Home care in Tinley Park, IL

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December 13th, 2017 FEATURED My parents might need help, where do I begin?

Over the Thanksgiving holidays we received a call from a daughter who lived out of town and was visiting her Mom and Dad.  It had been 6 months since the last visit to see her parents who are in their late 80's.  During the visit she...

October 25th, 2017 FEATURED BrightStar Mentorship Award

We're excited to announce that at the 2017 BrightStar national meeting, BrightStar Care of Tinley Park/Oak Lawn was recognized as the Mentor of the Year. This is the only award that comes directly from the 325 franchisees of BrightStar. It was...

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...

February 21st, 2018 BrightStar Care of Tinley Park/Oak Lawn Receives 2018 Best of Home Care® – Leader in Excellence Award

BrightStar Care of Tinley Park/Oak Lawn announced today that for the second consecutive year it received the distinguished Best of Home Care –Leader in Excellence Award from Home Care Pulse, the leading firm in quality assurance for home...

November 12th, 2017 Crafting with Seniors in the Midwest

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, crafting with seniors is popular in the Midwest region.Making...

April 4th, 2017 4 strategies when individuals with dementia refuse medication

By Sharon Roth Maguire, MS, RN, GNP-BC Chief Clinical Quality Officer, BrightStar Care People with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia may take multiple medications. And because the risk of missing a dose or confusing pills is so high for...

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...

February 16th, 2017 BrightStar Care of Oak Lawn Receives 2017 Best of Home Care® Leader in Excellence Award

We are thrilled to announce that we’ve received the distinguished Best of Home Care – Leader in Excellence Award from Home Care Pulse. The Leader in Excellence Award is the highest recognition awarded by Home Care Pulse and is given to select...

February 14th, 2017 Tips for Leading a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle

February is American Heart Month, making it the perfect time to commit to living a healthier lifestyle. Family history is one major risk factor for heart disease, but an unhealthy diet, lack of exercise, smoking, and being overweight can also...

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