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 at our news link here.
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 Marianna Stacy at (910) 350-1980.
Brightmore of Wilmington’s Independent Living retirement community started its third 6-week educational series where residents learn from a Clinical Professor of Neurology, Richard Restak. This week’s college-level video course “Optimizing Brain Fitness,” was specifically on Focusing Your Attention and Enhancing Your Memory. In these two sessions, the residents learned that, “The brain really thrives on getting […]
Brightmore started its first 6-week educational series where residents learn from a Clinical Professor of Neurology without even leaving Brightmore. The Great Courses is a series of college-level audio and video courses produced and distributed by The Teaching Company (TTC), a Chantilly, Virginia company, via mobile, tablet, and connected TV apps, CD, DVD, and streaming […]
On Tuesday, April 17th, the Garden Club of The Commons of Brightmore started our spring planting in the courtyard on Paraklay Way. Residents decided to plant snapdragons, marigolds, and petunias in our large planters while sipping on lemonade and enjoying the sunshine. It was a great day in the sunshine and we cannot wait to […]
After brunch at The Boathouse and our annual Azalea Ride around Greenfield Lake and Forest Hills, we could not have asked for better weather at 78 degrees and a light breeze to enjoy our annual outdoor Garden Party! The residents enjoyed a beautiful afternoon playing and watching croquet, enjoying finger sandwiches, wine spritzers and the […]
Now being offered at Brightmore, is a monthly “Night Meditation and Stretch” class. Residents will be learning from different instructors, including Brightmore’s Wellness Director, Madeline Woodard, LRT/CTRS on different stretches to do before bed to ease and relax the wandering mind. This class is to promote a good night’s sleep. Residents also get an opportunity […]