Jason Douglas, co-owner and co-founder of Comfort of Home Healthcare, LLC, a home health care service based in St. Joseph with a satellite office in Gladstone slated to open later this year, didn’t start adult life as a health care entrepreneur.
His repertoire included a wicked curve ball that had opposing hitters flailing away — or
“They’d hit it 400 feet!” he laughs.
He threw in the low 80s — good enough for college, but he knew the majors would be a long, hard climb.
“I chased a lot of foul balls, raked the infield dirt a lot,” he admits.
The curve ball life threw at him when first his father, then father–in-law, then mother-in-law became incapacitated requiring round the clock care. Staying on top of the often unprofessional caregivers was virtually a job in itself, he recalls. With all this going on, he still held down jobs with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s St. Joseph branch, Blue Sky Home Care and Midland Empire Resources for... Read More