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Enlightening Information and Events

Whether you’re on our Brightmore of Wilmington campus or visiting our namesake town, you’ll quickly learn that there’s never a dull moment.  We invite you to review our calendars below to learn more about upcoming events at each of our communities and learn about the latest “happenings” on the Brightmore of Wilmington campus at our news link here.

What’s Going On?

Please feel free to review our social calendar for upcoming activities and events.  If you would like to join us for a particular event, please call our office at the community of your choice, and we’ll be happy to accommodate you.

Activity Calendar

Is Your Home Appropriate for the Long-Term?

Moving out of a home that has been the hub of family life for many years can be a difficult, emotional process. The concept of downsizing is often associated with increased levels of personal freedom, yet I have often heard many of our residents describe how hard it was for them to break away from […]

Americans in Denial about the Need for Long-Term Care

In an article I recently found on SeniorCare.com pertaining to Americans facing the prospect of long-term care, over 75 percent of people admitted they had not discussed long-term care options with their family. For most, it’s a topic that is quickly pushed under the rug. After all, the costs and the circumstances that go along with long-term […]

Socialization the Key to Longevity, Happiness

Not ready yet? For seniors who think that staying in their homes makes more sense than moving into a senior living community such as Brightmore of Wilmington, or a Continuing Care Retirement Community such as Carolina Bay at Autumn Hall, I would like to suggest they reconsider. Unaware of the negative impacts of isolation, many […]

Seniors Capitalizing on the Value that Renting Provides

The American Dream of home ownership is a cliché as old as apple pie, backyard barbecues and the Fourth of July. So embedded in our culture is the idea that we should aspire to own a home of our own someday that renting is often viewed as a last resort:  an option that should only […]

The REAL Cost of Home Ownership After Retirement

Every New Year brings on thoughts of how lifestyles can be altered to improve overall well-being, resulting in the ever-popular New Year’s resolutions.  Easy to make, but hard to keep, these resolves are often health and/or finance-related…two things very heavy on the minds of those who have already reached their retirement age or those looking […]