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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

Everyone Has a Story to Tell

Everyone has a story to tell and that’s why the residents in Paraklay Way love the “Getting to Know You” program.  It provides an opportunity for residents to interact and learn about and from each other, they enjoy finding out new things about each other and also the things that they have in common. Getting […]

Brightmore University Holds Final Art Series “Art for a Positive Well Being”

“Art enables us to find ourselves & lose ourselves at the same time” –Thomas Merton Brightmore University ended a very successful art series with its 3rd and final class, “Art for a Positive Well Being” presented by Maureen McKenna, Artist and Instructor.  The dedicated individuals that joined for the complete series had the opportunity to learn […]

The Kempton Celebrates the First Day of Spring

The first day of spring was Monday March 20, 2017. The Kempton celebrated the first day of spring with an afternoon Spring Equinox Social. The residents enjoyed fresh fruit that included pineapple, oranges, blackberries and blueberries. They also had refreshing punch made of orange sherbet, cranberry juice and ginger ale. An old folklore says you […]

Make Your Own Irish Mug Cake for St. Patrick’s Day!

A small group joined in the Activity Office Kitchen to make “Irish Mug Cakes” to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early. Not many of us bake a lot at Brightmore, but once in a while you may get a sweet tooth and want to make something quick! Simple desserts can be made in the microwave oven […]

Send Me a Postcard

Brightmore University Spring Series presented, “Send Me  A Postcard”: History with Postcards presented by Elaine Hensen, Historian and Deltiologist (postcard collector). What an abundance of history Elaine presented when sharing her collection of vintage post cards with us! Elaine showed and presented the history behind the seven types of post cards (Pioneer Era, Private Mailing […]