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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

A Legend Has Retired…18 Dedicated Years Deserves a Pat on the Back!

Chris Swann, Maintenance Engineer at Brightmore Independent, retired Wednesday, July 24th.  On Monday, Brightmore threw Chris a Retirement Celebration so he can “Ride Into Retirement” with closure of 18 very dedicated years of service to the Brightmore Community.  Morrison made a beautiful appetizer buffet; a large retirement cake was ordered, and the dining room was […]

Resident of Month, Grace Searle-Spratt

Soldiers were not the only ones in Vietnam during the years 1955 to 1975, Grace Searle-Spratt was in Vietnam as a civilian from 1966 to 1969. Grace is an 80-year-old resident who volunteered to travel to Vietnam during the Vietnam War working for the state department. As a civilian Grace was sent to the southern […]

The Most Delicious Brownie Ice Cream Sundae!

Chef Taylor from Morrisons stopped by today with a fabulous new recipe for us to make brownie ice cream sundaes.  The brownies were easy to make and delicious to eat.  We suggest you top the chocolatey brownie with ice cream, marshmallows, graham crackers and chocolate sauce to turn it into a s’mores brownie ice cream sundae.  Our […]

Pool-Based Ai Chi Strengthens Balance

Brightmore residents have been taking advantage of the Ai Chi that is being offered to them, through one of the Recreation Therapist interns, Madison. This class is being offered twice a month. The residents are learning a sequence of movements in the water and continue to build on it each class. Many of them have […]

Brightmore University Presents “Revisiting Lumina:” Book Review & Signing with Mary Flinn, Author

Mary Flinn, a native North Carolinian from Greensboro, award-winning independent self-publisher, who loves the beaches and islands, came to review her historical novel, just released on April 1st, with Brightmore residents and the Wilmington community. Mary was so inviting as she read that she was able to transport the audience to the summer of 1928 […]