Celeste works four jobs just to make ends meet and doesn’t even get the weekends off. Despite all her hard work, she lives below the poverty line. There are tens of thousands of women like her in the United States, who can barely put food on the table and don’t have health insurance that provides essentials like annual mammograms. As women age, breast cancer becomes more common and the role of mammograms in early intervention
September 21 is New York Day, so we’re celebrating the city where Towne was founded. In 1991, Towne Nursing was established in Brooklyn. It quickly spread to all five boroughs of New York and then Towne Home Care was opened to serve the New Jersey population. Towne Nursing continues to focus on providing healthcare professionals for nursing facilities, while we at Towne Home Care send home health aides, companions, housekeepers and more to people’s homes.
Vaccines for seniors can prevent fatal illnesses. In fact, there are 45,00 adult deaths each year from illnesses that could have been prevented by a vaccine! That’s why it’s so important that anyone over the age of 65 be up-to-date on their vaccines. Flu Vaccine The flu vaccine prevents seniors for succumbing to the more dangerous strains of the flu, which might lead to complications such as pneumonia. Adults over the age of 65 get
It was a bright sunny morning when I innocently answered a call from a number I didn’t recognize. I was in complete shock when the voice on the other end told me that my husband Dan had suffered a heart attack and was in critical condition in the hospital. He had never complained about any ill health, was still working hard at his job as an architect and seemed as strong as a horse. I
The Red Cross is a household name, but how much do you know about this organization? In honor of Red Cross Month, here are 10 interesting facts about the Red Cross. The Red Cross was founded in 1881 by Clara Barton. The United States government has tasked the Red Cross with providing services to the armed forces and providing disaster relief around the world. The Red Cross relieves suffering of individuals, regardless of their nationality,