Home care in Gurnee, IL

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October 15th, 2018 Celebrating our 2018 Regional Caregivers of the Year

Each year, it is our honor to celebrate the best of the best Caregivers, Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), and Home Health Aides (HHAs), throughout the BrightStar Care organization through our Caregiver of the Year program. Our Regional...

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 28th, 2017 November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

BrightStar Care of Gurnee Celebrates Alzheimer's Awareness MonthSince November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month, here are some thoughtful tips for communicating with someone with Alzheimer's or dementia:Never argue...

November 12th, 2017 Crafting with Seniors in the Midwest

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, crafting with seniors is popular in the Midwest region.Making...

April 4th, 2017 4 strategies when Gurnee senior individuals with dementia refuse medication

When Your Gurnee Senior Has Dementia And Doesn't Want Medication How To Convince Your Gurnee Senior With Dementia To Take Medication  By Sharon Roth Maguire, MS, RN, GNP-BC Chief Clinical Quality Officer, BrightStar Care Gurnee seniors...

March 27th, 2017 Healthy Baking and Cooking Tips for Gurnee Seniors

Healthy Baking and Cooking Tips for Gurnee Seniors Tips for Gurnee Seniors on Cooking and Baking in a Healthy Way   Helping your Gurnee senior loved one follow a special diet for heart disease or diabetes may not mean they have to give up...

February 28th, 2017 What Is Sepsis and How Can BrightStar Care Help Gurnee Seniors?

BrightStar and Sepsis: How to Help Gurnee Seniors Helping Gurnee Seniors with Sepsis Sepsis (Septicemia) is one of the most common reasons individuals are readmitted to the hospital after a procedure or treatment for another condition, but many...

February 14th, 2017 Tips for Leading a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle as a Gurnee Senior

Heart Healthy Lifestyle as a Gurnee SeniorHow to be Heart Healthy as a Gurnee Senior   February is American Heart Month, making it the perfect time to commit to living a healthier lifestyle for Gurnee seniors. Family history is one major...

January 25th, 2017 Infusing Gurnee Senior Lives with Compassionate Care

Gurnee and Infusion Nurses: Compassionate Relationships Make a DifferenceThe Relationship Between Gurnee Seniors and Infusion Nurses: Compassionate Nurses Makes all the Difference   Every January 25th is National Infusion Nurse's Day. Do...

January 17th, 2017 5 Health and Safety Tips for Gurnee Seniors in Winter

Winter Safety for Gurnee SeniorsTips on Safety and Health for the Gurnee Senior in Winter   January can not only bring a lot of beautiful snow, but also slippery ice and freezing temperatures. Whether you live up north where it easily...

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