Home care in Gurnee, IL

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  • Gurnee, IL 60031

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May 20th, 2022 FEATURED Gurnee Mayors Tour

Gurnee Mayor, Tom Hood highlights Brightstar Care Corporate office and the Gurnee Company store. Mayor Tom Hood was also accompanied by other local officials as they highlight a local business each week. We were very honored to host them and for...

June 29th, 2016 FEATURED Tips for Planning Fun Summer Activities for Seniors

Summer Activities Ideas for Gurnee Seniors5 Tips for Gurnee Seniors When Planning Summer Activities We all enjoy engaging in fun summer activities, and Gurnee seniors are no exception. Of course, heading outdoors with a parent who may require...

February 24th, 2022 When Do Family Caregivers Need Respite Care?

Family caregivers who are constantly on call or helping loved ones from dawn to dusk rarely find time to take a break. Caregivers can cite the list of things they do every day, but few prioritize time for themselves. Learn when and why family...

February 9th, 2022 Staying Safe in The Winter

STAY SAFE THIS WINTER Winter is here and although it is beautiful, it reminds us that we all need to be careful when it comes to the cold, ice and snow.  When it comes to winter safety, practicing proper prevention is essential to avoiding...

January 6th, 2022 Millennials: A younger generation caring for elderly loved ones

The Baby Boomer generation currently ranges in age from their mid-50s to mid-70s. As this population gets older, a growing number of Millennials (currently 25 to 40 years old) are assuming the role of caregiver for their parents or grandparents...

December 10th, 2021 Paranoia in the Elderly

Paranoia in the Elderly One of the most alarming conditions a senior can develop is paranoia, a mental state characterized by persistent fears, worries, and accusations that often strike loved ones as irrational or even ridiculous. As a caregiver...

November 19th, 2021 Navigating Holidays When Loved Ones Need Care – BrightStar Care

Thoughts of the holiday season may have you dreaming of sugar plums and family gatherings for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa. But what about navigating holidays throughout the year, like the 4th of July, when spousal and family...

November 19th, 2021 Sleep Struggles? Natural Solutions for Seniors

A good night’s sleep is essential for optimal mental and physical health, no matter your age. Still, the health conditions, medications, and changes in sleep patterns that often come with age make older adults particularly prone to sleep...

November 19th, 2021 10 Elderly Bathroom Safety Tips to Prevent Falls and Injuries

When it comes to preventing falls and injuries in the home, the bathroom is the most important place to make changes. Adults ages 65 and older have the highest risk of injury from bathroom falls, which may include fractures, broken bones, and...

November 3rd, 2021 What You Should Know About Shingles in the Elderly

Did you have chickenpox as a child? You might remember how itchy and painful they were. One in three American adults will experience that same virus again in their lives. It’s called “shingles,” and older people are particularly...

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