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BrightStar Canada Announces Formation of Expert Advisory Board

When a senior or their loved one needs some form of care or support in their home, they are often at a loss in trying to negotiate the system or understanding their options. Unfortunately, because the in-home care system in Ontario is largely unregulated, it can mean that companies can send anyone to your home […]

What Services Are Included in Home Health Care?

When you or your loved one are in need of some extra help in the home, there is sometimes confusion about what services might or might not be available. In fact, many families are delighted when they find out the breadth of services that can be provided in their home. Some people only want what […]

Proudly Serving Our Veterans

There are very few who give as much to our country as our veterans. They are often the unsung hero’s who come back from serving and suffer both physically and mentally. Far too frequently they are treated without the proper respect, admiration and support they so richly deserve. BrightStar Care of North York is proud […]

Music Therapy for Seniors

Can music really be therapeutic for your parent? Before dismissing the thought, consider what new scientific studies and clinical practices are showing. The practice of using music as therapy is growing at a pace never seen before in both hospitals and health care facilities. Science is still trying to figure out exactly how and why […]

Medication Management Tips for Seniors

Managing your medications is critical to your overall health. Unfortunately, for a variety of reasons, proper medication management is sometimes overlooked and may lead to serious negative consequences for the senior. It is likely that as seniors age, the need for prescription medicines will also likely increase. After all, our bodies start to slow down […]

Dementia Care

To provide care to clients who have dementia is much easier said than done. Just ask the many family members who have tried to provide that care for their loved one. You will hear the stress, and often, the exasperation in their voice. BrightStar Care recognizes that providing care to our dementia clients also requires […]

Caregiver of the Month

The Caregiver of the month for March 2017 is Fatima Amansec. Fatima has exhibited continued and unwavering professionalism, dedication, responsiveness and compassion in the services that she has provided. She has gone above and beyond to ensure that she delivers service with care, passion and authenticity. She immediately responds to last minute requests, communicates frequently […]

Caregiver of the Month

Our Caregiver of the month for Feb 2017 is Joan Valenzuela. Joan has been very reliable, dependable, friendly, and positive. She always arrives on time, works her entire shift and stays late if necessary to complete assigned tasks correctly and on time. She’s efficient and communicative with all coworkers, management and clients.  She works at […]

A Higher Standard Of Care Arrives In Canada

Top Ranked Franchise by Forbes Magazine Opens First Location in Canada BrightStar Care of North York Answers Call for a Higher Standard of Home Care for Local Residents   TORONTO, On – October 13, 2016 BrightStar Care, already a U.S. favourite of Forbes magazine, and numerous other franchise publications, is now open in Canada. With more […]

Tips for Planning Fun Summer Activities for Seniors

We all enjoy engaging in fun summer activities, and seniors are no exception. Of course, heading outdoors with a parent who may require special food or medicines takes a little planning. Below, we’ve outlined five activities the whole family can enjoy together as well as a few questions to ask yourself when preparing to take […]

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