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November 13th, 2018 4 Red Flags to Look for During Holiday Visits With Seniors

4 Red Flags to Look for During Holiday Visits With Seniors According to a study conducted by the National Alliance of Caregiving in collaboration with AARP, 15 percent of the estimated 34 million Americans who provide care to older family members...

October 24th, 2018 Medicare Advantage new expanded allowances, presenting a potential alternative

Medicare Advantage Plans Mull Covering Aging in Place Upgrades for SeniorsMedicare Advantage new expanded allowances, presenting a potential alternative Aging-in-place upgrades — like grab bars and wheelchair ramps — and basic in-home...

October 15th, 2018 Celebrating our 2018 Regional Caregivers of the Year

Each year, it is our honor to celebrate the best of the best Caregivers, Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), and Home Health Aides (HHAs), throughout the BrightStar Care organization through our Caregiver of the Year program. Our Regional...

October 12th, 2018 Types, Cost, and Reasons For Seniors to Get Their Flu Shot

Flu Shots for Pittsburgh SeniorsTypes, Cost, and Reasons For Seniors to Get Their Flu ShotThe flu is a contagious respiratory illness that can cause a variety of symptoms. Some of these symptoms include coughing, sore throat, body aches, fatigue...

September 21st, 2018 Leading Home Care Franchise with Office in Pittsburgh Receives Honor from The Joint Commission

BrightStar Care Named 2018 Enterprise Champion For Quality Award For 6th Year!Leading Home Care Franchise with Office in Pittsburgh Receives Honor from The Joint CommissionBrightStar Care, a national private duty home care and medical staffing...

September 10th, 2018 Living Independently At Home With Parkinson's Medication and Exercise: Keys to Managing Parkinson’s Disease at Home

 Living Independently At Home With Parkinson'sMedication and Exercise: Keys to Managing Parkinson’s Disease at Home Parkinson’s disease greatly affects clients’ lives every day, causing symptoms such as: Rigid arms and...

August 26th, 2018 Get Ready for The 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Pittsburgh!

Join BrightStar Care of Pittsburgh for The 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’sTake the first step to a world without Alzheimer's on Saturday, October 13, 2018 for a fun event for all to help benefit Alzheimer’s awareness.   Event...

August 14th, 2018 Does Raising Kids and Caring For Your Elderly Parents in Pittsburgh Cause Stress?

Pittsburgh Baby Boomers Raising Children While Helping Their Aging Parents are Called the “Sandwich Generation”When it becomes clear that your older parent can no longer cook, drive, or live alone, you are in a position to help.If you...

July 24th, 2018 Universal Health Care in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh and Allegheny County officials who want state and feds to Pass Universal Health Care   Pittsburgh City Paper reports that the Pittsburgh City Council and Allegheny County Council passed resolutions asking federal and state...

July 16th, 2018 Pittsburgh and Allegheny County Officials Want the State and Federal Governments to Pass Universal Health Care

Pittsburgh Residents Worry About Health Care   Pittsburgh City Paper reports that the Pittsburgh City Council and Allegheny County Council passed resolutions asking federal and state officials to take steps to pass a universal, single-payer...

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