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

July 24, 2019

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 …Read More…


Resident of Month, Grace Searle-Spratt

July 22, 2019

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 …Read More…


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 …Read More…


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 …Read More…



Brightmore University: Lumina During the Wars: 1905-1973

July 12, 2019

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 …Read More…


Brightmore Hosts 5th Annual Salute to the Troops Concert and Dance

July 10, 2019

On June 27th, Brightmore held its 5th Annual “Salute to the Troops Concert & Dance”: A pre-4th of July Event for the residents, friends and family and an open invitation to the Wilmington senior community. This is known as Brightmore’s “Don’t Miss” event!  This fun-filled evening starts with the Presentation of the American Flag by …Read More…


Brightmore of Wilmington

2324 41st Street
Wilmington, NC 28403

910-350-1980