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August 14th, 2018 Pennsylvania Launches Text Scam Alert System for Seniors

Pennsylvania has a New Text Warning System for Seniors to Protect Against Phone and Online ScamsSenior Fraud Prevention in Pittsburgh The new alert system reported by CBS News “will be sent out at least twice a month and will offer tips for...

July 14th, 2018 Air in Pittsburgh Unsafe to Breathe Four Months a Year for Seniors

According to Environmental Health News, Pittsburgh is one of 10 major cities in the country to experience elevated levels of air pollution for more than 100 days a year. A report from the PennEnvironment Research and Policy Center looked at...

June 30th, 2018 Home Safety Tips for Pittsburgh Seniors Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

Tips for Keeping Pittsburgh Seniors with Alzheimer’s Disease Safe at Home Alzheimer’s disease usually develops in people older than 65, although it can also develop in people younger than 65. At any age, change is inevitable for those...

June 15th, 2018 BrightStar Care of Pittsburgh Supports Alzheimer’s Research and The Longest Day

Pittsburgh Alzheimer’s Outreach Program Caregiver Support Group in June   If you need support for caring for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia in the Pittsburgh area, the University of Pittsburgh Alzheimer Disease...

May 23rd, 2018 HealthChoices Program in PA

The states new Community HealthChoices program affecting 80,000 Pennsylvanians hits a key date 7/1 The program launched on Jan. 1, mandating that older or younger,disabled adults who receive Medicare  and Medicaid subsidies needed to sign up...

April 24th, 2018 Many NW Pittsburgh Seniors Have Both Chronic Illnesses and "Geriatric Syndromes"

NW Pittsburgh Seniors Suffer with Chronic Conditions, but BrightStar Care Can Help!   Chronic diseases such as such as heart disease and diabetes are common among older adults. In fact, many older adults have more than one chronic...

April 10th, 2018 Community and the NW Pittsburgh Senior with Parkinson's

NW Pittsburgh seniors who are thriving with Parkinson’s Disease know that better quality of life means that they are doing more than taking the right medication, or having surgery. BrightStar Care's main goal is to provide NW...

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 20th, 2018 NW Pittsburgh Seniors: Take Care of Your Kidneys During National Kidney Month!

NW Pittsburgh Seniors Should Focus on the Kidneys During National Kidney Month in March March is National Kidney Month and the National Kidney Foundation is urging all Americans to give their kidneys a second thought and a well-deserved checkup. ...

March 10th, 2018 Sleep Disorder Treatments for the NW Pittsburgh Senior

If you are a NW Pittsburgh senior who believes to have a sleeping disorder, UPMC’s Division of Sleep Surgery is the place to go for answers. They treat their patients with a step by step method to figure out the root of the problem, and then...

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