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July 7th, 2018 Real Estate Tax Relief For Arlington Seniors

Real Estate Tax Relief For Arlington Seniors   With the costs of homes and apartments on the rise in Arlington County, officials are looking to give some eligible seniors a break.  Katie Cristol, the Arlington County Board Chair is...

June 21st, 2018 Creating a Safe Environment for Those with Alzheimer’s in Arlington

Keeping People with Alzheimer’s Safe at Home in Arlington   Being safe at home is important for everyone, but it is essential for those who are living with Alzheimer’s or dementia. People with Alzheimer’s may...

June 14th, 2018 June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

BrightStar Care of Arlington / Alexandria is Supporting the Alzheimer’s Association’s The Longest DayOn June 21, 2018, which is the longest day of the year and summer solstice, thousands of people will join together to show their love...

May 21st, 2018 Recovering at home after surgery or medical treatment

Recovering Safely At Home with BrightStarGet support after surgery or medical treatment in Arlington, Alexandria and DC The most common concern after a medical treatment or surgery is that you will do too much, too soon  It's an issue if...

April 5th, 2018 Celebrating our 2018 Regional Nurses of the Year

What makes nurses so special? We believe it is a special combination of head and heart. They have the knowledge and clinical expertise to provide the very best care as well as genuine compassion and empathy during their patients' most...

November 12th, 2017 Benefits of Gardening with Your Loved One in the South

In honor of National Family Caregivers Month, BrightStar Care took a look at the most popular family caregiver activities across the country. Based on national search data from Google, gardening with seniors is popular in the South region.No...

April 4th, 2017 4 strategies when individuals with dementia refuse medication

By Sharon Roth Maguire, MS, RN, GNP-BC Chief Clinical Quality Officer, BrightStar Care People with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia may take multiple medications. And because the risk of missing a dose or confusing pills is so high for...

March 27th, 2017 Healthy Baking and Cooking Tips for Seniors

Helping your loved one follow a special diet for heart disease or diabetes may not mean they have to give up their favorite family recipes. Who knew you could use applesauce instead of oil in mom’s famous blueberry muffins? Try these simple...

February 28th, 2017 What Is Sepsis and How Can BrightStar Care Help?

Sepsis (Septicemia) is one of the most common reasons individuals are readmitted to the hospital after a procedure or treatment for another condition, but many people do not know what it is. In addition to health concerns, this can also cause...

February 16th, 2017 BrightStar Care® of Arlington Receives 2017 Best of Home Care® Employer of Choice Award

We are thrilled to announce that we’ve received the Best of Home Care Employer of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse. Only the nation’s top-ranking home care providers earn this distinction based on caregiver satisfaction scores gathered by Home...

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