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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...

March 19th, 2018 Bristol Seniors: Why Are the Kidneys So Important?

Kidney Care is Extremely Important for Bristol SeniorsMarch 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. Most people know that a major...

November 12th, 2017 Benefits of Gardening with Your Loved One in the South

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, gardening with seniors is popular in the South region.No...

April 4th, 2017 4 strategies when individuals with dementia refuse medication

By Sharon Roth Maguire, MS, RN, GNP-BC Chief Clinical Quality Officer, BrightStar Care People with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia may take multiple medications. And because the risk of missing a dose or confusing pills is so high for...

March 27th, 2017 Healthy Baking and Cooking Tips for Seniors

Helping your loved one follow a special diet for heart disease or diabetes may not mean they have to give up their favorite family recipes. Who knew you could use applesauce instead of oil in mom’s famous blueberry muffins? Try these simple...

February 28th, 2017 What Is Sepsis and How Can BrightStar Care Help?

Sepsis (Septicemia) is one of the most common reasons individuals are readmitted to the hospital after a procedure or treatment for another condition, but many people do not know what it is. In addition to health concerns, this can also cause...

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