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October 15th, 2018 Celebrating our 2018 Regional Caregivers of the Year

Each year, it is our honor to celebrate the best of the best Caregivers, Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), and Home Health Aides (HHAs), throughout the BrightStar Care organization through our Caregiver of the Year program. Our Regional...

August 22nd, 2018 What is Tai Chi and What Is It Good For?

Everyone needs exercise to stay healthy, including older adults. However, as people age, it may be harder to start a new exercise routine. Aging joints and weakened muscles may make some kinds of exercise too difficult and painful. So, when your...

August 9th, 2018 How to Spot a Mini Stroke

As a family caregiver, you may be aware of the signs of a stroke, but would you recognize a mini-stroke? The symptoms aren’t as dramatic as those of a full-blown stroke, so they can be easy to mistake for something else. In addition, the...

July 17th, 2018 What Can You Expect a Senior Community Center to Offer?

You've heard how socialization benefits the health. You want to make sure your parents have ample opportunities to be social. There are two ways you can make sure your parents avoid feeling lonely and isolated. Look to senior centers and home...

July 5th, 2018 Help Seniors Celebrate National Blueberry Month

In July, it’s easy to get excited about all the wonderful fruits and vegetables that can be found in farmer’s markets, grocery stores and roadside stands, but one berry always steals the show. Not only are blueberries sweet and...

June 19th, 2018 All About Scleroderma and Elderly Adults

June is Scleroderma Awareness Month, where family caregivers and elderly adults can gather information to educate themselves on this serious autoimmune disorder. While scleroderma is not well-known, it’s easy to overlook the impact this...

June 5th, 2018 How Can You Talk to Your Senior about Aging? 

Talking about aging isn't always fun, especially if your elderly family member has avoided the topic in the past. But as your senior's caregiver, these are conversations that you need to have now and again.Get Clear on Your Own Concerns...

May 15th, 2018 How Can Your Senior Manage Arthritis Pain During Hot Weather? 

Some aging adults find that they experience more arthritis pain when the temperature starts to climb. There may be other factors beyond just the temperature, however, so it helps to have a well-rounded plan in place to keep your senior comfortable...

May 8th, 2018 Nurse's Week - What Are the Differences Between Home Care and Skilled Nursing Care?

From May 6 to 12, National Nurses Week is celebrated throughout the U.S. It's a time when you pay thanks to the nurses who make such a big difference in the lives of all ages. Senior citizens in need of skilled nursing care see a higher level...

May 1st, 2018 Food Cheats That Add Nutrients to Your Mom's Favorite Treats

Getting your mom to eat a balanced diet is getting harder. She prefers foods that are easy to eat and take little preparation. If there's no preparation involved, she's happiest. In an average day, she'll eat three or four yogurts...

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