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October 19th, 2017 FEATURED Fight Like A Girl!

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. One of our very own BrightStar family members, Jennifer Kotlarz, shares her warrior story, and the importance of yearly exams. This is My story… One year ago, this month I was diagnosed with...

October 18th, 2017 FEATURED BrightStar Breakdown

Each month we will "break down" a health topic. One of our experienced team members will discuss a few topics or ideas they feel the community should learn more about. September This month, our Director of Nursing, Jen...

July 9th, 2018 Caregiver sees couple through final days

Help in a hurryWhen Marcia needed help in a hurry, BrightStar Care was there. Marcia’s husband, Ken, had suffered from inclusion-body myositis, a progressive, debilitating muscle disease, for more than a decade; but when he was suddenly...

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...

December 8th, 2017 Gift Ideas for All Seniors

If you’re looking for a wonderful gift that your older adult will actually use and enjoy, we’ve got you covered. These gifts are thoughtful, helpful, and can improve your older adult’s life – you’re sure to find...

November 12th, 2017 Crafting with Seniors in the Midwest

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, crafting with seniors is popular in the Midwest region.Making...

April 8th, 2017 Four Ways To Support the Autism Community After April

While April is filled with inspiration and awareness, April will end. We should inspire our society to become better supporters of the autism community. With that being said, we want to share four ways that the autism community can inspire you...

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...

March 4th, 2017 FUN WAYS TO SPEND ST. PATRICK’S DAY WITH YOUR SENIOR LOVED ONE

Deck Yourself in Green This is a great time for you and your loved one to pull out your favorite green clothes. The outfits can be subtle and serious or crazy and silly. You can top your outfits off with a St. Patrick’s-themed hat, or you can...

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