Is It Spring Yet?
Deep in the middle of the winter, when snow and wind are normal weather conditions, it’s hard to believe that spring is just around the corner. But it won’t be long before we start shedding our heavy coats and donning our light jackets. And before we know it, the heat of summer will be upon
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
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
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
5 Top Blog Posts of 2017
2017 was a big year for Towne Homecare’s online presence, with a new website that caters to our employees and our clients. We work hard to provide everyone dealing with senior care with the most up-to-date information and resources. Now that the year has ended, we are looking back at our most popular 2017 posts,
Beating the December Blues
The holidays can be an intense time emotionally. Those with family nearby and lots going on may be on cloud nine, while others may experience loneliness and depression this time of year. If you sense that your loved one or client is in the second category, take steps to drive away the sadness and usher