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August 30th, 2019 FEATURED Decluttering to Safely Age in Place

Aging seniors often want to stay in their homes, and we want to help them safely do that. While sitting down with families, the conversation often leads to the safety of the home. Many times, the senior has lived in their home for 30 or more years...

June 30th, 2019 FEATURED Activities of Engagement for Seniors

As we age it can become more difficult to find activities that provide the feeling of being productive or needed. Everyone wants to feel needed no matter our age, mental status, or physical capabilities. Would you like to create engaging...

May 31st, 2019 FEATURED Disable Disability Disrespect

A few weeks ago, I came across a pamphlet about how our words and actions can affect those with disabilities. It really affected me, so I decided to dig deeper.  I’m sure many of us have been in a situation where we look back and wish...

April 30th, 2019 FEATURED Who are BrightStar clients? How do they use us?

Who are BrightStar clients? How do they use us? These are questions I’m commonly asked when sharing that I work for a home care agency. First let me give you some background. We have been providing Home Care services in Indianapolis for 12...

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...

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 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 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...

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