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  • 1675 SW Marlow Ave
  • Suite 405
  • Portland, OR 97225

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August 31st, 2018 FEATURED Celebrating Our 10 Year Anniversary!

BrightStar Care of Portland is Celebrating 10 Years Serving Our CommunityCelebrating a Decade of Service in Potland, ORAt BrightStar Care of OR - Portland, owned by Lori Calder-Miller, RN,  our home health care agency has been providing...

December 12th, 2018 Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease

10 Things You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer’s DiseasePreventing Alzheimer’s DiseaseAlzheimer’s disease is the leading cause of dementia, accounting for approximately 80 percent of dementia cases and affecting more than5.5 million...

November 26th, 2018 Portland Seniors and Dementia - What you need to know

What Do You Know About Dementia?What is dementia? Dementia is a decline in cognitive function. To be considered dementia, mental impairment must affect at least two brain functions. Dementia may affect: memory, thinking, language, judgment, and...

November 13th, 2018 Holiday blues: how to have a guilt-free holiday?

Holiday blues: how to have a guilt-free holiday?What do you do when you go on holiday if you are also caring for an elderly parent or relative?Caring for Elderly Parents during the Holidays in Portland Everybody needs a break, and you can...

October 29th, 2018 Pre-Service Dementia Care Training for Direct Care Staff

Oregon Care Partners Pre-Service Dementia Care ClassesCaregivers:  Don't miss this dementia training! As set forth in ORS 443-433, OAR 411-054-0070 and OAR 411-050 direct care staff, hired on or before December 31, 2018, must complete...

October 24th, 2018 How to find financial assistance for aging in place

How to find financial assistance for aging in place   AARP survey found 71 percent of Americans in their 50s and early 60s want to stay where they are as they age Successful aging in place combines the comfort and stability of living at...

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 Portland Senior Flu Awareness

Stay healthy during flu seasonPortland Senior Flu Awareness According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) 5-20% of Americans become infected with influenza each year-more than 200,000 people infected with influenza will require...

September 21st, 2018 Leading Home Care Franchise with Office in Portland 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 Portland Receives Honor from The Joint CommissionBrightStar Care, a national private duty home care and medical staffing...

September 10th, 2018 September is World Alzheimer's Month! Understanding Alzheimer’s is key to stopping the global and local impact of the disease

September is World Alzheimer's Month!Understanding Alzheimer’s is key to stopping the global and local impact of the diseaseWorld Awareness For Alzheimer's Matters in Portland Too2 out of every 3 people globally believe there is...

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