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Home care in Fairfax, VA

  • 10517C Braddock Rd
  • Fairfax, VA 22032-2236

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March 4th, 2016 In Home Care Can Make Home A Viable Senior Housing Option

About 90% of seniors plan to live in their current homes for the next 5 to 10 years, according to the United States of Aging Survey. BankRate.com recently published an article exploring senior housing options, including aging in place at home...

February 25th, 2016 Exploring the Possible Ties Between Blood Pressure Medications and Fall Risk

High blood pressure is a very serious condition that can lead to severe illness or even death. But did you know the same medication you may be using to treat this condition could also increase the risk of a dangerous fall? Certain high blood...

February 19th, 2016 10 Ways to Help a Loved One Manage High Blood Pressure

National Heart Month rolls on, and we’ve already looked at risk factors for high blood pressure and other preventative measures. But what happens when your loved one is the person afflicted with potentially crippling heart issues? Amid all the...

February 8th, 2016 Caregiver of The Year Arcilia Motsoasele

BrightStar Awards the 2015 Caregiver of the Year Award to Arcilia MotsoaseleArcilia Motsoasele (r) was awarded BrightStar’s coveted “Caregiver of the Year” Arcilia Motsoasele (r) was awarded BrightStar’s coveted “Caregiver of the Year” award on...

January 29th, 2016 How Many Risk Factors Do You Have for High Blood Pressure?

"Make Control Your Goal" is the theme for American Heart Month this year with a focus on controlling high blood pressure and an important part of this is knowing your risk factors for high blood pressure. According to the CDC, risk factors include...

January 28th, 2016 Make Control Your Goal with Blood Pressure

February is American Heart Month. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is encouraging Americans to know their blood pressure, and if it’s high, they want you to make control your goal. Uncontrolled high blood pressure is a leading...

January 21st, 2016 Some Answers for the Family Caregiver Who Is Spread Thin

Are you or is someone you know one of the more than 50 million Americans providing care for a loved one? If so, then you might also fall into the "sandwich generation," those family caregivers who are "sandwiched" between taking care of an aging...

January 15th, 2016 Why Falls Happen and What You Can Do About It

Click to download "Speak Up: Reduce Your Risk of Falling" now While falls can happen all year 'round, this is a time of the year when seniors can be even more susceptible to an accident. At BrightStar Care®, we take a unique approach to...

January 14th, 2016 The Benefits of Home Health Care after Hospital Discharge

For Home Care in Annandale, Virginia (703) 267-2380 If you are contemplating surgery in the near future, perhaps an elective procedure like a knee or hip replacement, start now to anticipate any needs you may have when returning home after...

January 7th, 2016 5 Key Areas for Promoting Winter Safety for Seniors

When the temperature drops, older adults run a higher risk of health problems and injuries related to the weather and it’s important that they, and those who care for them, take certain precautions at this time of year. Here’s a good look at...

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