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BrightStar Care Award-Winning Home Care

We are honored to have received some of the most prestigious awards in the home care industry on behalf of the national BrightStar Care brand as well as our local agencies. Click here to download a printable version of this page. Related Reading: What home care awards mean to you and your family

What home care awards mean to you and your family

By Sharon Roth Maguire, MS, RN, GNP-BC Chief Clinical Quality Officer, BrightStar Care You’ve likely seen them while researching potential home care partners : award logos and seals of approval. Organizations and businesses are — understandably — proud of their successes. Our BrightStar Care teams across the country work hard every day to provide skilled, compassionate […]

Keeping Clients Safe During Hurricane Matthew

As a storm brewed, an emergency plan kicked into action “We’ve had so many misses in the past because of our location on an inlet, nobody thought it was coming anywhere near us,” recalls Becky Morosky, RN, Director of Nursing at BrightStar Care in St. Simons Island, Georgia, about Hurricane Matthew, which made landfall in […]

How to avoid dangerous drug interactions

By Sharon Roth Maguire, MS, RN, GNP-BC Chief Clinical Quality Officer, BrightStar Care Medications are a blessing and a curse. While we’re fortunate to have access to lifesaving, pain-relieving drugs, their abundance can lead to accidental drug interactions. It’s easy for a drug interaction to happen to you or a loved one. Every year, the […]

Which type of home care is right for your loved one?

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INFOGRAPHIC: Tips for Smart Medication Management

Did you know 40% of adults 65+ take 5 or more medications? Practicing safe medication management is critical to making sure your loved one is getting the proper benefits from their medications as well as avoiding potentially harmful interactions. Read our tips for smart medication management and learn how in-home care can help keep your […]

Let’s talk home care: Tips to start the conversation, address concerns

By Sharon Roth Maguire, MS, RN, GNP-BC Chief Clinical Quality Officer, BrightStar Care Many people shy away from discussing issues surrounding aging, especially when decisions could threaten an older person’s independence. While these conversations aren’t always easy, they’re important to have to ensure your parent can continue living safely at home. Some seniors need just […]

Home Safety Checklist: Preventing Falls When Grandma & Grandpa Come to Visit

Everyone loves when grandma and grandpa come to visit, and keeping them safe from falls during their stay means more time enjoying their company and affection. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2.8 million older Americans are treated in emergency departments for fall injuries each year, so taking the necessary precautions around […]

A Daughter’s Journey: Family First

My dad’s latest surgery went well: No uncontrolled bleeding. No sepsis. Doctors successfully removed the unknown mass in his chest, although preliminary pathology suggests it’s cancer that metastasized from his previous bout with liver cancer, caused by the hemochromatosis. He’s recuperating at home with my mom. He’s using a walker until he regains his strength, […]

Help Your Loved One Avoid a Devastating Injury From a Fall

By Sharon Roth Maguire, MS, RN, GNP-BC Chief Clinical Quality Officer, BrightStar Care Elderly people suffer 29 million falls annually in the United States. When a frail older person falls, they’re more likely than a younger person to suffer severe injuries, such as broken bones or concussions. As a geriatric nurse practitioner, I have seen […]

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