Home care in Ashburn, VA

  • 21001 Sycolin Road
  • Suite 300B
  • Ashburn, VA 20147

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July 31st, 2018 FEATURED Focus on Falls: Fall Risk and Physical Fitness

An older adult is likely to experience a fall for many reasons. If you think of a fall as an interaction between the physical environment and certain characteristics of an individual, it's a great way to frame fall risk. Fall risk can come...

July 12th, 2018 How does a Care Coach Encourage Patients?

We know that it's not easy having been diagnosed with a very complex, chronic illness and you have a lot to deal with so the care coach, really through their medical knowledge and their nursing knowledge, can help you really get a good sense...

July 10th, 2018 Pain Management: What Are Common Types of Arthritis?

I’m here today to talk with you about healthy living tips for Arthritis. I’m a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, and I’ve been a GNP for over 25 years. I’ve worked with many older adults and younger adults who've had...

June 11th, 2018 Home Safety and Fall Risk

An older adult is likely to experience a fall for many reasons. If you think of a fall as an interaction between the physical environment and certain characteristics of an individual, it's a great way to frame fall risk. Fall risk can come...

May 22nd, 2018 Nurse Tynisha finds happiness in her clients' satisfaction

Tynisha Mosley-Bates, BSN, RN, Director of Nursing for BrightStar Care Baltimore City/County earned the title of 2018 National Nurse of the Year for her compassion with patients and their families, tenacity with doctor follow-ups, and going above...

May 17th, 2018 What Is a Care Coach?

  00:09 One of the things we use our in Brightstar clinical pathway program is this idea of a RN clinical pathway coordinator, and that person functions as a care coach. 00:20 It's a really interesting role for a registered nurse...

April 26th, 2018 Kids Learn Why Bees Are Awesome

Honeybees are our most efficient and effective pollinators, and they pollinate lots of fruits and vegetables. We've invited a classroom full of DC kids to come down here and put on the bee veil and the bee suit for protection. We'll...

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...

February 13th, 2018 Sweet Rewards

When Dan Price began beekeeping at his Virginia farm, he didn’t anticipate much beyond tending to the bees and making a little honey. Now, nearly a decade later, his beekeeping hobby has blossomed into a non-prof- it organization called...

November 12th, 2017 Benefits of Gardening with Your Loved One in the South

In honor of National Family Caregivers Month, BrightStar Care took a look at the most popular family caregiver activities across the country. Based on national search data from Google, gardening with seniors is popular in the South region.No...

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