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.
Lavender is most commonly used in aromatherapy. The fragrance from the oils of the lavender plant is believed to help promote calmness and wellness. It’s also said to help reduce stress, anxiety, and possibly even mild pain. The Commons’ residents enjoyed making lavender sachets for their dresser drawers to make their clothing smell fresh. One […]
The residents of Brightmore had their first art class for the new year with artist and instructor, Maureen McKenna. Maureen instructed the group through a step-by-step acrylic winter scene painting titled “Hot Cocoa by the Window.” This step-by-step instruction not only allows the class to work at the same pace, but creates an atmosphere where […]
Robin Triplett is a retired Wilmington History teacher. She currently does tours of downtown Wilmington; her company is called Take a Trip with Triplett. She either does Historical Downtown Wilmington or the peaceful pathways of Oakdale cemetery. Robin modified her tour for The Kempton residents and put it into a presentation called the “City of […]
Two years ago, Brightmore started a monthly “Ladies Group” to offer ladies a time of fellowship to get to know one another better. It’s amazing how you can live in the same community or even on the same hallway, but not know your neighbor. This was the main reason we started this group of amazing […]
“We reserve our deepest respect and admiration for those who volunteer for service and give their lives to help keep our nation secure”. So many of the firefighters battling devastating fires happening in Australia are volunteers. While volunteer firefighters are entitled to compensation if they’re injured while on the ground, they otherwise receive very little […]