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December 28th, 2016 5 New Year’s Activities Perfect for San Mateo Seniors

5 New Year’s Activities Perfect for San Mateo Seniors San Mateo Seniors: The Perfect Activities to do for New Year'sNew Year’s Eve typically gets associated with staying up late and going to big, raucous parties—not exactly...

December 23rd, 2016 Making the Holidays Safe and Special for Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s

November was Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, and much was talked about. BrightStar Care’s very own dementia care expert and Chief Clinical Quality Officer Sharon Roth Maguire, MS, RN, GNP-BC, and care expert Deborah Hustace, RN, MBA, Senior Director...

December 22nd, 2016 20 Tips to Help Seniors Stick to Their Diets at the Holidays

Picture the typical holiday table and you’ll likely envision an abundant spread of stuffing, turkey, latkes, and pies. Now imagine navigating all that and trying to stick to a low-sodium, low-fat, or low-sugar diet. That’s the challenge in front...

December 16th, 2016 6 Holiday Safety Tips to Prepare for Your San Mateo Senior Parent’s Visit

Holiday Safety Tips for your San Mateo Senior Parents Safety During the Holidays for your San Mateo Senior Parents The holidays are a special time of the year when all generations keep gather together under one roof. Make that time as enjoyable...

December 9th, 2016 How Families with Alzheimer’s Celebrate the Holidays

For families with Alzheimer’s, celebrating the holidays can require a little extra effort. You want to involve your loved one living with dementia in holiday events, but you want to do it in a way that is appropriate for his or her needs. If you...

November 1st, 2016 Memories & Connections Campaign for Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

As part of National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, BrightStar Care is sharing stories, with permission, that showcase real, personal stories of connections between clients, family care partners, and BrightStar Care caregivers. We had the honor of...

October 28th, 2016 10 Fun Halloween Crafts for San Mateo Seniors

Halloween Crafts for San Mateo Seniors Crafts to do for Halloween with Your San Mateo Senior   Why should kids have all the fun on Halloween? We’ve created a list of 10 fun and easy Halloween crafts for seniors below. Research shows...

October 21st, 2016 What Is Alzheimer’s? Five Frequently Asked Questions for San Mateo Seniors (Part 2)

Commonly Asked Questions for San Mateo Seniors with Alzheimer's Alzheimer's: Common Questions Answered for San Mateo SeniorsAlzheimer’s disease affects more than 47 million people worldwide, and that number continues to grow...

October 14th, 2016 Music Therapy and Activities for Seniors

It’s a rare individual who doesn’t appreciate music. Chances are, your parent or grandparent enjoys it—and you do, too. Take advantage of one of the few truly universal pastimes that transcends all ages and personalities. Spend some time with your...

October 6th, 2016 Elderly Diabetes Symptoms and Prevention FAQ

Diabetes has become one of the most prevalent diseases in the U.S.—nearly 30 million Americans have it.[1] Older adults are especially at risk. As we age, the risk of type 2 diabetes rises, and, as a result, about one in four Americans over the...

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