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November 30th, 2018 5 Things to Avoid when Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s

Having an older family member who has Alzheimer’s disease isn’t easy. One of the things many family caregivers do when they start helping someone with the disease is to learn as much as possible. They may seek out information about...

November 23rd, 2018 Tips for Playing Games as a Family Activity

Being a multi-generational family caregiver is a fantastic way to manage all of the needs of the different generations of your family, maximize your time and effort, and promote strong bonds. There are many ways you can maximize your care efforts,...

November 19th, 2018 REVEALING THE OCTOBER EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH 

Each month at BrightStar Care® of Chicago and La Grange we choose a staff member EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH award.  This is one of the ways our BrightStar Care offices recognize our top employees from the previous month. The employee who is...

November 15th, 2018 What You Can Do While Preparing the Turkey to Reduce Thanksgiving Foodborne Infection Risk 

Thanksgiving is nearly here, which means that most families are starting to think about that quintessential centerpiece of the holiday table -- the turkey. A Thanksgiving turkey is a treasured tradition and something many people look forward to...

November 10th, 2018 REVERING VETERANS EVERYDAY

November 11th is Veterans Day, an official United States public holiday. As we recognize the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1, it is a fitting time on this Veteran’s Day to recognize all those who served their country in our Armed Forces,...

November 8th, 2018 Learn More During Gluten-Free Diet Awareness Month

Nina’s elderly aunt was just diagnosed with celiac disease and the doctor told them they would need to make some diet changes as part of the treatment. Nina didn’t know anything about celiac disease and felt overwhelmed as she was the...

November 5th, 2018 OUR TEAM AT THE 2018 CHICAGO ALZHEIMER’S WALK

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month so our team joined together to participate in the 2018 Chicago Alzheimer’s Walk. Led by Joe Duellman, President and owner of BrightStar Care of Chicago and La Grange, our team of Linda...

November 2nd, 2018 AN EVENING OF LEARNING AND CAMARADERIE

Another great continuing education event this week where the topic was about the updates to Medicare Home Health Benefits in 2018 and beyond. It was enjoyed by all as we heard as from attendees who remained after the presentation and networked...

October 31st, 2018 What Are the Signs and Symptoms of a Cold?

During the fall and winter, you are likely to hear a considerable amount about cold and flu season. This is especially true if you are a family caregiver, and concerned about the health and well-being of an elderly adult. You know seniors are more...

October 30th, 2018 September Employee of the Month

Join us in congratulating Christy Vasquez, RN for being our newest employee of the month! Want to know how our staff become an employee of the month? They follow and practice our Core Values.

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