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June 15th, 2018 Take the Purple Pledge to Support Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

BrightStar Care of Pittsburgh SW Supports the Alzheimer’s Association’s The Longest Day During the month of June, the Alzheimer's Association asks people around the world to take the Purple Pledge and use their brains to fight...

May 24th, 2018 Visiting an Aging Loved One in Pittsburgh SW

How to Plan Your Visits to Pittsburgh SW SeniorsWhen visiting your loved one, you may feel that there is just too much to do in the time that you have. You can get more done and feel less stressed by talking to your family member or friend ahead...

May 11th, 2018 National Nurses Week - Pittsburgh Nurse Recognition

BrightStar Care of Pittsburgh Celebrates National Nurses Week - Montgomery County Nurse Recognition    Thank You to Our Pittsburgh Home Health Care Nursing Team Nurses aren’t angels, but they may be the closest thing we have...

April 24th, 2018 Effective Communication in Caring for SW Pittsburgh Seniors

Good communication is an important part of the healing process for SW Pittsburgh Seniors. Effective doctor-patient communication has research-proven benefits: Patients are more likely to adhere to treatment and have better outcomes, they express...

April 10th, 2018 NW Pittsburgh: Community for Those with Parkinson's

SW 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 SW...

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 21st, 2018 SW Pittsburgh Seniors: Have You Had a Kidney Check-Up Recently?

Kidney Care is Extremely Important for SW Pittsburgh Seniors! Here are some helpful things to discuss with your doctor at your annual physical:WHAT TO SAYDiscuss your lifestyleTell your doctor about your diet, alcohol and tobacco consumption...

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...

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