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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...

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...

June 14th, 2018 Austin’s Best of the Best Official Choice Awards

We’re excited to announce we’re running for Austin’s Best of the Best Official Choice Awards! Please nominate us as the Best Home Care in Austin!All voting will be online - Please CLICK HERE TO VOTE Being recognized among...

May 21st, 2018 Home in Bed Recovering in Austin

When You Have to Stay in Bed to RecoverBrightStar Care of Austin Provides Support Following Surgery or Medical Procedure After a medical procedure or injury you need to recover in bed.  Bed rest can be mandatory, but as soon as you're...

May 11th, 2018 National Nurses Week - Austin Nurse Recognition

BrightStar Care of Austin Celebrates National Nurses Week -  Nurse RecognitionThank You to Our Austin Director of Nursing Nurses aren’t angels, but they may be the closest thing we have in the workplace.  For 12 of past 13 years...

April 24th, 2018 Knowing About Chronic Health Conditions Keeps Austin Seniors Healthier

80% of Austin seniors have at least one chronic health condition and 68% have 2 or more. Even though these are grim statistics, older adults can maximize health and quality of life by managing symptoms from existing health conditions...

April 10th, 2018 Signs of Parkinson's Disease for the Austin Senior

It is important for Austin seniors to be aware of their health and any changes that may occur. If you fear that you may have Parkinson's Disease, here are some signs to look out for:   ShakingStiffnessMoving slowA shuffle walkStiff...

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...

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