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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...

February 16th, 2017 BrightStar Care® of Charleston 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 Tips for Leading a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle

February is American Heart Month, making it the perfect time to commit to living a healthier lifestyle. Family history is one major risk factor for heart disease, but an unhealthy diet, lack of exercise, smoking, and being overweight can also...

January 25th, 2017 Infusing Charleston Senior Lives with Compassionate Care

Charleston Seniors and Infusion Nurses: Compassionate Relationships Make a DifferenceThe Relationship Between Charleston Seniors and Infusion Nurses: Compassionate Nurses Makes all the Difference Every January 25th is National Infusion Nurse's...

January 17th, 2017 5 Health and Safety Tips for Charleston Seniors in Winter

Winter Safety for Charleston SeniorsTips on Safety and Health for the Charleston Senior in Winter January can not only bring a lot of beautiful snow, but also slippery ice and freezing temperatures. Whether you live up north where it easily drops...

January 5th, 2017 Top New Year’s Resolutions for Family Caregivers and their Charleston Senior Loved Ones

Resolutions for Charleston Seniors and Their CaregiversNew Year, New Resolutions: Resolution Ideas for the Charleston Senior and Their Caregivers A new year means it’s time for a fresh start. It’s time to grab the reins on the things we’ve all...

December 28th, 2016 5 New Year’s Activities Perfect for Charleston Seniors

Activities for Charleston Seniors on New Year'sCharleston Seniors: 5 Activities for Them on New Year's New Year’s Eve typically gets associated with staying up late and going to big, raucous parties—not exactly the ideal activities for Charleston...

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