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A Successful National Nurses Week

This week, we’ve paid tribute to the hardworking nurses in all of our lives during National Nurses Week, which ran from May 6–12. BrightStar Care is the proud employer of more than 5,000 nurses nationwide, including registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and licensed vocational nurses. These at-home nurses are a selfless group of professionals whose […]

5 Ways to #thankanurse and Celebrate Nurses Week

This week, we are celebrating hardworking nurses across the country during National Nurses Week, which runs from May 6–12. BrightStar Care employs more than 5,000 nurses, including registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and licensed vocational nurses. Join BrightStar Care in saluting the dedicated nurses who touch all of our lives, here are some ways to […]

Celebrate National Nurses Week 2016

This week, we are celebrating hardworking nurses across the country during National Nurses Week, which runs from May 6–12. BrightStar Care employs more than 5,000 nurses, including registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and licensed vocational nurses. Whether they’re developing personalized plans of care, administering medication, or assisting with daily living, at-home nurses are the very […]

VIDEO: Join the Movement and #thankanurse

Nurses often mean a lot to those entrusted to their care. Nurses are often the voice for those who cannot speak. They will stand up for what is right in the face of great adversity often at their own personal or professional consequence. They take their regulations and practice acts very seriously to ensure the […]

National Nurses Week 2016 – A Preview

National Nurses Week, which runs from May 6–12, is a chance to honor the hardworking nurses who care for our loved ones throughout the year. When you think of a nurse, the first image that may spring to mind is an employee in a large hospital. However, there are also millions of at-home nurses who […]

Wheaton, IL Nurse Named 2016 Nurse of the Year

When you ask BrightStar Care Central DuPage/Wheaton, IL Director of Nursing Kelly Honn why she went into nursing, she would say it was a calling. Kelly was recently named the 2016 Nurse of the Year award winner at BrightStar Care’s annual Branch Leadership Conference in Chicago. BrightStar Care has a brand standard of having an […]

Recognizing BrightStar Care’s 2016 Nurse of the Year Regional Winners

Nurses are typically associated with women in white uniforms, tending to patients in hospitals or doctor’s offices. Yet every day, a growing  number of dedicated nurses care for aging adults and people with complex medical needs inside their homes, administering daily medications, providing relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness, and managing […]

8 Benefits of Walking

It’s easy to take it for granted. Walking is such a natural action. We do it every day – at work, while shopping, while taking out the garbage and while visiting friends and family. Many people think the only way to exercise is by running or lifting weights. They equate stressing out muscles and joints […]

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Occupational Therapy for Seniors

April is National Occupational Therapy Month, and it is important to inform people of all ages exactly what occupational therapy is. Many of us have heard of physical therapy, massage therapy, even psychotherapy. We have also heard of occupational therapy, but we may not truly know what it means? According to the American Occupational Therapy […]

In Home Care Can Make Home A Viable Senior Housing Option

About 90% of seniors plan to live in their current homes for the next 5 to 10 years, according to the United States of Aging Survey. BankRate.com recently published an article exploring senior housing options, including aging in place at home. This can be a good option for seniors, but it’s important to recognize the […]

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