Home care in Wheaton, IL

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  • Wheaton, IL 60187

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January 30th, 2018 FEATURED How Many & How Soon will Seniors require Home Care?

The U.S. population is rapidly aging: roughly 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 every day, according to the Pew Research Center. More than half eventually will need some form of long-term care, according to a 2016 study by the U.S. Department of...

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 Crafting with Seniors in the Midwest

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, crafting with seniors is popular in the Midwest region.Making...

May 17th, 2017 2017 Midwest Nurse of the Year - Debra Moore

When it comes to nursing care, Debra Moore's work ethic and continually positive attitude means the world to the people around her. Congratulations, Debra. https://youtu.be/unO_MxjvuBI

April 30th, 2017 Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one out of every five falls results in a serious injury, such as a bone fracture or head injury.[1] We’re all susceptible to falls, but older adults in particular need to take...

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...

February 16th, 2017 BrightStar Care® of Central DuPage-Wheaton Receives 2017 Best of Home Care® Employer of Choice Award

We are thrilled to announce that we’ve received the Best of Home Care Employer of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse. Only the nation’s top-ranking home care providers earn this distinction based on caregiver satisfaction scores gathered by Home...

February 14th, 2017 BrightStar Care Receives Recognition

BrightStar Care of Central DuPage-Wheaton has been recognized again by Home Care Pulse as one of the best home care providers in the nation and has earned the 2017 Best of Home Care - Employer of Choice Award! The Employer of Choice award is...

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