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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

Is Your Insurance Up to Date?

We just love esoteric holidays like Insurance Awareness Day. They’re excellent opportunities to talk about topics which often get ignored. And how many of us like to talk about insurance? Hanging out with your insurance agent may not be your idea of a good time, but it’s important to review your insurance every year to [...]

By |2018-06-21T08:57:16+00:00June 21st, 2018|Health|0 Comments