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October 15th, 2018 Celebrating our 2018 Regional Caregivers of the Year

Each year, it is our honor to celebrate the best of the best Caregivers, Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), and Home Health Aides (HHAs), throughout the BrightStar Care organization through our Caregiver of the Year program. Our Regional...

July 24th, 2018 Facts about Medical Case Managers in Bristol, Presented by BrightStar Care of Bristol

What do Medical Case Managers in Bristol Do?Facts about Hospital Case Managers:Case managers are registered nurses Case managers work closely with patients, family members, and physicians to ensure patients receive the best care possibleCase...

July 13th, 2018 Tennessee Healing Hands Clinic Has Been Helping Bristol Seniors for 20 Years

A Shout Out to the Volunteers and Staff Who Serve our Community   Healing Hands opened in November 1997 to provide health care for people who couldn’t afford a doctor.   They began Healing Hands with one volunteer doctor who saw...

June 25th, 2018 Staying Safe at Home is Essential for Bristol Seniors with Alzheimer’s Disease

Safety Tips for Bristol Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s Disease Caregivers of a loved one with dementia can improve home safety in order to minimize hazards and ensure a comfortable environment. Household Safety Tips:Create clutter-free paths...

June 14th, 2018 Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease in Tennessee

In Tennessee, 13.3 percent – one in eight – of those aged 45 and over report they are experiencing confusion or memory loss that is happening more often or is getting worse (“subjective cognitive decline”). Nearly half of...

May 21st, 2018 When Is It Unsafe to Be a Senior Home Alone?

How do you tell if a senior is not safe to live alone? Determining it's time for a caregiver When a relative is spending a lot of time at a medical facility or at home, care options should be explored. The risk of accidents, infections or...

May 14th, 2018 Recommendations to Prevent Falls in Bristol Seniors

Fall Prevention Care in Bristol3 Recommendations to Help Prevent Falls in Bristol Seniors One fall can cause a hip fracture or other acute injury in adults and potentially lead to the loss of mobility or independence, or even result in death...

April 24th, 2018 Many Bristol Seniors Have Both Chronic Illnesses and "Geriatric Syndromes"

Bristol Seniors Suffer with Chronic Conditions, but BrightStar Care Can Help!   Chronic diseases such as such as heart disease and diabetes are common among older adults. In fact, many older adults have more than one chronic...

April 10th, 2018 Support for the Bristol Senior with Parkinson's Disease

Because Parkinson's Disease is a brain focused condition, Bristol seniors may have difficulty in better quality of life as they experience the different stages of Parkinson's. Early onset Parkinson's Disease allows seniors to continue...

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...

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