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July 7th, 2016 What are Bundled Payments?

“Any time you read about hospital finance or changing reimbursement models, the term "bundled payment" will come up without fail. Right now, nearly 500 hospitals have signed up to test bundled payments with Medicare, commercial payers, and large...

July 7th, 2016 Top 6 Reasons to Work at BrightStar

1. FlexibilityThe flexibility we offer is one of our biggest differentiating factors between other agencies. Our employees get to choose their own schedules. We even encourage you to continue your education while providing shifts that work best...

July 1st, 2016 How to Prevent Elderly Heat Stroke and Heat Exhaustion

Caring for an elderly parent through summer’s intense heat requires special considerations. This is due largely to the potential for heat stroke and heat exhaustion, which affect adults over 65 more than most. Why? As we age, our bodies...

June 29th, 2016 Tips for Planning Fun Summer Activities for Seniors

We all enjoy engaging in fun summer activities, and seniors are no exception. Of course, heading outdoors with a parent who may require special food or medicines takes a little planning. Below, we’ve outlined five activities the whole family can...

June 23rd, 2016 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. However, finding...

June 17th, 2016 The Three Most Common Types of Dementia

It’s not uncommon to hear the terms “dementia” and “Alzheimer’s disease” used interchangeably, but the two are quite different. Dementia is a general term for a severe loss of memory and other cognitive capacities caused by physical changes in the...

June 2nd, 2016 Cherry Barrios Employee Interview

Cherry Barrios, RNHow respected and valued do you feel at BrightStar? Jen and the staff send out thank you cards to let us know how valued we are, especially when we are called to work in short notice.  One of the cards from Jen, explained how...

May 31st, 2016 What Is Alzheimer’s? Five Frequently Asked Questions

Alzheimer’s disease affects more than 47 million people worldwide, and that number continues to grow. Experts estimate 76 million people will suffer from the degenerative cognitive disease by 2030[1]. Recognizing the ever-pressing need for...

May 26th, 2016 Support Alzheimer's Awareness Month

Whether or not you have a loved one living with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, chances are you’re aware of the devastating effects of these diseases. Indeed, with more than 47 million people worldwide affected (projections estimate this...

May 25th, 2016 May Employee of the Month - Chona D.

https://youtu.be/P3aVxS3oMaA Every month, we recognize a Shining Star from our wonderful employees and this month our Employee of the Month is Chona D. Chona is a C.N.A. who is open and positive. She has only been with us a short time but...

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