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January 24th, 2017 Fall Safety Tips

The New York Times Wellness blog released an article called The Right Way to Fall, in which paratroopers, stunt experts, a physical therapist, and martial arts expert,  weighed in on how to safely fall if the event happens. Unfortunately, we do...

January 20th, 2017 Seniors + Home Safety

With a growing number of older adults living independently, it’s increasingly important to make sure that they’re safe at home. If you’re an older adult living on your own, or care for an older person living alone, here is a list of what you can...

January 17th, 2017 5 Health and Safety Tips for Chesapeake / Virginia Beach Seniors 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 below zero, or down south where it can cool down into the 30’s and 40’s, you’ll want to take extra...

January 17th, 2017 One of the Healthiest Things You Can Do

The National Institute of Health, and the National Institute on Aging, have stated that maintaining an active lifestyle as an older adult has its benefits.  Not only can being physically active help keep you fit, it maintains your strength to...

January 13th, 2017 Activities to Engage your Client with Alzheimer's

The Alzheimer's Association website, alz.org, is a great resource for information regarding the disease, but also a tool for caregivers and families to find ways to interact with their client or loved one. Read below to find how you can bring...

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

A new year means it’s time for a fresh start. It’s time to grab the reins on the things we’ve all been saying we are going to get around to doing but haven’t yet. When you have an aging loved one you are caring for, this means having to make New...

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

New Year’s Eve typically gets associated with staying up late and going to big, raucous parties—not exactly the ideal activities for seniors. That doesn’t mean that you and your elderly loved one can’t celebrate the holiday together. We’ve shared...

December 23rd, 2016 Making the Holidays Safe and Special for Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s

November was Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, and much was talked about. BrightStar Care’s very own dementia care expert and Chief Clinical Quality Officer Sharon Roth Maguire, MS, RN, GNP-BC, and care expert Deborah Hustace, RN, MBA, Senior Director...

December 22nd, 2016 20 Tips to Help Seniors Stick to Their Diets at the Holidays

Picture the typical holiday table and you’ll likely envision an abundant spread of stuffing, turkey, latkes, and pies. Now imagine navigating all that and trying to stick to a low-sodium, low-fat, or low-sugar diet. That’s the challenge in front...

December 16th, 2016 6 Holiday Safety Tips to Prepare for Your Parent’s Visit

The holidays are a special time of the year when all generations keep gather together under one roof. Make that time as enjoyable and stress-free as possible by making your home a safer space for aging parents and other loved ones. Our Chief...

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