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.
The definition of grateful is feeling or showing an appreciation of kindness and thankfulness. Residents and staff have a lot to be thankful for here at the Commons. Jan Green is one of the reasons everyone is grateful. Jan has been the area director of Paraklay Way since 1989, and she is retiring on April 1, […]
The resident’s at Brightmore started a new educational DVD Course provided by The Great Courses on “The World’s Greatest Paintings.” It will take us 12 sessions to complete the whole topic that is professionally lectured by Professor William Kloss. Professor Kloss is an independent art historian and lecturer for the Smithsonian Institution’s seminar and travel […]
Brightmore loves Heather Wadsworth! She comes once a month to teach the class “Rhythm & Strength” and then follows the class with Line-Dancing. Residents enjoy the aerobic workout, along with the fun music she plays. Heather uses the yoga balls and weights to conduct the class, along with lots of movement, resident smiles and singing. […]
Walking is considered the best form of exercise for the whole body. Moreover, walking is beneficial for all age groups, whether it is children or senior citizens, all can benefit from this simple yet effective form of exercise that does not require any special equipment or skills. Research suggests that exercising in a group is […]
It’s almost St. Patrick’s Day here at The Commons, and our residents kicked off the festivities with a “Luck of the Irish Social”. Our whole building got in on the fun! Residents gathered in Paraklay Way and in the main dining room where everyone found a four leaf clover waiting on them! Of course, we […]