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.
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.
Monthly Support Group
Monthly Caregiver Support Luncheon - Held on the second Monday of the Month at 11:45 am, this support group is for persons caregiving for a family member. Members of the community or families of current residents can RSVP to Holly Hines at (910) 392-6899.
A favorite hobby of many of our residents here at The Commons is gardening. As we age there is no reason to discard that pastime, and during the cold winter months we pick projects that we can work on indoors. Gardening is therapeutic and it encourages hand flexibility, coordination and just overall well-being. For this […]
Brightmore holds an Annual Winter Solstice Celebration every year for our residents to invite friends and family over for a holiday celebration right before Christmas. This year was an absolutely beautiful party all decorated in winter blue and silver decorations, delicious heavy Hors D ‘Oeuvres homemade by our chefs at Morrison and festive music sung […]
On Friday December 15th, the Kempton residents spent the afternoon with wonderful volunteers. Emily Hutchins has been a volunteer at the Kempton for 5 1/2 years. She loves spending time with the residents and they love spending time with her. Emily and the residents made Christmas cards and wrapped Christmas presents. Emily and the residents […]
The eight nights of celebrating the Festival of Lights in the Jewish faith for the Hanukkah season began at sundown on the 12th. Brightmore held its Annual Lighting of the Menorah with Rabbi Paul from the Temple of Israel. Residents of all faiths, including our Jewish residents, joined in the lobby to listen to Rabbi […]
On Tuesday, December 5th, the residents at The Commons of Brightmore enjoyed a special performance of Marsha King Ministries’ holiday puppet show. The show got the Christmas spirit flowing and included some of our favorite Christmas tunes. Not only was the music great, but there were special guest appearances by gladiators, angels, the blues brothers […]