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February 25th, 2016 Exploring the Possible Ties Between Blood Pressure Medications and Fall Risk

High blood pressure is a very serious condition that can lead to severe illness or even death. But did you know the same medication you may be using to treat this condition could also increase the risk of a dangerous fall? Certain high blood...

February 22nd, 2016 Video: Client Discusses How BrightStar Care Services Have Impacted His Recovery

BrightStar Care Client, Mike Ban, talks with Customer Care Manager, Lenora Alibi, about how he has utilized home care services and how they've made an impact on his recovery from a recent hospitalization. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v...

February 19th, 2016 Weekly Post-CEU Recap

Passionate conversations arose amongst the healthcare professionals in attendance at our CE events this week as two thought-provoking programs were presented. “Senior Orphans” by Teri Dreher, RN, CCRN, iRNPA and “Continuing Care With Home...

February 19th, 2016 10 Ways to Help a Loved One Manage High Blood Pressure

National Heart Month rolls on, and we’ve already looked at risk factors for high blood pressure and other preventative measures. But what happens when your loved one is the person afflicted with potentially crippling heart issues? Amid all the...

February 15th, 2016 Avoiding Readmissions CEU Recap

Healthcare professionals from across the greater Chicagoland region joined us this past Thursday, February 11th,  for a fantastic presentation by Jean Llamas, Nurse Case Manager and owner of Care Navigators.  She shared with us ideas for avoiding...

February 13th, 2016 Nurse Care Manager Answers: What Do You Look for When Referring a Home Care Agency

BrightStar Care of Chicago Owner/CNO, Cheri McEssy, discusses what care managers look for when referring a family to a home care agency. [embed]https://youtu.be/zbXQSXK3KLc[/embed]

February 9th, 2016 BrightStar Care of Chicago Receives 2016 Best of Home Care® Provider of Choice Award

We are thrilled to announce that we’ve received the Best of Home Care Provider of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse. Only the nation’s top-ranking home care providers earn this distinction based on client satisfaction scores gathered by Home Care...

February 5th, 2016 Continuing Education Event- Chicago

Did you know that BrightStar Care hosts a complimentary continuing education event every week? Coming up February 11th, qualified social workers, nurses, discharge planners and administrators can earn 1 continuing education credit by attending...

February 1st, 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 29th, 2016 How Many Risk Factors Do You Have for High Blood Pressure?

"Make Control Your Goal" is the theme for American Heart Month this year with a focus on controlling high blood pressure and an important part of this is knowing your risk factors for high blood pressure. According to the CDC, risk factors include...

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