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  • Kensington, MD 20895

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March 10th, 2018 Having the Right View of Insomnia as a Bethesda Senior

Insomnia is something that many Bethesda seniors struggle with while they age. The key is to have the right view. Taking steps to cure or curb your insomnia is a process, one that cannot be rushed. The common thought is that all adults need at...

February 19th, 2018 Yoga Classes for the Bethesda Senior Heart

If you are a Bethesda senior looking for excericse classes that promote heart health, Yoga From the Heart is the class for you! In this program, you will learn how to manage physical, spiritual, and emotional stress after an episode, or diagnosis...

February 12th, 2018 February is American Heart Month

 National Heart Failure Awareness Week is February 11-17  To increase national awareness about the severity of this disease, HFSA declared through the US Senate in 2001 the week of Valentine’s Day as National Heart Failure...

January 27th, 2018 Tips for Silver Springs Seniors to Stay Safe

Home safety is very important for Silver Springs seniors. Classes are offered via the Life Safety Unit at the Silver Spring Volunteer Fire Department. At this class you will learn important information such as how to prevent falling, fire safety...

January 18th, 2018 Please Leave Us a Review on Google

To help others know about the experience you've had with the care we've provided, we need your help. You will need to be signed into a Google (Gmail) Account to leave a review.1.   Just click or tap on this ...

November 12th, 2017 Exercises for Seniors to Try in the Northeast

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, exercise with seniors is popular in the Northeast region.To...

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...

March 1st, 2017 BrightStar Care Announces Gaithersburg Job Fair March 8th 10am-5pm

Jobs for CNAs Come work for the best!  BrightStar Care of Montgomery County was just awarded 2017 Best in Home Care Employer of Choice based on employee satisfaction scores gathered from independent third party interviews with employees.  We are...

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...

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