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November 26th, 2018 Alzheimer's Awareness: Dementia can cause problems with thinking, memory, and reasoning

What Is Dementia?   Alzheimer's Awareness:  Dementia can cause problems with thinking, memory, and reasoning Hearing the news that a loved one has Alzheimer’s or Dementia can be unsettling, even scary. It’s important...

November 13th, 2018 How do Dementia caregivers find a new balance?

Alzheimer’s Awareness in Eire,PA Honors National Family Caregiving Month! How do Dementia caregivers find a new balance?One of the greatest challenges family caregivers face is not knowing how much assistance to give or when to give it...

October 24th, 2018 Social Security announces its cost-of-living adjustment

Your 2019 Medicare Open Enrollment ChecklistSocial Security announces its cost-of-living adjustment, and Medicare releases key information about premiums and plan choices. It's also the time of year when seniors can do something about the...

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...

October 11th, 2018 A Flu Vaccine is the Best Protection For Erie Seniors Against Flu

People 65 Years and Older & InfluenzaA Flu Vaccine is the Best Protection For Erie Seniors Against Flu   It has been recognized for many years that people 65 years and older are at greater risk of serious complications from the flu...

September 21st, 2018 Leading Home Care Franchise with Office in Erie, PA Receives Honor from The Joint Commission

BrightStar Care Named 2018 Enterprise Champion For Quality Award For 6th Year!Leading Home Care Franchise with Office in Erie, PA Receives Honor from The Joint CommissionBrightStar Care, a national private duty home care and medical staffing...

September 10th, 2018 Going Mobile – How to Improve A Senior’s Mobility and Reduce Falls

September is Fall Prevention Month in Erie! Going Mobile – How to Improve A Senior’s Mobility and Reduce FallsImproving Erie senior’s mobility is not only about safety — it’s also about dignity and independence...

August 26th, 2018 High blood pressure increases risk of dementia in Seniors

Research shows elevated blood pressure in older adult predicts an increase in Alzheimer's diseaseA new study on hypertension and brain health in older age shows links to Alzheimer’s High blood pressure, or hypertension, is known to put...

August 14th, 2018 Caregiver Resources for Erie Families

Responding to the Needs of Family Caregivers in Erie   Maureen A. Wendt of The Dale Association, a Lockport PA based non-profit organization that provides caregiver support services and enrichment activities for adults, reported that &ldquo...

July 24th, 2018 West Nile Virus Alert in Erie County

About West Nile Virus in Erie CountyMosquito Pool in City of Erie Tests PositiveErie County Health Department announced that the second mosquito pool  test this year turned up positive for the virus in Erie County. The West Nile Virus was...

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