Home care in Lake Forest, CA

  • 23591 El Toro Rd.
  • Suite 155
  • Lake Forest, CA 92630

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June 7th, 2021 FEATURED 10 Activities to Do With a Loved One Who Has Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia are progressive illnesses. It’s understandable then that when a loved one receives an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, many families respond with an urgent wish to spend more time together...

June 7th, 2021 FEATURED 10 Tips for Mindful Communication with Persons with Alzheimer's or Dementia

Through our specialized memory care program, BrightStar Connections, we are able to truly provide A Higher Standard of Care and support to our clients living with Alzheimer's or dementia. It's equally important that we extend a hand to...

June 7th, 2021 FEATURED Caregiving for Loved Ones with Alzheimer's & Dementia at Home

In the early stages, you may act more like a care partner than a caregiver. Your role is one of support, love, and companionship. You are there to help with daily life, as needed, and to help the person with Alzheimer’s plan for...

April 2nd, 2021 FEATURED Does My Aging Parent Need That Medication?

Polypharmacy refers to taking multiple medications often prescribed by multiple providers for various health conditions. While some conditions require more than one drug, the number of pills a senior takes daily can add up quickly and...

March 30th, 2021 FEATURED Diet and Medications: Certain Healthy Foods Can Be Risky for Seniors

 Managing a senior loved one’s medications and diet is a challenge many family caregivers face daily. Many clients are surprised to learn that certain otherwise healthy foods can interfere with the efficacy of vital medications. ...

March 22nd, 2021 FEATURED This Month's Heart-Healthy Recipe: Lemon Dill Salmon, Couscous and Asparagus with Fresh Strawberry Angel Food Cake

March is National Nutrition Month. A balanced diet plays a crucial role in health and wellness for everyone, but it’s especially essential for older adults. To help your loved one maintain a healthy diet, we partnered with Chef Wade...

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...

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