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Home care in Kensington, MD

  • 10400 Connecticut Ave
  • Suite 512
  • Kensington, MD 20895

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September 21st, 2018 Leading Home Care Franchise with Office in Bethesda, MD Receives Honor from The Joint Commission

BrightStar Care Named 2018 Enterprise Champion For Quality Award For 6th Year!Leading Home Care Franchise with Office in Bethesda, MD Receives Honor from The Joint CommissionBrightStar Care, a national private duty home care and medical staffing...

September 10th, 2018 Why go to ER when experiencing chronic body pain?

September is Pain Awareness Month!Why go to ER when experiencing chronic body pain?Almost everyone who lives with pain has been to the emergency room at some time.You may have gone because your pain was out of control and you could not reach your...

August 26th, 2018 Caring for Montgomery County Kids

A great opportunity for Seniors in Montgomery County to Volunteer!!YMCA Youth and Family Services and Montgomery County Children's Advocates Kick Off New Mentor Recruiting Initiative Mentoring is a successful intervention among at-risk youth...

August 11th, 2018 What a Bethesda Geriatrician Says About Caring For Seniors

Bethesda Geriatrician is Moved and Inspired by His Patients Bethesda Magazine featured Dr. Gary Wilks, Geriatrician, talking about older patientsWhat are the hidden dangers, tough decisions Geriatricians face when caring for Bethesda...

August 8th, 2018 Montgomery Village Health Care Center Event

How to solve the day to day problems Montgomery County families are facingBrightStar Care of Montgomery County particpated in an special event at Montgomery Village Health Care Center about solving the day to day problems that families are facing.

July 21st, 2018 Discharge Planning Helps Patients Acquire the Care They Need to Recover at Home

How Hospital Discharge Planners Help PatientsPresented by BrightStar Care of Bethesda / Silver Spring Discharge planners help patients acquire the resources they need to safely recover after surgery and medical procedures. However, helping...

July 12th, 2018 Food Insecurity - Do You Know a Bethesda Senior Who Needs Groceries?

Hunger and Bethesda, Maryland SeniorsMaryland Food Bank National numbers for seniors experiencing hunger nationally are above pre-Great Recession numbers: 7.7 percent in 2016 vs. 6.3 percent in 2007. Women make up nearly six in ten food-insecure...

June 21st, 2018 Making Sure Bethesda Seniors with Alzhiemer’s Can Move Around the House Safely

Home Safety is a Priority for Bethesda Seniors with Alzheimer’s   Falls are the most common cause of injuries among senior citizens and the top reason for a hospital admission for trauma. One-third of people aged 65 and over will fall...

June 15th, 2018 Caring for Loved Ones in Bethesda / Silver Spring with Alzheimer’s or Dementia

Dementia is a Mental Decline that Interferes With a Person’s Daily Life, and is Not a Normal Part of Aging for Bethesda Seniors. The symptoms can include problems with memory, communication, and thinking. The 3 most common types of...

May 21st, 2018 Preventing Complications After Surgery

Support after surgery can help prevent complicationsTips for Avoiding Complications after Surgery: 1.)  Breath -  Deep coughing, commonly referred to as "a cough and deep breathe," is encouraged at this time.  Coughing...

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