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March 10th, 2018 The Concern of Louisville Seniors and Sleep Disorders

As Louisville seniors age, they experience many changes in appearance, energy, health, and sleep. When it comes to a change in sleeping patterns and disorders develop, other complications can begin to surface. Dementia is a common side effect...

March 5th, 2018 Help For Your Heart - Heart Health Information for the Louisville Senior

For Louisville seniors, heart disease is one of the top death causes. Therefore, it is very important for seniors to maintain their heart conditions and overall health. University of Louisville Physicians is advocating for seniors and their loved...

February 20th, 2018 February is American Heart Month

4 Ways to Take Control of Your Heart Health  You’re in the driver’s seat when it comes to your heart. Learn how to be heart healthy at any age.Don’t smoke. Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the...

December 21st, 2017 Caregiver spotlight: Patience is a virtue

A caregiver’s gentle persistence pays dividendsfor a woman living with dementia and her daughter Four years ago, when 88-year-old Lucy fell and broke her hip, her daughter, Katie, knew it would be the start of something new. She moved her...

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...

April 4th, 2017 4 strategies when individuals with dementia refuse medication

By Sharon Roth Maguire, MS, RN, GNP-BC Chief Clinical Quality Officer, BrightStar Care People with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia may take multiple medications. And because the risk of missing a dose or confusing pills is so high for...

March 27th, 2017 Healthy Baking and Cooking Tips for Seniors

Helping your loved one follow a special diet for heart disease or diabetes may not mean they have to give up their favorite family recipes. Who knew you could use applesauce instead of oil in mom’s famous blueberry muffins? Try these simple...

February 28th, 2017 What Is Sepsis and How Can BrightStar Care Help?

Sepsis (Septicemia) is one of the most common reasons individuals are readmitted to the hospital after a procedure or treatment for another condition, but many people do not know what it is. In addition to health concerns, this can also cause...

February 16th, 2017 BrightStar Care of Louisville East Receives 2017 Best of Home Care® Provider of Choice Award

We are thrilled to announce that we’ve received the 2017 Best of Home Care – Provider of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse. Only the nation’s top-ranking home care providers earn this distinction based on client satisfaction scores gathered by...

February 14th, 2017 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...

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