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The Unseen Army Working for Special Needs Children | downtown-houston

September 17, 2012

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We work, play and worship with them; they are our friends, daughters, sons, sisters and brothers – they are caregivers of children with special needs.   There are some simple things we can do to make their lives easier and let them know we care.  We can’t know each individual but we can look at their […]

Bringing a medically-fragile patient home from the hospital | downtown-houston

August 15, 2012

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  We understand what it’s like to prepare to leave the hospital with a medically-fragile patient. Our second child was born on the Submarine Base in Groton, CT.  At that time the technology was not what it is today and he was born with a condition called Gastroschisis, See more at: via Bringing a medically-fragile […]

Does your home care company have a disaster plan that includes you?

May 1, 2012

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Among the things to ask when you are investigating home care for a loved one is whether they have a disaster plan.  Any organization that is Joint Commission Accredited will have one but most home care companies don’t strive for that level of achievement. At BrightStar in Houston we know we know we need to have […]

Expressing Love by Setting Limits

May 1, 2012

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Are you a caregiver? Do you know someone who is? If you are a caregiver it is vital that you keep yourself and your needs in focus through the caregiving period of your life. You know how difficult caregiving can be; it often requires extraordinary commitment, energy, and time. It can be easy for a […]

Hardship Inspired Franchise – WSJ.com: Why we chose BrightStar and why you should too.

April 28, 2012

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Hardship Inspired Franchise – WSJ.com. I saw this in the Wall Street Journal and had to share it because it speaks to the quality of BrightStar the brand and the company.  When we were looking at companies to invest in BrightStar stood out because of the seed that was planted in the Sun’s search for […]