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April 10th, 2017 No One Wants Dad

“When Dad’s Alzheimer’s got worse, Mom would call frantically and sometimes I could hear him screaming in the background. His irritability soon became aggression, so the first time Mom called sobbing that he had hit her, I knew that this was...

April 4th, 2017 4 strategies when individuals with dementia refuse medication

By Sharon Roth Maguire, MS, RN, GNP-BC Chief Clinical Quality Officer, BrightStar Care People with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia may take multiple medications. And because the risk of missing a dose or confusing pills is so high for...

March 27th, 2017 Healthy Baking and Cooking Tips for Seniors

Helping your loved one follow a special diet for heart disease or diabetes may not mean they have to give up their favorite family recipes. Who knew you could use applesauce instead of oil in mom’s famous blueberry muffins? Try these simple...

March 14th, 2017 Wandering: I Want to Go Home

“I Want To Go Home”. Heartbreaking and frustrating, but it’s not your fault. More than 60% of those with Alzheimer’s will wander, and if they are not found within 24 hours, up to half will suffer serious injury or death. People living with...

February 28th, 2017 What Is Sepsis and How Can BrightStar Care Help?

Sepsis (Septicemia) is one of the most common reasons individuals are readmitted to the hospital after a procedure or treatment for another condition, but many people do not know what it is. In addition to health concerns, this can also cause...

February 27th, 2017 Falls in Home Can Be Fatal

Don’t Let a Fall Steal Your Retirement. Falls Are Often Life Changing Events Living at home and going about daily activities without fear of injury is essential to maintaining a high quality of life. As we strive to age in place, seniors living...

February 21st, 2017 Alzheimer’s Awareness: Caring for Sundowners Syndrome

A sunset is an occasion most of us celebrate and enjoy. It's a time to enjoy the transition from the often hectic and trying pace of the day to the more relaxing nature of evening. But for many elderly people who suffer from Alzheimer's disease or...

February 14th, 2017 BrightStar Care of Delray Beach Named Provider of Choice - 2017

Home Care Pulse, the Nation’s leading independent satisfaction research firm, named BrightStar Care of Delray Beach the 2017 Best of Home Care – Provider of Choice Award. BrightStar Care of Delray Beach is now ranked among a select few home care...

February 14th, 2017 Tips for Leading a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle

February is American Heart Month, making it the perfect time to commit to living a healthier lifestyle. Family history is one major risk factor for heart disease, but an unhealthy diet, lack of exercise, smoking, and being overweight can also...

February 2nd, 2017 Dancing for Alzheimer’s

It has long been known that dancing can be beneficial for health. But recent studies point to a material beneficial effect of dancing for those afflicted with Alzheimer’s. Together with other studies which measure the effect of various movement...

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