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New Push For Early Testing, Treatment For Dementia – WSJ.com

February 28, 2013

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A new push is under way to improve screening and follow-up care for patients with dementia, the devastating loss of brain function that impairs memory, thinking, language, judgment and behavior. With no cure and little in the way of treatment, experts have long debated the value of screening for the condition. But newer research suggests […]

Restorative Transitional Care for the Elderly – BrightStar Care

May 13, 2012

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Often, elderly clients recovering from surgery and transitioning from a hospital or skilled nursing facility back to home require additional support.  The client’s physical challenges coupled with the time constraints and long travel distances of family members make the road to recovery difficult.  While the discharging facility nursing and support staff provide written discharge plans […]

Infographic for National Nurses Week

May 7, 2012

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Very informative graphic and write up on nurses and the nursing profession.  We all want them when we need them, trust me, spend a few hours in a hospital without one and you will be on your knees begging. Celebrate their profession with them this week! Infographic for National Nurses Week. Every case BrightStar has […]

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 […]