Would the assistance of another person make these tasks manageable for you, and improve the quality of your life?  If you answered “yes” to these questions,...

Bernie Sanders’ Stance on Aging at Home

Share this article:At PHCS, we aren’t endorsing any particular presidential candidate.  As of yet, concerning the 2016 presidential campaigns, there hasn’t been a lot of talk about senior citizen issues.  One of those issues is the right of seniors to age...

American Society is Wrong about Independence….

Share this article:Our American society is one that praises independence. We write books, create TV shows, and sing songs that acclaim our ideal of independence. Our children are raised to admire people that are independent. Our education system’s ultimate goal is to...

Home Health Care… What does Medicare Pay for?

Share this article:As a Home Health Care Agency in Milwaukee, we get a lot of calls from people who have Medicare and are in need of home health care. They assume that Medicare will pay for whatever services they need. This is not the case. In order for Medicare to...

Occupational Therapy, a Home Health Care Service!

Share this article:As a licensed Home Health Care provider, PHCS can offer Occupational Therapy services to clients in their homes.  In our experience, many people have a pretty good understanding of what Physical Therapy is, but they are unclear of what Occupational...