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March 8th, 2018 What are Some Causes of Memory Loss?

When family members notice that an older adult’s memory is “slipping,” they might immediately begin to worry about Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. But, the truth is, there are more than 50 different things that can cause...

February 28th, 2018 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 28th, 2018 Bring your talent to the organization with a HIGHER STANDARD OF CARE! 

Director of Skilled Services for a Local Private Duty Home Care and Medical Staffing AgencyFrom our industry-leading employment standards to RN oversight on every Plan of Care, we are committed to the highest levels of quality, support, and...

February 21st, 2018 How Can You Add More Fruits and Vegetables to Your Senior's Daily Diet?

Getting more fruits and vegetables, and therefore more nutrients, into your senior's diet is probably a big concern for you as her caregiver. It's even more difficult if your elderly family member doesn't enjoy eating fruits and...

February 8th, 2018 Is Hoarding a Dangerous Situation for Your Aging Adult? 

Having a lot of belongings doesn't necessarily mean that your elderly family member is a hoarder, but it could mean that she's on her way, especially if she won't get rid of some of those things.Hoarding Defined Hoarding is a complex...

January 17th, 2018 Are You Worried about Feeling Angry as a Family Caregiver? 

Sometimes caregivers feel as if certain emotions, like anger, are ones that they should never experience. The problem is that you're a human being and humans experience a full range of emotions, including anger.Anger Is Normal Anger helps you...

January 2nd, 2018 Protecting Dad’s Heart in the Winter

Did you know that the number of heart attacks rises during the winter months? According to a report published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association, the number of deaths related to heart disease rises in the winter and reaches...

December 23rd, 2017 IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR TO REFLECT

The holiday season tends to make me and others at our BrightStar Care introspective. Every year I, and I’m sure you also, reflect on what is of value and adds a feeling of joy. For me, the owners of BrightStar Care of Chicago & La Grange...

December 19th, 2017 Support for Family Caregivers

Did you know that there are over 40 million unpaid caregivers of aging adults in the United States? That’s according to the Pew Research Center. Most family caregivers are adult children that are taking care of a parent or other relative...

December 6th, 2017 What Is the Best Way to Handle Shadowing in Dementia Patients?

Having someone follow you around the house, no matter where you go or what you’re doing, can be frustrating. Yet, the behavior is common in people who have dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. When a dementia patient follows their...

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