Compassion, integrity, family, excellence, trustworthiness, accountability, and diversity
At BrightStar Care Arlington, VA, owned by Reem Aloul, our home health care agency provides exceptional quality in home care and medical staffing solutions to families and businesses in Northern Virginia.
Our mission is to offer peace of mind to our clients and their loved ones by providing the highest quality services that help families and businesses live and perform their best. We strive to help our clients live well in every setting and stage of life. Our aim is to provide more – more comfort, more security, more quality, more time, and more peace of mind. Our values empower us to provide compassionate care and exceptional service. Any Time, Any Place…
Local owner, Reem Aloul, is proud to be a part of great network of BrightStar offices across the country, and to focus on serving clients in Arlington County & Alexandria City and surrounding areas.
From personal experience, Reem knows how difficult it is to be geographically separated from loved ones who need care. “My team and I want to help members of our community maintain or improve their independence level and age at home”, Reem says. “We greatly appreciate our clients letting our family at BrightStar Care Arlington help theirs and we promise them exceptional quality care”.
Reem Aloul, CSA
Reem is the owner and manager of BrightStar Care of Arlington. After over 20 years of senior executive experience in the areas of management consulting and international economic and social development – during which she travelled the world supporting people, businesses, and governments improve their operations and service delivery, Reem decided to focus on helping people in our local community remain in the comfort of their homes. She founded BrightStar Care of Arlington and became a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA).
She is passionate about aging in place and providing clients and their families the peace of mind knowing that their loved ones are in good hands with BrightStar caregivers.
Reem is personally involved in selecting and coaching our caregivers to meet and exceed client expectations. Reem lives in Arlington, VA. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Economics, with a minor in Psychology, from the American University in Cairo in 1992.
Marquerite (Maggie) Magloire, RN
Ms Maggie Magloire, RN serves as our Director of Nursing. She has been a critical care nurse for nearly 30 years. After years of providing nursing services in ICU and Emergency Room environments, Maggie transitioned into homecare. She is a nurturing person and very passionate about quality care. Her goal is to ensure that all her clients get the best care possible and that our care team is well trained and supported to be able to deliver our higher standards of care. She values BrightStar clients as individuals and celebrate the life they have lived and entrusted in her care.
Keith Staples, Liason Manager
Keith Staples joins the BrightStar Care of Arlington team as our Community Liaison Manager from the marketing and advertising field. A local Alexandria resident, Keith comes to our team with extensive experience in sales, marketing, print display advertising, direct mail programs, internet search engine marketing, and local community events. Keith is a strong believer in ‘aging in place’. His compassion comes from personal experience in providing care for his elderly parents who live with dementia. He very well understands the challenge of caring for a loved one and the importance of involving home care professionals. Once he saw the loving competent care his parents received he knew this was a field he would be passionate about and where he would be proud to add value!
Yodite Mezegebu, Care Manager
Ms. Yodite Mezegebu, Care Manager, has 10 years of experience in customer service in Corporate America. She holds a Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix. Yodite worked as an office administrator, where she was managing three different locations and was a liaison among the main corporate office, clients and employees. She has always had an interest in healthcare and decided to get involved in home care. Customer and employee satisfaction is her main goal. Yodite’s day-to-day job is to help our caregivers and clients in any way possible and make them happy.
Erica Samuels, Care Manager
Ms. Erica Samuels, Care Manager, has over 17 years of experience in the customer service and management fields. She holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Management Studies from the University of Maryland and a Master’s Degree in Entrepreneurial Management. Erica previously worked as a Project Manager where she managed and staffed employees globally in the service industries. She has a passion for helping others and that is what led her desire to join the healthcare field. Erica enjoys ensuring that both our clients and our Employees are happy and well-served.
Perpetue (Manzi) Kikoni, RN, BSN,
Ms. Perpetue (Manzi) Kikoni, a lead field nurse, is an experienced registered nurse with 20 years of clinical and managerial experience in hospital as well as home settings in Virginia, Maryland and West Virginia. She holds a BSN from Alderson-Broddus College, Philippi, WV (1996). She has extensive experience in direct patient care — over 15 years of experience as an emergency room nurse and nurse manager. Manzi has a long track record of being patient-focused and a very compassionate healthcare professional. She is bi-lingual and deeply involved in community activities. She is passionate about employee training and patient education in order to maintain the highest quality of care. Manzi believes in “aging in place” and works with BrightStar clients in exploring options that best achieve their goals in terms of staying home safely.
Questions about our care team?
Please contact BrightStar Care Arlington or call (703) 520-1050 and we'll be happy to answer them.