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Can You Tell the Difference Between the Flu and the Common Cold?

Your nose is stuffy, your throat is scratchy and your head is pounding. Is it a cold or the seasonal flu? Symptoms can overlap, but it’s important to recognize that, especially in vulnerable populations like children and seniors, the flu can be dangerous. The only way to truly know if you have come down with [...]

A Holiday Gift-Giving Guide for Your Aging Loved Ones

When it comes to picking out a great gift for a senior in your life, there are some important things to consider. In the spirit of promoting health and wellness this time of year (and beyond) for our “Healthy for the Holidays” program, our BrightStar Care resident RN Sharon Roth Maguire recently joined the hosts [...]

Answering Your Questions About the Flu Shot

Flu season is here. With chilly temperatures and harmful viruses spreading, there’s no better time to get your annual flu shot. But did you know this year’s flu shot will offer protection against H1N1 virus, in addition to two other influenza viruses that are expected to be in circulation this flu season? According to Mayo [...]

How Will You Stay Healthy This Holiday Season?

It’s the time of year for family, friends and egg nog. That’s right, the holidays are here. But while a lot of people are looking forward to the festivities, there can be challenges. The holidays can be a stressful time for families – it can also be a time when seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and [...]

Video: Joint Commission Presents BrightStar Care with Enterprise Champion for Quality Award

We were excited to announce that BrightStar Care was awarded the Enterprise Champion for Quality award by the Joint Commission in recognition of all the strides BrightStar Care has made as part of its commitment to delivering A Higher Standard of Home Care. And we’re even more excited to share that Margherita C. Labson, RN, [...]

4 Presentations to Help You and Your Loved Ones Stay Healthy this Holiday Season

Flu Season is in full swing, cold weather is upon many states in the country, fall risk tends to increase during inclement weather and the “winter blues” can start to set in. So what can you and your loved ones do to promote health this holiday season? We’ve got a few ideas!

BrightStar Care® Recognized as “Champion for Quality” in Home Care Two Years in A Row

For the second consecutive
 year, The Joint Commission has presented BrightStar Care® with the Enterprise Champion for Quality award. The award recognizes BrightStar Care for its efforts to promote the delivery of high-quality home health care to its franchisees through Joint Commission accreditation.

BrightStar Care Names Charlotte Area Care Professional the 2014 Caregiver of the Year

When it comes to BrightStar Care’s Caregiver of the Year award, it’s not the easiest job to select finalists, let alone a winner. All of the stories that come in are extremely touching and very emotional. The work of a caregiver is inherently personal, so it’s no wonder these compassionate people are often described as [...]

2014 Marks Sixth Year for BrightStar Care® Recognizing Caregiver Excellence

It’s easy to get caught up in the rigors of daily life. It’s especially hard for those learning to adapt to challenges that may come along with aging or even coming to terms with a difficult diagnosis or new illness. In the aftermath of a debilitating accident or as a health condition progresses, people in [...]

Making Long-Distance Caregiving Work for Your Family

Caregiving from a distance is never easy. Making sure a loved one who needs help is getting the help they need, taking their medications and getting to appointments can be challenging enough, let alone trying to help coordinate these things from hundreds, even thousands of miles away. Here are some helpful tips to make your [...]

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