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May 11th, 2015 Kelly Honn: Former financial planner switched to nursing

When 9/11 hit, not a lot of people were investing their money anymore, uncertain of what the future held. That didn’t bode well for financial advisor Kelly Honn. At the time, the 64-year-old was taking care of an elderly neighbor when she was...

May 5th, 2015 Jesus Adaniel: From nurse to franchisee, all in the name of love

Jesus Adaniel’s track record could be featured in a New York Times best-selling novel. A former Army Lieutenant. A RN and CRNI. An assistant nurse manager in the Trauma Intensive Care Unit. Sprinkle on pediatric certifications, and Adaniel even...

December 1st, 2014 Answering Your Questions About the Flu Shot

Flu season is here. With chilly temperatures and harmful viruses spreading, there’s no better time to get your annual flu shot. But did you know this year’s flu shot will offer protection against H1N1 virus, in addition to two other influenza...

May 16th, 2014 5 Qualities to Look for In Home Care Service

We recently wrote about the research we conducted that identified the higher standard of home care that families are seeking when they have a loved one in need. However, families looking for quality care also find themselves faced with a lack of...

January 24th, 2014 5 Questions to Ask a Doctor About Pending Procedures

There's no question that we want the best for ourselves and our loved ones and this often is the driving force that pushes us to be our own best advocates. But when it comes to healthcare, it can feel like we as patients are not in the driver's...

November 21st, 2013 Tips for Reducing Loneliness In Seniors During the Holidays

The holidays are times for family, friends and food. Time-honored traditions of gathering with loved ones and sharing in the holiday spirit are things to look forward to, but for some, there can be isolation and even depression in seniors, who can...

June 4th, 2013 Statistics Make the Case for Promoting Elderly Falls Prevention

Today, we are exploring a prevalent issue: elderly falls. Each and every day seniors across the country endure falls while others have risk factors that they might not even be aware of, making the topic of falls prevention a critical one. Looking to make a difference in people's lives? At BrightStar Care you can do that every day.

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