Home care in Northbrook, IL

  • 950 Skokie Blvd., Ste. 300
  • Northbrook, IL 60062

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October 15th, 2018 FEATURED What to Beware Regarding Long Term Care

Everyone Wants to Seem Well, Right? Well, if You're Not Careful that Can Cost You, Brightstar Care/North-Suburban-Chicago Reveals.At BrightStarCare/North-Suburban, since we deal with seniors and their families, we know a lot about Long Term...

October 15th, 2018 Celebrating our 2018 Regional Caregivers of the Year

Each year, it is our honor to celebrate the best of the best Caregivers, Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), and Home Health Aides (HHAs), throughout the BrightStar Care organization through our Caregiver of the Year program. Our Regional...

October 13th, 2018 Don't SlipUp. Learn How to Stop Falls

Ths is the time of year when falls happen most often, but they do happen all year long and are extremely dangerous, especially to seniors. The stats are not good. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one out of every...

July 20th, 2018 “Happy Hour” for This Patient Fixed Unfailingly at 4 PM

Another true “Rosy Jozie” tale from BrightStar Care North-Suburban There’s more likelihood the sun will not set tomorrow than Betsy B., our BrightStar Care North Suburban client, will miss her 4 O’clock cocktail and an...

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...

March 26th, 2018 Everyday Ageist Remaks that Drive Seniors Batty

Thoughtless Remarks That Get Seniors Fighting Mad-- from Senior-Friendly BrightStar Care/North Suburban Watch your language around Baby Boomers and older seniors. They don't cotton to a lot of remarks that younger people make around them...

March 23rd, 2018 NORTHSHORE NEWS, EVENTS AND RESOURCES FOR SAVVY SENIORS

Courtesy of BrightStar Care North SuburbanNORTHSHORE NEWS, EVENTS AND RESOURCES FOR SAVVY SENIORSDirect from the newly created newsy studios of BrightStar North Suburban on Skokie Blvd. in Northbrook, we bring you news and views you can use. Here,...

August 23rd, 2017 Taking the Keys Away from Ms. or Mr. Daisy (Your Wonderful Folks)

Driving Isn't Safe Anymore. Here's How to Wrest Keys Away Before They're Hurt or Arrested -- BrightStar Care/North-SuburbanBless them, you love them, but you know it's time to face the truth: it's no longer safe for them OR ANYONE on the streets...

August 17th, 2017 Sex and Dementia-- Prepare for Surprises

It Can be Embarrassing to Discuss, So Read About Sex and Dementia Courtesy of BrightStar Care/North Suburban We apologize beforehand to those people who might find this article a bit too frank, but frankly at BrightStar Care/North Suburban...

April 4th, 2017 Rx for Better Health? Studies Prove it's "Own a Pet."

Fido and Fluffy Have Healing Powers for Seniors and Others. Here's the Proven Research from BrightStar Care North SuburbanHere is one of a thousand inspiring stories about how much pets give to people... "When I come home after a long and...

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