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Home care in Erie, PA

  • 1001 State Street
  • Suite 1012
  • Erie, PA 16501

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April 5th, 2018 Celebrating our 2018 Regional Nurses of the Year

What makes nurses so special? We believe it is a special combination of head and heart. They have the knowledge and clinical expertise to provide the very best care as well as genuine compassion and empathy during their patients' most...

March 20th, 2018 What Erie Seniors Should Know about Chronic Kidney Disease

Erie Seniors: March is National Kidney Month! Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major public health concern. CKD often goes undetected until it is very advanced (when someone would need dialysis or a transplant).  But when it is diagnosed...

March 10th, 2018 Options For The Erie Senior Suffering From Sleep Disorder

In most cases, Erie seniors suffering from a sleep disorder can be easily treated after being diagnosed with a specific disorder. CPAP is one particular form of treatment. This involves using a mask that supplies you with air pressure in the nose...

February 21st, 2018 Activities for the Erie Senior

Erie seniors who struggle physically or mentally because of heart stroke episodes, may sometimes find it difficult to find community. This could be because they are self conscious, or it may be because they may struggle to find a program to...

February 12th, 2018 February is American Heart Month

Heart disease is a major threat to senior health.    In fact, 84 percent of people age 65 years and older die from heart disease. Though heart disease risks increase with age, it doesn’t have to be an inevitable part of...

January 27th, 2018 Home Safety: Erie Seniors Safe at Home

Home safety is essential for Erie seniors. Through your local Erie County Department of Senior Services, you can have someone do a safety walk-through to help you rearrange potential safety hazards. By having someone do this, you as an Erie...

January 10th, 2018 Please Leave Us a Review on Google

To help others know about the experience you've had with the care we've provided, we need your help. You will need to be signed into a Google (Gmail) Account to leave a review.1.   Just click or tap on this ...

December 20th, 2017 Enjoying the Holidays with Your Erie Senior

Making the Holidays a Happy One with Your Erie Loved One The holiday time of year should be one full of joy and excitement. The air is turning crisp, magic is in the air, and it is a time to share special memories with loved ones. This may prove...

December 15th, 2017 Tips for Successful Visits with Erie Seniors During the Holidays

Tips for Visiting with Erie Seniors This Holiday Season and All Year LongThe holidays offer families a special opportunity to celebrate common bonds. But what about elderly family members who live alone? It is always important to include these...

November 28th, 2017 November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

BrightStar Care of Erie Celebrates Alzheimer's Awareness MonthSince November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month, here are some thoughtful tips for communicating with someone with Alzheimer's or dementia:Never argue...

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