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Top 10 Most-Downloaded Free Care Resources of 2010

At the beginning of each new year, it is customary to not only look ahead to the things you’d like to change or start anew, but also look back at the things you’d like to take with you from the previous year. And what a year 2010 has been! As we ring in the New [...]

Top 10 Homecare Blog Articles of 2010

At the beginning of each new year, it is customary to not only look ahead to the things you’d like to change or start anew, but also look back at the things you’d like to take with you from the previous year. And what a year 2010 has been! As we ring in the New [...]

Family Caregivers: 20 Questions For the Holidays and Beyond

Caregiving, especially for a family member, can be very stressful, especially when you consider that family caregivers spend an average of 20 hours caring for their loved one. That’s already a full plate, but add the fact that more than 37% have children 18 or under still living with them and that’s a lot to [...]

A Spouse’s Story: How Personal Care Became So Much More

Caregivers often do so much more than provide care. They are companions, friends and, often times, become family, to those in their care. The stories we receive from families all over the country are often so touching, and for this very reason. Caregiver compatibility is so crucial to the experience and, when you find it, [...]

From Children to Seniors, Avoiding the “Holiday 10″

From children to seniors, “the most wonderful time of the year” also happens to be a time when many of us tend to veer from our sensible eating habits and indulge in traditional holiday cuisine. There is nothing wrong with indulging, but moderation is where many of us run into trouble. We’ve put together a [...]

6 Stress-Busters for the Holidays and Beyond

The holiday season is past us, but many of us continue to experience that “hustle and bustle” in anticipation of spring. With gatherings, appointments and spring cleaning, there is often a lot to keep track of and it can be overwhelming for even the most talented of multi-taskers. So how can you cut down on [...]

Family Caregiver Shares a Special Holiday Story

Family caregivers, like the rest of us, have a lot on their plates. And, when the holiday season comes around, they often have more at stake too. That’s why, for them and those in their care, it can be the littlest things that make a big difference. We had the opportunity to capture a wonderful [...]

BrightStar’s Hire an Elf(TM) Program Relieves Holiday Stress for Family Caregivers

BrightStar, a full-service home healthcare and medical staffing agency, announced the launch of its “Hire an Elf” program, designed to reduce the increased emotional and physical stress of caring for aging loved ones and children during the hectic holiday season. Launching December 9, 2010 and lasting into the first two weeks of the New Year, [...]

Adults and Seniors Combating Loneliness This Holiday Season

To many, the holiday season is often filled with the imagery of warmth, family gatherings and celebration. But what about those who aren’t so lucky to have these positive associations with “the most wonderful time of the year?” For many, especially older adults, this can be an even more lonesome time of year. To better [...]

Hire An Elf®

BrightStar Care® is here to help take the stress out of this busy time, so you and your family can enjoy the wonders of the Holidays and a happy and healthy New Year.  Call BrightStar® to Hire an Elf® this season.  We can help with care for visiting relatives to putting up holiday decorations to [...]

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