October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Breast cancer awareness month rolls around every October. Most of the uninitiated know this because NFL teams start sporting pink socks and pink ribbons start popping up everywhere. Many that have been touched personally by breast cancer are more than intimately aware of the devastation and pain that breast cancer can bring. It is the second leading cancer to cause death among women only behind skin cancer.
So if you are only a casual observer, what is there to know?
Assisting Hands Home Care owner Terri Robbins of Houston knows first hand how breast cancer can change an entire family’s collective life.
“My family and I would work in shifts to provide care for our dying mother,” said Robbins. “Nothing about it was easy on any of us. We knew she was more comfortable at home and that is where we kept her for as long as we could.”
The experience Terri had caring for her mother is what led her to purchase her Assisting Hands Home Care franchise.
“I saw a real need. I knew if our family was struggling with providing care that there were others out there facing the same challenges.”
The day will come when companies do not have to start up to provide in-home care to those suffering from breast cancer because an effective cure has been found. That would be just fine with Terri.