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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. 

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.

Activity Calendar

Preserve Wilmington’s History with Brightmore University

Brightmore ended its Fall Semester with the “Preview of Thalian Association’s Pearl Harbor Commemoration/USO Dance”, presented by Captain Wilbur Jones and The Cape Fear Swing Dance Society. Captain Wilbur Jones has dedicated his life to preserving Wilmington’s WWII History and has been fighting to get Wilmington, NC Congress approved as the first WWII Heritage Preserved […]

11th Annual Fall Festival Raising Money for a Good Cause

The Brightmore Campus held its 11th Annual “BBQ & Bluegrass” Fall Festival Fundraiser for Alzheimer’s on November 10th. The sun was shining, the weather was a little cool, and it definitely felt like the perfect day for a Fall Festival! Residents of Brightmore, The Kempton, The Commons, staff, family, friends and community members joined for an […]

Are You Getting Your Exercise?

Some experts say that walking is the best form of exercise anyone above the age of 50 can do.  Walking can improve cardiovascular fitness and strengthen muscles and bones, it also helps increase mood.  Here at the Commons, we encourage our residents to stay as active as possible, and we are trying to make walking […]

Have You Ever Heard of Mayflower Munch? Check this out!

On Monday afternoon, the Kempton residents had a Thanksgiving social. Refreshments and entertainment were provided. The residents were served Mayflower Munch, which is a Thanksgiving Snack Mix. Each item in the mix represents something from the first Thanksgiving; Stick pretzels– logs used to build homes, Mini marshmallows– represent the first winter, Goldfish– How Squanto helped […]

“With Courage” – A Salute to All Our Heroes from the Wilmington Symphonic Winds

Brightmore took a group over to UNCW Kenan Auditorium for the Wilmington Symphonic Winds Concert titled “With Courage”, featuring the world premiere of Gehrig by Mark Camphouse. The concert was in memory of all our heroes with the most recent school shooting in California and all the lives that were lost during that tragic event. […]