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October 4th, 2016 BrightStar Care Chattanooga chosen as Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month

BrightStar Care Chattanooga was recently chosen as Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month! We are honored to have been selected out of so many small businesses in the area. BrightStar Care is the ONLY home care provider in the...

September 20th, 2016 Not your typical sales call

Recently I made a sales call to Siskin Spine. Our staff of certified CNA and MA are able to provide one-on-one assistance to individuals who have been injured while on the job.  Most Workman's Compensation insurance covers 100% of the services we...

September 20th, 2016 BrightStar Care of Chattanooga Ribbon Cutting

In 1946, 3.4 million babies were born. Of those, 2.8 million are still alive including George and Laura Bush, Bill Clinton, Donald Trump and my parents!  By 2030 when the first baby boomers reach 84, the number of Americans over 65 will...

September 18th, 2016 Always ask if self-pay for a medical procedure cost less than your insurance co-pay

When we lived in South Georgia, I could run and bike for miles on open stretches of road. Living in Lookout Mountain, GA has proved different. I traded in my running shoes and began to 'speed walk' with my dear friend. We referred to those 6 mile...

September 9th, 2016 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...

September 2nd, 2016 Celebrate Your Parent’s Career This Labor Day

Many people think of Labor Day as the unofficial end of summer, a last chance to relish barbecue and the outdoors. However, the origin of Labor Day goes back to 1885 when the day was first observed to honor the achievements of America’s workers.[1...

August 26th, 2016 Elderly Pneumonia FAQ: Learn the Signs and Risks

If you help care for your aging parent, then you’ve probably heard the importance of taking preventative measures against pneumonia. That’s because seniors are much more prone to catching the illness. In fact, according to a 2009 study, the annual...

August 19th, 2016 Backyard Picnic Tips for the Whole Family

A picnic can be a fun summer activity the whole family can enjoy together, but there are some special considerations to keep in mind when elderly family members will be part of your get together. Luckily, planning a picnic right in your own...

August 12th, 2016 Medication Management Tips for Seniors

As a senior parent ages and his or her body starts to slow and break down, the need for prescription medicines will likely increase. Keeping track of multiple medicines and all that comes with that (dose amounts and times, side effects...

August 5th, 2016 Beat the Heat With These Indoor Activities for Seniors

As July turns to August, temperatures reach annual highs. While we all love to savor the outdoors come summer, it’s important to take care in the extreme heat, especially for seniors, who are more prone to heat-related illness. Keeping indoors is...

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