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Get the latest news about our agency as well as helpful resources to guide your caregiving journey.

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    Bright Star Care of Conejo Valley and Coastal Los Angeles Receives 2024 Best of Home Care – Leader in Provider of Choice and Employer of Choice Awards From Home Care Pulse

    February 28, 2024

    February 20, 2024 – Bright Star Care of Conejo Valley and Coastal Los Angeles, a leader in providing in-home care, assisted living, and medical staffing solutions, is honored to announce its achievement of three prestigious awards from Home Care Pulse for the year 2024: Best of Home Care - Leader in Experience (formerly known as Leader in Excellence), Best of Home Care - Provider of Choice, and Best of Home Care - Employer of Choice. These awards are a testament to Bright Star Care of Conejo Valley and Coastal Los Angeles commitment to delivering exceptional service and care to their clients and providing a supportive and rewarding environment for their caregivers.

  • Congratulations to Our Employee of the Month: Honey Lou Majorenos!
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    Congratulations to Our Employee of the Month: Honey Lou Majorenos!

    February 16, 2024

    Honey loves connecting with talented individuals and providing them with opportunities that align their interests, skills, and career goals. Honey finds fulfillment in helping them navigate their career paths and seeing them succeed in roles where they thrive and make a difference to people’s lives. Being a recruiter allows her to make a positive impact on both candidates and the clients we match them with.

  • Why Do Old People Get Cold So Easily? Tips for Caregivers
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    Why Do Old People Get Cold So Easily? Tips for Caregivers

    February 15, 2024

    Comprehending the reasons behind this increased cold sensitivity and learning effective management strategies are crucial in providing optimal care.

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    Congratulations to Our Employee of the Month: Shirley Denton, CAREGIVER!

    January 21, 2024

    Shirley is very conscious of always making sure her client’s wellbeing is safe. She always upholds A Higher Standard of Care by giving her clients a feeling of safety. Congratulations on being our Employee of the Month, Shirley!
     

  • Bringing Joy Through Activities in Companion Care
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    Bringing Joy Through Activities in Companion Care

    January 15, 2024

    In the evolving landscape of companion care, the emphasis on activities that bring joy to our clients is paramount. At the core of our approach is a deep understanding that engaging in meaningful, enjoyable activities enhances the quality of life and plays a crucial role in overall well-being.

  • Activities to Engage and Stimulate Someone with Dementia
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    Activities to Engage and Stimulate Someone with Dementia

    Caring for someone with dementia involves understanding their medical needs and providing them with activities that stimulate their mind and body. These activities are not just a pastime; they're crucial for maintaining the cognitive functions and emotional well-being of individuals with dementia.

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    Congratulations to Our Employee of the Month, Caitlin Valdez, CAREGIVER!

    December 10, 2023

    Caregiving is a very rewarding career. Keep the lines of communication open with the person you are caring for. It's important to understand their needs, preferences, and concerns. My advice is, don't hesitate to reach out for help and support when needed. Your well-being as a caregiver is important! Taking care of yourself enables you to provide the best care possible to those you are assisting. ~ Caitlin

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    How Shingles Affects the Elderly, and What to Watch For

    November 15, 2023

    As we journey through life, our bodies face numerous health challenges, one of which is shingles, or herpes zoster. This condition, emerging from the shadows of the varicella-zoster virus - the same culprit behind childhood chickenpox, often finds its way to us in our later years. It's a poignant reminder of our body's changing defenses; as we grow older, our immune system gradually loses its vigor, paving the way for this dormant virus to reawaken. Shingles doesn't just bring physical discomfort; it can be a source of concern and anxiety, especially in the elderly. Let's explore together what shingles means for our elderly loved ones and the vital signs to watch for, so we can offer them the care and support they deserve
     

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    Congratulations to Our Employee of the Month, Lashell Tate-Woodson, CAREGIVER!

    November 5, 2023

    "Ms. Lashell Tate-Woodson is the best caregiver I have ever known.  This includes the many caregivers I have had experience with, through my father’s final illness, my husband’s two knee replacements, and my seven major surgeries (two spinal fusions, two knee replacements, one hip replacement, and two shoulder replacements)."

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    Simplifying At-Home COVID Testing with Free Covid Test Kits

    October 15, 2023

    Navigating the waves of the COVID-19 pandemic just became a tad smoother, and yes, you can experience it from the cozy corners of your home! Imagine simplifying the maze of COVID testing with a straightforward solution.