Home care in Northbrook, IL

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

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August 26th, 2019 FEATURED Celebrate Your Parent’s Career This Labor Day

Many people think of Labor Day as the unofficial end of summer, a last chance to relish hot dogs (with or without relish) and the outdoors. However, the origin of Labor Day goes back to 1885 when the day was first observed to honor the...

May 28th, 2019 FEATURED Can You Leave Everything to Rover, Your Dog

 A Willful Update of Important Senior Info from BrightStar Care North SuburbanApparently, where there’s a will there’s a way to leave everything to Fido your dog, or Snuggles your cat. That’s what we discovered at...

April 12th, 2019 FEATURED Visit an "Age-Friendly" Home

What is an “aging- friendly” home? Some of the BrightStar North Suburban Chicago staff had a personal explanation with the opportunity visit to a newly listed home for sale in Evanston. Designer Drina Nikola, founder and owner of...

January 31st, 2019 FEATURED 12 Positively Great Reasons to Age in Place

What are some of the best reasons seniors and even physicians recommend getting home care services like Brightstar’s versus an assisted living facility? This article counts the many ways!1.There’s no place like home for safety and...


We provide compassionate in-home care primarily for seniors, but our BrightStar caregivers are trained to provide assistance at home for clients of any age—infant to geriatric. They know the risk factors of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome...

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 13th, 2018 FEATURED Don't Slip Up. Learn How to Stop Falls in Their Tracks!

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...

April 4th, 2017 FEATURED Alzheimer's & Dementia Medication Strategies

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...

March 15th, 2017 FEATURED Robbie the Robot Is Moving in with Mom

Seniors at Home are Getting a Helping Cyborg Hand, Reports BrightStar Care/North Suburban Scientists and researchers are working with robots and teaching them to recognize and understand human behavior. One goal is to design them to be of...

January 27th, 2017 FEATURED How to Pay for Home Care (without Going to the Poor-House)

How to Pay for In-Home Care (Without Going to the Poor House) We're knocking at your North Shore door to deliver a message, but please don't shoot the messenger if it's not initially the best of news. Truth is, if you're a senior...

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