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Elderly Falls: Who’s At Risk?

Presented by Scott Morrison, Owner of 3 BrightStar location in North Georgia. In our last blog, we discussed some elderly falls statistics and were introduced to the dangers of falling for older adults. One in three adults ages 65 or older falls each year, and they can cause hip fractures, head injuries and even instill [...]

10 Ways to Promote a Healthy Retirement Experience for the Elderly

Presented by Scott Morrison, CSA, and Owner of 3 BrightStar Care locations in Metro Atlanta and North Georgia. Retirement is commonly the “next step” after years and years of being in the workforce. You’ve raised your family and you might be slowing down health-wise or just wish to spend time doing other things you enjoy. [...]

February is Heart Awareness Month

Presented by Scott Morrison, CSA and Owner of BrightStar Care of North Georgia Did you know that heart disease is the number 1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year? Did you know that heart disease kills more women than men, at an average rate of one death per minute?  Did you [...]

Understanding Memory Loss

Presented by Scott Morrison, CSA and owner of BrightStar Care of North Georgia As we age, so does our brain, and in turn these changes affect the memory.  The brain begins to lose brain cells and the body produces less of the chemicals your brain cells need to work. These changes can lead to mild [...]

Have You Gotten Your Daily Dose of Sunshine?

Presented by Scott Morrison, CSA and owner of  BrightStar North Georgia The holidays are over and the seasonal cheer is gone, and like it or not, the dead of winter has officially hit. The gloomy, cold weather isn’t going anywhere in the near future and some of us are unhappy about it more than others. [...]

Glaucoma is often referred to as the “silent thief of sight”.

Presented by Scott Morrison, CSA and owner of BrightStar Care of North Georgia January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness for individuals over the age of 60.  It is often referred to as the “silent thief of sight” because there may be no symptoms or pain to warn you [...]

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Presented by BrightStar of North Georgia The month of January is also known as Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. It is a time to increase public awareness and understanding of the disease, methods of screening and prevention, options for treatment, and overall the purpose is to educate the public on resources available to combat this disease. [...]

CareAnswers: Help You and Your Loved Ones Fight the Flu

Presented by Scott Morrison, CSA and BrightStar Care of North Georgia Flu season has begun and is unfortunately off to a deadly start. With early reports stating numerous hospitalizations so early in the season, it’s crucial to stay on top of our health and loved one’s health. Sharon Roth Maguire, a geriatric nurse practitioner and [...]

Living with dementia, there is no quick fix

Provided by BrightStar of North Georgia We live in a world of quick fixes and immediate gratification.  We honk our horns when people miss a beat at a green light, we get aggravated if the Big Mac isn’t ready right away and I find myself getting angry if my computer can’t get me the answer [...]

5 Reasons to Use In-Home Healthcare

Provided by Scott Morrison, CSA  and BrightStar of North Georgia Whether it’s when caring for a child or an elderly loved one, sometimes we all need a little additional help. Before automatically opting for a nursing home or full-time daycare, consider the option of in-home healthcare that allows your loved one to receive treatment and [...]

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