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  • 6016B Shallowford Road
  • Suite 1300
  • Chattanooga, TN 37421

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January 28th, 2016 Make Control Your Goal with Blood Pressure

February is American Heart Month. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is encouraging Americans to know their blood pressure, and if it’s high, they want you to make control your goal. Uncontrolled high blood pressure is a leading...

January 21st, 2016 Some Answers for the Family Caregiver Who Is Spread Thin

Every day at BrightStar Care Chattanooga we receive phone calls from caregivers who are in need of assistance; someone who can provide back-up care for their loved one so that they can have a day of respite. I applaud them for calling because, for...

January 15th, 2016 Why Falls Happen and What You Can Do About It

Click to download "Speak Up: Reduce Your Risk of Falling" now Every day at BrightStar Care of Chattanooga, we receive phone calls from caregivers who are caring for a loved one who has recently fallen. While falls can happen all year 'round,...

January 7th, 2016 5 Key Areas for Promoting Winter Safety for Seniors

In Chattanooga and throughout most of the south, we have been fortunate to have a warmer weather, thus far. As the temperature drops, older adults run a higher risk of health problems and injuries related to the weather and it’s important that...

February 4th, 2015 Upcoming Senior Events and Support Groups in the Chattanooga, TN and Northest Georgia area

There are many events occurring in and around the Chattanooga, TN and Northwest Georgia area in the month of February.  Caregivers will find attending one or several of these offerings to be very beneficial.CONVERSATIONS ABOUT DEMENTIAMarion...

April 1st, 2014 MAKING THE CONNECTION: INTEGRATING PHYSICAL HEALTH AND PSYCHOSOCIAL ASSESSMENT - STRATEGIES WITH OLDER ADULTS

Click to enlarge.Speaker: Valerie Radu, PhD, LCSW – Valerie completed her doctoral work at Case Western Reserve University in the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences. She holds an MSW degree from Walla Walla University and a BSW degree from...

January 8th, 2014 VA Non-Service Connected Pension Benefits

The VA has finally released their official 2014 increases for Non-Service Connected Pension; better known as Base Pension, Housebound and Aid and Attendance.  Our friends at Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel have prepared...

November 25th, 2013 Studies on Alzheimer's Disease

As a CNA working for BrightStar Care of Greater Chattanooga, I like to stay updated on current Alzheimer's Disease information in order to give knowledgeable care to our many clients who suffer with Alzheimer's Disease.Scientists are conducting...

November 25th, 2013 Alzheimer's Request Poem

Alzheimer’s RequestDo not ask me to remember,Don’t try to make me understand.Let me rest and know you’re with me,Kiss my cheek and hold my hand.I’m confused beyond your concept,I’m sad and sick and...

November 2nd, 2013 Dangerously Low Sodium Levels in the Elderly

One of our clients was recently admitted to the hospital for dangerously low sodium levels.  In the days prior, she was more disoriented, confused and volatile.  It is easy to associate these behaviors to Alzheimer's or even a Urinary Tract...

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