Founded in 1818, Doylestown, PA, has a rich offering of sites and attractions for seniors that love history and culture. Stunning architecture and artifacts are available for viewing in the Fonthill Castle and Mercer Museum, and the township features more than 400 acres of scenic parks and trails. Regular enrichment and wellness programs are hosted by the Parks and Recreation Department to promote learning and engagement among the community, and events such as the Doylestown Arts Festival allow residents to explore the local art scene firsthand.

Several in-home care services are available to the 17,398 residents living in Doylestown, of whom 23.3% are aged 65 and over. According to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2020, prices for homemaker services at $4,910 and home health care at $4,957 are nearly the same. However, both are more expensive than national averages for homemaker and home health aide services, which are $4,481 and $4,576, respectively.

Note: Home care cost data wasn’t available for Doylestown, so data for the closest city, Trenton, NJ, was used.

At Caring.com, we’ve compiled a comprehensive directory of every home care provider in the Doylestown area – complete with types of care provided, services offered and reviews from families who’ve actually used the service. In addition to our in-depth provider listings, we’ve compiled a list of resources to help seniors and their families access all the tools they need to age in place safely and gracefully.

Directory of Home Care Services in Doylestown, PA

2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

Loving Arms Elder Care

720 Johnsville Blvd, Warminster, PA, 18974

It provides my husband and I an opportunity to go out knowing my mom is in good hands. They accepted that we only needed one day a week. All of the people I’ve talked to there are very open and frien … (read more)
It provides my husband and I an opportunity to go out knowing my mom is in good hands. They accepted that we only needed one day a week. All of the people I’ve talked to there are very open and frien … (read more)

2020, 2021, 2022

Right at Home East Montgomery & South Bucks Counties

501 Washington Lane, Suite 301, Jenkintown, PA, 19046

They find new people when we don’t have anyone. They are consistent even when an aid is out they try to find someone.
They find new people when we don’t have anyone. They are consistent even when an aid is out they try to find someone.

2018, 2020

Always Best Care of Upper BuxMont

16 N. Franklin Street, Suite 301, Doylestown, PA, 18901

My beloved dad recently passed away after losing his battle with cancer. During his last months, he was lucky enough to have had Claire as his caregiver and friend. I firmly believe that Claire extend … (read more)
My beloved dad recently passed away after losing his battle with cancer. During his last months, he was lucky enough to have had Claire as his caregiver and friend. I firmly believe that Claire extend … (read more)

2021

Home Instead – Plumsteadville, PA

5891 Easton Rd, PO Box 120, Pipersville, PA, 18949

Home Instead has been instrumental in assisting me get my Dad up and out of bed in the morning. The caregivers are always on time and ready to jump in. They have been kind, warm, respectful, and har … (read more)
Home Instead has been instrumental in assisting me get my Dad up and out of bed in the morning. The caregivers are always on time and ready to jump in. They have been kind, warm, respectful, and har … (read more)

Believe Home Care – Doylestown, PA

196 W. Ashland St., Suite 310, Doylestown, PA, 18901

My father was in failing health and we as a family cared for him as much as we could. It was obvious it wasn’t going to be enough. We have a family connection to Scott and decided to give him a call. … (read more)
My father was in failing health and we as a family cared for him as much as we could. It was obvious it wasn’t going to be enough. We have a family connection to Scott and decided to give him a call. … (read more)

Healthy Choices and Happiness LLC

4529 N Bouvier St , Philadelphia, PA, 19140

They have the best services around. The Employees are so pleasant and patient. From the home cooked meals to keeping me fresh and smelling good and nice and comfortable. I love me some her. I highly r … (read more)
They have the best services around. The Employees are so pleasant and patient. From the home cooked meals to keeping me fresh and smelling good and nice and comfortable. I love me some her. I highly r … (read more)

AllBorogh Personal Care Inc

1414 Utica Ave, Brooklyn,, Brooklyn, NY, 11203

It is a very professional well coordinated company who takes personal and loving care of its patients according to my personal experience with All Bourough and its staff. Thank you for providing t … (read more)
It is a very professional well coordinated company who takes personal and loving care of its patients according to my personal experience with All Bourough and its staff. Thank you for providing t … (read more)

Next 2 Heart Health Care Services

500 West Office Center Drive Suite 400, Fort Washington, PA, 19034

Next 2 Heart Health Care Services is a licensed home care agency located in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, and provides services to consumers in Bucks, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties. At Next 2 … (read more)
Next 2 Heart Health Care Services is a licensed home care agency located in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, and provides services to consumers in Bucks, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties. At Next 2 … (read more)

Home Of Passion Services

10871 Bustleton Avenue, Suite 179 , Philadelphia, PA, 19116

We Are Committed <p></p> Our Mission Statement <p></p> Our mission at Home of Passion Services LLC is to provide home care to all our clients by instilling a standard of quality they can’t get a … (read more)
We Are Committed <p></p> Our Mission Statement <p></p> Our mission at Home of Passion Services LLC is to provide home care to all our clients by instilling a standard of quality they can’t get a … (read more)

Doorcase HomeCare Agency

266 Woolston Dr. , Morrisville, PA, 19067

We strive to provide excellent care while making our clients comfortable in their home environment. We offer 24/7 professional and personal care. We assist with activities of daily living (ADL). We al … (read more)
We strive to provide excellent care while making our clients comfortable in their home environment. We offer 24/7 professional and personal care. We assist with activities of daily living (ADL). We al … (read more)

The Help You Need Home Care LLC

45 E. City Ave. Suite 524 , Bala Cynwyd, PA, 19004

The Help You Need Home Care is a non-skilled home care agency that aims to provide excellent and compassionate care. We are dedicated to providing exceptional care that enables our clients to maintain … (read more)
The Help You Need Home Care is a non-skilled home care agency that aims to provide excellent and compassionate care. We are dedicated to providing exceptional care that enables our clients to maintain … (read more)

Parker All-Inclusive Care

325 Chestnut Street Suite 800 , Philadelphia, PA, 19106


Second Hand Care Services

7340 N 20th St , Philadelphia, PA, 19138

Second Hand Home Care believes that the most important thing for home healthcare is that caregivers establish personal connections with the people we assist, and we take steps to ensure that every day … (read more)
Second Hand Home Care believes that the most important thing for home healthcare is that caregivers establish personal connections with the people we assist, and we take steps to ensure that every day … (read more)

2017, 2018, 2019, 2021

Daughterly Companions, LLC

1380 Easton Rd, 2nd Floor, Warrington, PA, 18976

They filled any need we had for coverage because she didn’t want to be alone. I know the owner and I thought we got good care.
They filled any need we had for coverage because she didn’t want to be alone. I know the owner and I thought we got good care.

HomeCare.com

7925 Jones Branch Drive, Suite LL 140, Mclean, VA, 22102

I’m using HomeCare.com. It’s fine. They’re very good and very responsive to any concerns I have, and they’ve provided me with a good health care aide, not great necessarily, but good. They also provid … (read more)
I’m using HomeCare.com. It’s fine. They’re very good and very responsive to any concerns I have, and they’ve provided me with a good health care aide, not great necessarily, but good. They also provid … (read more)

Wrapped N Love Home Care LLC

1005 Pontiac Road Suite 430, Drexel Hill, PA, 19026

I enjoy the way they take there time with there clients. Very caring and nurturing. Always so helpful and kind. They arrived promptly and without hesitation they jumped right in to lend a helping hand … (read more)
I enjoy the way they take there time with there clients. Very caring and nurturing. Always so helpful and kind. They arrived promptly and without hesitation they jumped right in to lend a helping hand … (read more)

Gracious Loving Home Care LLC

2151 E High Str, Suite B, Pottstown, PA, 19464

Very helpful and awesome team. Keep up the good work
Very helpful and awesome team. Keep up the good work

Compassionate Assistance

222 Amanda Lane, Phoenixville, PA, 19460

My father-in-law was under the care of Compassionate Assistance for several months. Working with Carl, he made it really easy for us to deal with the everyday needs. All of the caregivers were very ni … (read more)
My father-in-law was under the care of Compassionate Assistance for several months. Working with Carl, he made it really easy for us to deal with the everyday needs. All of the caregivers were very ni … (read more)

First Home Health Care Inc

7 S Main St # B, Yardley, PA, 19067

First Home Healthcare is a homecare company that truly treats their clients with respect, is compassionate, and their caregivers are honest and kind. They treated my mom like she was their own mom. T … (read more)
First Home Healthcare is a homecare company that truly treats their clients with respect, is compassionate, and their caregivers are honest and kind. They treated my mom like she was their own mom. T … (read more)

Elevation Homecare Agency

12 Penns Trail Suite #152, Newtown, PA, 18940

Elevation Homecare provides such professional service. They took care of me after my surgery and rehab. They are very caring and helped me to get back on my feet and back to work. The staff was always … (read more)
Elevation Homecare provides such professional service. They took care of me after my surgery and rehab. They are very caring and helped me to get back on my feet and back to work. The staff was always … (read more)

Doylestown Home Care Resources 

Home care services are only one of the pieces needed for seniors to gracefully age in place. There are many services and programs that are low-cost or free, that enable seniors to enjoy an independent lifestyle in the comfort of their own home, such as help with home modifications, meal delivery services, and more. Below, we’ve compiled a few of the most helpful resources in Doylestown:

Meals on Wheels of Central Bucks County

Address: 700 N. Shady Retreat Rd., Doylestown, PA 18901
Phone Number: (215) 345-6065 

Meals on Wheels of Central Bucks County has been delivering nutritious food to seniors since 1972. A health care facility prepares the dishes and packs two complete meals onto a tray, which is then delivered by volunteers. The nonprofit organization charges $8 per tray, and seniors can choose how many days of the week, up to five, that they would like to receive a delivery.

Bucks County Area Agency on Aging

Address: 55 E. Court St., 3rd Floor, Doylestown, PA 18901
Phone Number: (267) 880-5700

Maintained by the PA Department of Aging, the Bucks County Area Agency on Aging offers a wide variety of services to local seniors, including legal assistance, health insurance counseling and pharmaceutical assistance through the PACE program. Qualifying individuals can also receive help with transportation, adult daycare and family caregiver support. Seniors must be aged 60 or over to apply.

Doylestown Dart and Dart West

Address: P.O. Box 510, Holicong, PA 18928
Phone Number: (215) 794-5554

Bucks County Transport provides two bus lines, the Doylestown Dart and Dart West, to ensure individuals can access affordable transportation in the local area. Riders are charged $1 per ride, with free rides available for individuals aged 65 and over. The vehicles are ADA accessible, and the routes include essential locations such as the Doylestown Hospital, Doylestown Shopping Center and downtown business district.

Bucks County Opportunity Council

Address: 100 Doyle St., Doylestown, PA 18901
Phone Number: (215) 345-8175

As a 501c3 nonprofit, the Bucks County Opportunity Council offers many services free of charge to individuals in need, including assistance with tax preparation and a weatherization program aimed at reducing home energy bills. The organization also offers the CFSP Senior Food Box program that allows individuals aged 65 and over with low incomes to receive nonperishable food supplies, such as canned vegetables, peanut butter or cereal.

Determining Your Loved One’s Need for In-Home Care

Aging can be a difficult process, and loved ones may not always ask for help – often times it’s up to their family to evaluate their need for help around the house. While no two situations are exactly alike, this checklist can help you and your loved ones determine when it’s time to start the search for a home care provider.

Checklist for determining the need for home care


Guidelines for Talking About In-Home Care

If you’ve determined that your loved one needs the assistance of a care provider in their home, it may be time for a difficult conversation. Handled correctly, however, this process can bring a family together and ensure that everyone’s concerns are addressed. Use this PDF as a starting point to help the conversation stay as positive and productive as possible.

Talking with Family and Others about a loved one's needs