Home care in St. Louis, MO

  • 2190 S. Mason Rd.
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  • St. Louis, MO 63131

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December 22nd, 2020 The Long Term Care Insurance Conundrum

If you are lucky enough to have a long term care insurance policy, you have most likely been paying for it for many years.  You invested wisely to help eliminate emotional, physical and financial stress when you might need it way in the...

October 29th, 2020 And I'll Remember The Years

I was listening to music yesterday and came across a song by the Dixie Chicks entitled Silent House. Silent House was written by the Chicks and one of my favorite artists, Neil Finn of Crowded House. The song blew me away. As much as I loved...

September 17th, 2020 Get your flu shot

I went to Walgreens the other day and had my flu shot.  It was quick and painless, and, thanks to my Medicare coverage, free to me.  According to the CDC, every adult should get a flu vaccine unless they have “severe, life...


July 9, 2020 Dear clients, caregivers and care partners, Congratulations on your efforts and results so far!  We are pleased to report that none of our private-duty clients or caregivers have been exposed to, shown symptoms of or tested...

May 14th, 2020 Safe Transfers

As a result of a recent event, we want to remind all of our clients and caregivers of the importance of using safe transfer techniques and proper assistive equipment.  More than 20% of all workplace injuries are back injuries, and back...

May 7th, 2020 Home Health vs. Home Care: What’s the Difference?

By: Claire Samuels, staff writerThe terms “home care” and “home health” sound similar, but they provide distinctly different services. Home care offers non-clinical help, such as meal prep and companionship, while home...

May 4th, 2020 Covid-19 Increasing Stroke Risk In Younger Patients

Five COVID-19 patients ages 33 to 49 developed acute ischemic large-vessel stroke, data from a New York City health system showed. "We realized we had seen five young people with large vessel stroke within 2 weeks when we normally see less...

April 15th, 2020 Elevating safety standards to keep clients and caregivers safe

As we move into a new stage of these unprecedented times, we want to briefly pause and give thanks to BrightStar Care nurses, CNAs, HHAs, and all of our professional caregiving staff who ...

April 11th, 2020 Sausagemaking - A Peek Behind the Scense

If you’ve ever wondered about the “sausagemaking” of home care, here’s a sneak peek at what our office team is up to in this unusual day of Covid-19.  Since home care is considered an essential element of healthcare...

March 24th, 2020 Safe at home

Are you considering home care for a senior or other medically frail person?  Perhaps they would do better at home.  Perhaps you are concerned about the spread of Covid-19 in a facility or your loved one being locked down.  How would...

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