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September 8th, 2018 FEATURED 2018 Enterprise Champion

Brightstar Care Named 2018 Enterprise Champion For Quality Award For 6th YearLeading Home Care Franchise with Office in Austin Receives Honor from The Joint CommissionBrightStar Care, a national private duty home care and medical staffing...

December 8th, 2017 FEATURED Season for Caring - Providing a Caregiver for Austin Man with ALS and a Job for His Son

BrightStar Care Provides A Full Scholarship for Medical Training as a Certified Nursing Assistant and a Job for Son caring for his Father with ALSWhen BrightStar Care of Austin found out about the Gracia Family's need through Hospice Austin...

September 21st, 2018 Possible Ties Between Blood Pressure Medications and Fall Risk

Medications and Fall Risk for Austin Seniors2018 Fall Prevention Awareness MonthHigh 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...

September 10th, 2018 What should you look for in Pain Management Programs?

September is Pain Awareness Month!The first Pain Awareness Month was in 2001, when the ACPA led a coalition of groups to establish September as Pain Awareness Month. ACPA established Partners for Understanding Pain and 80 organizations, both...

August 26th, 2018 New Alzheimer's drug trials give researchers and Austin Seniors optimism

News for Austin Seniors worried about Alzheimer'sAlzheimer’s Specialists says “Move early and be very aggressive”Karen Weintraub, USA TODAY says “No effective treatment for Alzheimer's is yet in sight, but better...

August 11th, 2018 Austin Seniors Send Care Packages to Troops Overseas

A Group of Austin Seniors is Helping to Brighten the Lives of Thousands of Troops Overseas   Spectrum News highlighted Austin Seniors' support for the military.  Seniors who are veterans know how a care package can brighten...

July 21st, 2018 Discharge Planning Impacts Patient Recovery, Presented by BrightStar Care of Austin

Hospital Discharge Planning Helps Ensure a Patient’s Recovery At Home After a Medical Procedure or Injury, Presented by BrightStar Care of AustinDischarge planning is an important part of a medical treatment plan, and has 4 phases...

July 9th, 2018 Austin Police Providing Free Air Conditioning Units to Seniors

Austin Seniors are Beating the Heat with the Help of the Austin Police Department!The Austin Police Association have delivered five free A/C units to seniors so far in 2018, and they have 36 more in storage, waiting to be installed.   For...

June 22nd, 2018 Hundreds Of Planned New Residencies Could Ease Doctor Shortage In Texas

Texas is Looking to the Future for Health Care Concerns   Medical centers in Texas plan to create about 500 new residencies in the next five to seven years to retain more of the state's medical school graduates.   Texas turns out...

June 14th, 2018 New Book by Austin Photographer Preserves Alzheimer's Families' Dignity and Memories

"Just See Me-Sacred Stories from the Other Side of Dementia" Shares the Stories and Portraits of 13 Family Caregivers Thirteen family caregivers’ stories are captured by Austin photographer Carmen Buck.  The book helps...

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