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 Kempton is lucky to have our very own certified fitness instructor, Paula Scott. She comes to the Kempton three times a week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings to teach our Sit and Stretch Class. Each class has a variety of exercises that are done in a seated position. Some classes include hand weights […]
We all have that one person who makes us who we are and help to guide us to our careers. Helen McNeil a 90-year-old resident at Brightmore dedicated her life to be a teacher due to this one person. Helen lost her mother when she was nine years old and moved from North Carolina to […]
How many steps do you take a day? Residents at the Commons are on a mission to increase their steps by walking whenever they can. Our Healthy Steps Walking Club is making steps to improve our fitness one step at a time. Regular walking prevents and reduces pain from arthritis, burns calories, and improves cardiovascular health. […]
Brightmore University started this month in education with “The Importance of Healthcare Advocacy”: Getting the Most! Presented by Ellen Abisch, RN, President of Health Advocate Services. Residents and community neighbors received tips on how to get the most from your doctor’s visits and health insurance. Patient roles have changed so it is very important to […]
Nursing assistants are the heart of every facility. CNA week begins on June 13, and The Commons at Brightmore has a week packed with special treats to show our appreciation. Residents are getting in on the fun by making treat bags to thank staff for their commitment. Our residents spent the afternoon stuffing bags full of candy […]