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.
In part two of our “Exploring Our Family Roots” program, the residents at The Commons began their in-depth research. We used online resources to facilitate our search. One of our residents found an article in a local paper from 1878 about their grandfather! We located birth, military, marriage, and death records to help us on […]
Brightmore’s Cooking Class was one of the best ones yet! This month we challenged ourselves to make homemade Hummus. Hummus is a Levantine dip or spread made from mashed chickpeas, blended with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic. It is popular in the Middle East and Mediterranean, but has quickly become a popular […]
Brightmore has begun a new session of “The Great Courses”. We will now be studying “American Military History: From Colonials to Counterinsurgents.” The Great Courses is an educational DVD series taught by professors or very experienced individuals in the related field. This course is being taught by Retired General Wesley K. Clark, former NATO Supreme Allied […]
Each month the Kempton Assisted Living residents get together to make cards for hospice patients. The residents here at the Kempton love getting cards in the mail, and they thought it would be nice to provide that happiness to others. They are very creative and make beautiful cards! Some residents even come to make cards […]
Kim Calabretta with the NC Division of Services for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing & “CapTel” came to present a seminar on Caption Telephones that our residents can get for free from the State of NC. CapTel provides 3 different models of caption telephones for people with hearing loss. CapTel phones work like […]