Home care in Carrollton, TX

  • 1930 E. Rosemeade Parkway
  • Suite 220
  • Carrollton, TX 75007

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January 5th, 2018 FEATURED Most long-term care (LTC) insurance policies will pay for home care in Frisco and Carrollton, Texas.

Long-term care (LTC) insurance is not medical insurance, and it is not part of Medicare. LTC insurance is a policy that you or your parents may have purchased from a life insurance agent or a financial planner. This type of insurance policy...

June 11th, 2018 Three Common Types of Dementia

Dementia and Alzheimer's are usually used in place of one another. But think of dementia as the umbrella term for all types of memory loss. The reason Alzheimer's is used so frequently is because it is the most common form of dementia...

May 28th, 2018 Avoiding Caregiver Burnout

Caring for a loved one is difficult with a team. Caring for a loved one with progressing needs by yourself can almost be impossible. In fact, accoring to the Harvard Medical School Family Health Guide, you should not make yourself available for 24...

May 14th, 2018 7 Signs Your Aging Loved Ones Might Need More Help Than You Think

Senior caregiving and healthcare expert Sharon Roth Maguire, MS, RN, chief quality officer at BrightStar Care points out some signs that you need to keep an eye out for when you visit your aging loved ones. Unexplained Weight LossBad...

April 30th, 2018 How to Guard Seniors Against Internet Scams

Many seniors today rely on technology to stay connected with friends, family, and loved ones. While modern methods of communication keeps us in touch from afar, it also opens the door to scammers who prey on senior citizens. Don't...

April 19th, 2018 Top 5 Causes of Falls

A senior citizen is sent to the E.R. every 15 seconds in the United States! Do what you can to avoid falls for your loved one by taking precautions! This article does a great job covering causes of falls. (and they might not be what you think!) ...

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...

November 12th, 2017 Doing Yoga with Your Loved One in the Southwest

In honor of National Family Caregivers Month, BrightStar Care took a look at the most popular family caregiver activities across the country. Based on national search data from Google, yoga with seniors is popular in the Southwest region.Yoga...

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...

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