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  • Kensington, MD 20895

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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...

May 11th, 2018 National Nurses Week - Montgomery County Nurse Recognition

BrightStar Care of Bethesda / Silver Spring Celebrates National Nurses Week - Montgomery County Nurse RecognitionThank You to Our Montgomery County Director of NursingKelly BarnesNurses aren’t angels, but they may be the closest thing we...

April 24th, 2018 Common Chronic Conditions for Bethesda Seniors

Bethesda Seniors Suffer from Chronic Conditions, But BrightStar Care Can Help! All too often, because there are so many chronic conditions that seem to afflict older persons, there is the mistaken perception that diabetes, arthritis and the like,...

April 10th, 2018 Help and Coping with Parkinson's Disease as a Bethesda Senior

If you are a Bethesda senior living with Parkinson's Disease, do not feel frightened or alone, help and support are available! BrightStar Care, along with many other community facilties/programs can provide you with the care and support you...

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...

March 19th, 2018 Kidney Care is Extremely Important for Bethesda Seniors!

Are Bethesda Seniors Taking Care of Their Kidneys?   March is National Kidney Month and the National Kidney Foundation is urging all Americans to give their kidneys a second thought and a well-deserved checkup.Quick Facts on Kidney...

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...

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