Home care in Williamsburg, VA

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  • Williamsburg, VA 23185

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March 10th, 2018 Sleep Apnea and the Willamsburg Senior

Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder in which a Williamsburg senior’s lungs are not getting as much oxygen as they should be while sleeping. This results in not having a deep, healthy night’s sleep, and they may feel tired and low energy...

February 23rd, 2018 Williamsburg Seniors Stay Safe With Blood Pressure

It is very important for Williamsburg seniors to stay aware of their blood pressure numbers because of hypertension. Also called the “silent killer,” hypertension is extremely dangerous because there are no warning signs or symptoms...

February 12th, 2018 February is American Heart Month

Know your numbers:     Knowing the numbers that impact your heart is an important step toward healthy living. Here’s a quick overview of the numbers you need to know and your goals. Be sure to talk to your doctor to see how...

January 27th, 2018 Winter Safety for Williamsburg Seniors

It is important for Williamsburg seniors to remember that as they age, their risk of falling increases. The reason? Change in vision, muscle tone, and balance. The good news is that there are resources out there to help. The main goal is to be...

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 12th, 2017 Benefits of Gardening with Your Loved One in the South

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, gardening with seniors is popular in the South region.No...

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...

March 6th, 2017 Home Care in Williamsburg after an On-the-Job Injury

Williamsburg VA Home Care (757) 206-1167 When you are injured while on the job, it is the law that your employer pays for your worker’s compensation benefits. And if your injury has caused you to experience limited mobility, you may need in...

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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