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.
Brightmore University started our second semester with a very popular new way of aging healthily and naturally that we have been reading about in not only health articles, but also in senior living magazines – “Every Day Essential Oils”. Sara Godfrey, Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist, Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant and Essential Oils Educator, joined […]
Elaine Henson is known in the Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach and Carolina Beach areas for her vast knowledge of history, starting in the 1800’s. What makes Elaine’s presentation so interesting is she tells her history and story through vintage postcards. Since many of our residents are Wilmingtonians, they remember much of what her presentations include and […]
Brightmore University starts its three-part author series with “Random Destiny”: How the Vietnam War Draft Shaped a Generation book review, presented by author Wes Abney. Residents joined to hear actual stories told by Wes Abney of lives altered by the draft, including not only those who were drafted, but also those who made major changes […]
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 […]
Brightmore University invited residents and our community to our last part in a Therapeutic Music Therapy series; “Gentle Music for Peaceful Transitions”: Part 3, presented by Therapeutic Musicians of Coastal Carolina, Julie Reader and Susan Creecy. This session allowed us to learn how “live” bedside music provides comfort to patients and families at home, in […]