January 2018 - Towne Home Care

Monthly Archives: January 2018


Is This a Heart Attack?

One of my greatest fears when I first became a CHHA was that I would miss a crucial health issue and endanger my patient as a result. In order to be sure this wouldn’t happen, I researched how to spot symptoms of common illnesses and what to do if my patient exhibits these symptoms. In [...]

By | January 22nd, 2018|Health, Heart Health|0 Comments

In Sickness and in Health

I remember the first time I saw Betty. She was walking down a path on our college campus and swinging her bookbag carelessly as she laughed at something her friend had said. I felt like someone had punched me in the gut and I just knew I had to get to know her. When I saw her next, at a party, I got up the courage to walk over to her and introduce myself. I am still surprised that she was interested in me too, and we hit it off right away. […]

By | January 16th, 2018|Caregiving|0 Comments

A Caregiver’s Biggest Time Waster

I’ve been caring for my dad for about 3 years now, and I like to think of myself as an organized person. My career as a human resources director requires that I be on top of many tasks, and time management has always been my forte. A year ago, I started to work part-time to [...]

By | January 2nd, 2018|Caregiving|0 Comments