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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 10th, 2018 Sleep Disorder Treatments for the SW Pittsburgh Senior

If you are a SW 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...

February 21st, 2018 The SW Pittsburgh Senior Heart(412) 212-6126Keeping it Healthy

Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death for the SW Pittsburgh senior.  Just because you age, does not mean that you will for sure have heart problems. It is a matter of taking care of your body and heart health. Changing your...

February 14th, 2018 Becoming Your Parent’s Caregiver

Becoming Your Parent’s Caregiver    It’s an all-too-familiar scenario for millions of adults: Dad and Mom are getting older and can no longer complete their day-to-day activities without some assistance. “But...

January 27th, 2018 Pittsburgh Seniors Fighting Cancer: Staying Safe, Staying Smart

Do your research to understand what your body is fighting, and how to fight it. Work along side your caregiver and doctor, keeping communication lines open, continually having open discussion. Talk about what your body is going through, and talk...

January 10th, 2018 Please Leave Us a Review on Google

To help others know about the experience you've had with the care we've provided, we need your help. You will need to be signed into a Google (Gmail) Account to leave a review.1.   Just click or tap on this ...

November 28th, 2017 November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

BrightStar Care of Pittsburgh SW Celebrates Alzheimer's Awareness MonthSince November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month, here are some thoughtful tips for communicating with someone with Alzheimer's or dementia:Never...

November 12th, 2017 Exercises for Seniors to Try in the Northeast

In honor of National Family Caregivers Month, BrightStar Care took a look at the most popular family caregiver activities across the country. Based on national search data from Google, exercise with seniors is popular in the Northeast region.To...

March 27th, 2017 Healthy Baking and Cooking Tips for Seniors

Helping your loved one follow a special diet for heart disease or diabetes may not mean they have to give up their favorite family recipes. Who knew you could use applesauce instead of oil in mom’s famous blueberry muffins? Try these simple...

February 28th, 2017 What Is Sepsis and How Can BrightStar Care Help?

Sepsis (Septicemia) is one of the most common reasons individuals are readmitted to the hospital after a procedure or treatment for another condition, but many people do not know what it is. In addition to health concerns, this can also cause...

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