Home care in Brick, NJ

  • 445 Brick Blvd
  • Suite 203
  • Brick, NJ 08723

Meet Our N. Ocean County, NJ Home Care Team

Compassion, integrity, family, excellence, trustworthiness, accountability, and diversity at BrightStar Care Northern Ocean County

In the Northern Ocean County area, the lifeblood of our business are the people who make it happen. Our office staff and caregivers work together day in and day out to deliver quality care and exceptional service 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Whether it's childcare, adult home care or skilled elder care, the people who make up BrightStar Care Northern Ocean County are our greatest assets. But don't just take our word for it, see for yourself.

Meet Jessica, BrightStar Care of Northern Ocean County’s, Director of Nursing.  Jess is an Infection Control Nurse and her knowledge and expertise in this field will be instrumental in keeping our clients, nurses and caregivers safe during this time.  Jess previously led a Prevention and Management Team during Covid19 and implemented CDC and NJDOH policies while educating and training staff in new nursing protocols during the pandemic.  
Jessica is also a United States Navy Veteran, participating in Operation Enduring Iraqi Freedom, where she proudly served our country for 8+ years, aboard the USS Ronald Reagan during her extended deployment.  We are grateful to Jess for her service and so appreciative that she is part of our BrightStar Team.   Jess brings with her, from her naval experiences, the discipline and work ethic this job requires.  Her ability to work well under stress and make informed decisions will serve our clients well. 
Our Director of Nursing also comes to us with a wide range of outstanding clinical skills, including IV therapy, diabetes management, triage, injections/vaccinations, and blood draws.


Michael Petzold
Mike is the co-owner of BrightStar Care of Northern Ocean County.  He takes on the Sales/Financial role for the BSC business.  Michael brings 30+years of experience in the IT/Sales field working for Fortune 500 Companies, small businesses and running his own business.  He also brings a high level of care and compassion to the sales side as he has cared for a dad battling cancer and a mom with Alzheimer’s.


Susan Petzold
Susan is Michael’s wife and co-owns BrightStar Care with her husband.  Before taking on the Operations side of the business, Susan spent 15+ years as a Middle School Teacher and more recently worked for a local marketing firm.  The idea for the business came because as Susan’s mom was aging, Michael, Susan and the family wondered where a family would go for quality help.  As they researched various Home Health Care Companies, the answer became clear.  BrightStar provided the higher standard The Petzolds wanted to be associated with!