Home care in Brick, NJ

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October 27th, 2021 Taking a road trip with aging parents: 5 ways to prepare

Traveling with seniors presents unique challenges you may not be used to when traveling by yourself or with peers. Taking a road trip with your aging parents can be stressful but rewarding and is an experience to be cherished rather than missed....

October 15th, 2021 Managing Anger & Sundowners Syndrome in Loved Ones With Memory Loss

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia can be physically and emotionally draining, especially when they have behavioral changes caused by their anxiety and confusion. Many advanced dementia patients lash out at their caregivers...

October 14th, 2021 5 Reasons to Consider Home Health as a Career

Are you a nurse working in a hospital setting or a person interested in helping others —curious about home health as a career path? For many, the personal reward of helping hospitalized adults returning home, disabled persons, children with...

October 12th, 2021 Make Fall Prevention a Top Priority This Fall

Falls put you at risk of serious injury. Prevent falls with these simple fall-prevention measures1. Make an appointment with your doctor Make a list of your prescription and over-the-counter medications and supplements. Your doctor can review...

September 27th, 2021 Paying for Home Care with Long-Term Care Insurance

If you or your loved one have long-term care (LTC) insurance, it can help to re-familiarize yourself with your policy before you file a claim to pay for home care services.  The basics of long-term care insurance. Each long-term care...

September 6th, 2021 Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day to all our BrightStar Care employees.  Please know your contribution here is recognized, vital, and hugely valued!  

July 29th, 2021 A Guide to Respite Care and Preventing Family Caregiver Burnout

As your parents or other close relatives age, finding a safe living arrangement for them has become your top priority. Perhaps your loved one is reluctant to move to a nursing home or assisted living facility, so you have invited them to move in...

July 14th, 2021 Happy Birthday!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO BRIGHTSTAR CARE'S DIRECTOR OF NURSINGAdd us to the long list of people who are so happy you were born!  Jess, we are so grateful for the kindness and compassion you show our clients, caregivers and nurses on a daily...

July 13th, 2021 Keeping Our Seniors Safe During Heat Wave

During the hot summer months, staying hydrated is more important than ever for our seniors, especially with the heat waves we have been having here in NJ.  As we age, our bodies become less efficient at regulating temperature, so heat...

June 18th, 2021 Staying Connected with Your Senior Loved One in a Virtual World

Humans are social creatures who crave companionship, seek out personal connections, and find solace in shared experiences. The coronavirus pandemic began more than a year ago, and virtual interactions are still the safest way to connect with...

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