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August 12th, 2018 How Seniors In Boise Can Avoid Exposure To Air Pollutants In Wildfire Smoke

Boise Seniors Have Greater Risk of Reacting to Smoky Conditions “When there’s really bad forest fire smoke, you can’t even see the Foothills,” says pulmonologist Dr. Kate Sutherland of the Saint Alphonsus...

July 22nd, 2018 What Challenges Do Discharge Planners Face?

Social Workers Facilitate Discharge and Support for Patient and Family After Hospitalization, Presented by BrightStar Care of BoiseWhen a patient is ready for discharge after a hospitalization, they are referred to a hospital social...

July 12th, 2018 Solving Hunger for Boise Seniors

Local Programs Help Boise Seniors with Food-Insecurites Estimates are that 52% of more than 110,000 Boise seniors rely on Social Security for half of their income. These seniors are at risk of food insecurity.   According to the Idaho Food...

June 25th, 2018 Is it Safe to Leave a Boise Senior Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease Home Alone?

How to Determine if a Person with Alzheimer’s is Safe to Be Alone at Home At a certain point if the life of a loved one who has Alzheimer’s, you will have to carefully evaluate whether they are safe to be home alone. Determine the...

June 14th, 2018 The Longest Day - Fundraising for the Alzheimer's Association Greater Idaho Chapter

What Does Your Donation Do To Support Boise Seniors with Alzheimer’s Disease?  The Alzheimer’s Association is a global organization, working to advance care, support and research across the world. From face-to face support...

May 31st, 2018 BrightStar Care's Andrea Andrews Awarded 2018 Idaho Caregiver of the Year

Congratulations to Andrea Andrews - Idaho's 2018 Caregiver of the Year Every year HAPPEN (http://www.happenidaho.com/) hosts the annual Caregiver of the Year awards. Facilities, hospitals, in home care companies, and other healthcare...

May 21st, 2018 Going Home After Surgery - Activity Tips

Going Home After SurgeryPost-Surgery Activity Tips for Boise SeniorsWhen a patient is able to return to his own home after leaving the hospital there should be a transitional care plan in place and support at home. A patient will also need to...

May 14th, 2018 How many Boise Seniors are Isolated?

Isolated Boise Seniors and Health Risks Companionship for Isolated Boise Seniors Recent studies show one in five older adults are socially isolated from family or friends, increasing their risks for poor mental and physical health, as well as...

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...

November 12th, 2017 Healthy Cooking for Seniors in the West

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, cooking with seniors is popular in the West region.In the West...

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