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April 3rd, 2018 FEATURED Celebrating The March Employee of the Month at BrightStar Care of Chicago and La Grange

We are happy to announce the March Employee of the Month at BrightStar Care of Chicago and La Grange pictured here with Branch Manager, Lenora Alabi. Congratulations to Betty Jackson, C.N.A. / Certified Nursing Assistant.BrightStar Care employees...

May 17th, 2018 Why Is Sleep Sometimes a Problem for Your Senior with COPD?

A common complaint from people who have COPD is that sleep is difficult to come by. Since sleep is something that helps your senior in so many ways, it's important to figure out why COPD makes sleep more difficult.Medications Help the COPD...

May 15th, 2018 Who can be a Guardian?

Unfortunately, issues often arise relating to the care and protection of disabled adults. These issues most often occur with older adults. In fact, according to the National Council on Aging, approximately 1 in 10 Americans over age 60 have...

May 15th, 2018 April Employee of the Month

We are happy to announce the April Employee of the Month at BrightStar Care of Chicago and La Grange pictured here with our Branch Manager, Lenora Alabi. Congratulations to sherry Holmes, RN / Registered Nurse. BrightStar Care employees are...

May 8th, 2018 Guardianship – Why is Guardianship Necessary?

Guardianship is a legal process in which one person is appointed as the guardian of someone who is unable to make personal and financial decisions. The guardian is typically a family member who is familiar with the care and well-being of the...

May 2nd, 2018 Is Your Mom Really Hearing What Her Doctor Tells Her?

Upwards of 8 out of 10 senior citizens have a minimum of one chronic health condition. Your mom went to the doctor and learned she needs to take better care of herself. Whether she's been diagnosed with diabetes, high blood pressure, or heart...

April 19th, 2018 Does Diabetes Make Your Parent More Vulnerable to the Flu?

It can seem daunting to learn everything that you need to to care for your parents after finding out that they are dealing with a particular health problem or challenge. As a family caregiver, you want to make sure that they get all of the care...

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...

April 4th, 2018 5 Tips for Heart Healthy Grocery Shopping

Sometimes when we hear that a family member needs to start following a heart healthy diet we think it’s not such a hard thing to do. We all know that a healthy diet is one where the person eats lots of vegetables and avoids eating sugary...

March 22nd, 2018 Does Your Aging Adult Seriously Hate to Exercise?

Some people absolutely adore exercising. But if that doesn't describe your senior, she's not alone. Always make sure that she's cleared by her doctor for exercise and then try some of these ideas for helping her to enjoy it more.Don...

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