Home care in Columbia, MD

  • 7060 Oakland Mills Rd
  • Suite P
  • Columbia, MD 21046

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September 1st, 2017 Higher Quality Home Care in Columbia, MD

BRIGHTSTAR OF HOWARD COUNTY AWARDED HOME CAREACCREDITATION FROM THE JOINT COMMISSION   Columbia, MD – September, 2015. BrightStar of Howard County today announced that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval...

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...

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

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 people do not know what it is. In addition to health concerns, this can also cause...

February 16th, 2017 BrightStar Care of Howard County Receives 2017 Best of Home Care® Provider and Employer of Choice Awards

We are thrilled to announce that we’ve received both the Best of Home Care Provider of Choice and Employer of Choice Awards from Home Care Pulse. Only the nation’s top-ranking home care providers earn this distinction based on client and caregiver...

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

February is American Heart Month, making it the perfect time to commit to living a healthier lifestyle. Family history is one major risk factor for heart disease, but an unhealthy diet, lack of exercise, smoking, and being overweight can also...

February 8th, 2017 1 Hour Elder Law Basics CEU

 Invites Social Workers and Nurse Case Manager from Howard County General Hospital to a Continuing Education ProgramFree (1) Credit, Category I CEU’sSponsored by: BrightStar Care of Howard County and PK LawElder Law BasicsDate: April 27...

January 25th, 2017 Infusing Lives with Compassionate Care

Every January 25th is National Infusion Nurse's Day. Do you know what an infusion nurse does or the many ways they can help your loved one at home? What is an Infusion Nurse?Infusion Nurses are Registered Nurses who specialize in giving medicine...

January 17th, 2017 5 Health and Safety Tips for Howard County Seniors 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 drops below zero, or down south where it can cool down into the 30’s and 40’s, you’ll want to take extra...

January 5th, 2017 Top New Year’s Resolutions for Family Caregivers and their Aging Loved Ones

A new year means it’s time for a fresh start. It’s time to grab the reins on the things we’ve all been saying we are going to get around to doing but haven’t yet. When you have an aging loved one you are caring for, this means having to make New...

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