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August 18th, 2017 BrightStar Care Award-Winning Home Care

We are honored to have received some of the most prestigious awards in the home care industry on behalf of the national BrightStar Care brand as well as our local agencies. Related Reading:What home care awards mean to you and your family...

August 16th, 2017 What Our Home Care Awards Mean for You & Your Family

By Sharon Roth Maguire, MS, RN, GNP-BC Chief Clinical Quality Officer, BrightStar Care You’ve likely seen them while researching potential home care partners : award logos and seals of approval. Organizations and businesses are &mdash...

August 11th, 2017 Meet Becky Morosky, Director of Nursing at BrightStar Care

As a storm brewed, an emergency plan kicked into action “We’ve had so many misses in the past because of our location on an inlet, nobody thought it was coming anywhere near us,” recalls Becky Morosky, RN, Director of Nursing...

August 4th, 2017 Which Type of Home Care is Right for Your Loved One

Click here to download a printable version of the tips to share with a friend or loved one.

August 3rd, 2017 How to Avoid Dangerous Drug Interactions

By Sharon Roth Maguire, MS, RN, GNP-BC Chief Clinical Quality Officer, BrightStar CareMedications are a blessing and a curse. While we’re fortunate to have access to lifesaving, pain-relieving drugs, their abundance can lead to accidental...

August 2nd, 2017 What is a Guardian and Who Can Qualify?

  Step up To Becoming a Guardian at the Gate -- Courtesy of BrightStar Care/Evanston It has not been the best year for Mom or Dad or even both of them. They've been forgetting  things, leaving the stove or iron on, and they (and...

July 2nd, 2017 Important Home Care Conversations

Many people shy away from discussing issues surrounding aging, especially when decisions could threaten an older person’s independence. While these conversations aren’t always easy, they’re important to have to ensure your parent...

March 8th, 2017 A Daughter's Journey: Don't Worry, Be Happy

My mom nicked her finger cutting an apple once because her hands were trembling. She pretended she didn’t see me notice, and I pretended not to be concerned. After all, it’s a fine line between being intrusive and being well-informed...

March 1st, 2017 BrightStar Care Earns 2017 ‘Best of Home Care Endorsed National Provider’ Award

We are proud to announce that BrightStar Care recently earned the 2017 ‘Best of Home Care Endorsed National Provider’ award from Home Care Pulse, a leading firm in satisfaction research and quality assurance. Only the nation...

December 28th, 2016 5 New Year's Activities for Seniors

New Year’s Eve typically gets associated with staying up late and going to big, raucous parties—not exactly the ideal activities for seniors. That doesn’t mean that you and your elderly loved one can’t celebrate the holiday...

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