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January 10th, 2018 Please Leave Us a Review on Google

To help others know about the experience you've had with the care we've provide, we need your help. You will need to be signed into a Google (Gmail) Account to leave a review.1.   Just click or tap on this ...

December 19th, 2017 Setting Limits for Yourself During the Holidays While Caregiving to Charlotte Seniors

Boundaries for the Charlotte Senior Caregiver During the Holidays The holidays are the time when a lot people are on edge. As a Charlotte senior caregiver, know your triggers. People - in many cases relatives - or memories are big triggers for...

December 15th, 2017 Tips for Successful Visits with Charlotte Seniors During the Holidays

Tips for Visiting with Charlotte Seniors This Holiday Season and All Year LongThe holidays offer families a special opportunity to celebrate common bonds. But what about elderly family members who live alone? It is always important to include...

November 28th, 2017 November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

BrightStar Care of Charlotte Celebrates Alzheimer's Awareness MonthSince November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month, here are some thoughtful tips for communicating with someone with Alzheimer's or dementia:Never...

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 29th, 2017 2017 Community Social Worker of the the Year Award

2017 Community Social Worker of the YearCongratulations to Terri Williams, BSW, MSW and LCSW on Being Named  2017 Social Worker of the Year at the Annual Centralina Social Worker Appreciation Luncheon for Mecklenburg County. “It was humbling to...

March 29th, 2017 BrightStar Care 2014 Caregiver of the Year

Congratulations to Leighshaun Blackman on Being Named BrightStar Care 2014 Caregiver of the Year "It is an amazing achievement that i never thought that i would be the one to be honored in this kind of situation. Its such a blessing that I...

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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