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August 24th, 2021 Flu Season Is Upon Us

As with last year, getting a flu shot is super important once again.  September and October are the ideal times.  According to the CDC, every adult should get a flu vaccine unless they have “severe, life-threatening allergies to...

July 29th, 2021 A Guide to Respite Care and Preventing Family Caregiver Burnout

As your parents or other close relatives age, finding a safe living arrangement for them has become your top priority. Perhaps your loved one is reluctant to move to a nursing home or assisted living facility, so you have invited them to move in...

June 18th, 2021 Staying Connected with Your Senior Loved One in a Virtual World

Humans are social creatures who crave companionship, seek out personal connections, and find solace in shared experiences. The coronavirus pandemic began more than a year ago, and virtual interactions are still the safest way to connect with...

June 7th, 2021 First Alzheimer’s Drug to Slow Disease Is Approved by FDA

By Joseph Walker – Wall Street Journal June 7, 2021Biogen drug approved after facing doubts over whether it slows progression of memory-robbing disease The first drug promising to slow the memory-robbing march of Alzheimer’s disease...

May 28th, 2021 BrightStar Care receives The Joint Commission’s 2021 Enterprise Champion for Quality Award reinforcing commitment to a higher standard of care and clinical quality.

We’re proud to have been awarded The Joint Commission’s 2021 Enterprise Champion for Quality Award, which reinforces our commitment to clinical quality to keep clients safe in their homes and, in some cases, help prevent hospital...

May 25th, 2021 5 Ways to Prevent Falls

These strategies can help you avoid potentially serious injuries and keep you strong By Janet Lee May 15, 2021   Falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among U.S. seniors, leading to the deaths of at least 30,000 older...

May 21st, 2021 Caregiver Shortage

I am sure you have heard about the damage Covid-19 has done to employment in the US. Millions of jobs disappeared when Covid closed businesses, schools and most public events. In the healthcare field, the job opportunities actually increased, but...

May 21st, 2021 Why Eating a Balanced Diet Can Get You Through the COVID-19 Blues

Eating a balanced diet protects your physical and mental health, and this is especially true during a pandemic. The disruption of COVID-19 has most of us feeling stressed, and when things seem overwhelming, it’s easy to develop anxiety or...

May 13th, 2021 Helping Seniors Living with Alzheimer’s Stay Active During COVID-19

If you are caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s important to help your loved one stay active and engaged. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, and when people battling dementia are...

April 19th, 2021 11 Things to know about COVID-19 vaccination program

Now that the COVID-19 vaccination program has begun distributing vaccines, there’s a feeling of hope sweeping the nation. Still, many people are hesitant, because they’re not sure that the vaccine benefits outweigh the risks. Do they...

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