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Every Woman Deserves a Mammogram

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 [...]

By |2019-10-16T07:52:07+00:00October 16th, 2019|Health|0 Comments

Vaccines for Seniors: What You Need to Know

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 [...]

By |2019-08-15T07:57:06+00:00August 15th, 2019|Health|0 Comments

10 Facts about the Red Cross You Probably Didn’t Know

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 [...]

By |2019-03-11T09:36:02+00:00March 11th, 2019|Health|0 Comments

Myths and Misconceptions about Cancer in the Elderly

In honor of World Cancer Day (Feb. 4, 2019), we at Towne Home Care are spreading awareness of how cancer affects the elderly. Myths about cancer abound and there are some major misconceptions about the elderly in particular. Myth: The Risk of Getting Cancer Is the Same at Any Age Actually, 9 out of 10 [...]

By |2019-01-24T09:33:41+00:00January 24th, 2019|Health|0 Comments

Vaccines for Senior Citizens

As we age, our immune systems become weaker, making it more difficult to fight off infections. Older adults are more susceptible to diseases such as the flu, shingles and pneumonia. They are also more likely to suffer from complications of these diseases, which may even lead to death. Vaccines are especially important for people suffering [...]

By |2018-07-26T10:36:38+00:00July 26th, 2018|Health|0 Comments