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Halloween Is Right Around the Corner!

October 30, 2019

Who doesn’t love going to the Pumpkin Patch? The Kempton residents visited the Pumpkin Patch on Monday, just in time for Halloween. The residents picked out there favorite pumpkin to display outside their apartment. After the Pumpkin Patch, the residents went to Krispy Kreme for donuts. Everyone had a great time! Happy Fall y’all!


Resident Spotlight

October 17, 2019

Daphne Nelson – Piano Professional Daphne grew up in a family where everyone enjoyed music. Many evenings they would stand around the piano and sing together, which is something Daphne continued in her own home while raising her children. Daphne never met her great-grandfather, but she proudly owns his 1898 hymnal, which she holds in …Read More…


Brightmore University: How McNeill’s Pharmacy is Helping Change the Face of Medication Adherence

October 15, 2019

The Wellness Series of Brightmore University brought to the residents and our community, “The Evolving World of Pharmacy: Medication Adherence & Compliance Packaging” presented by Madison Gaskins, Pharm. D. Transitional Care Management Pharmacist, McNeill’s Pharmacy, in Whiteville, NC. It seemed more than appropriate to bring McNeill’s Pharmacy to Brightmore when Liberty community’s existence began right …Read More…


The Kempton Partners with Care-O-Lina Hearing

October 12, 2019

“Blindness separates us from things, but deafness separates us from people”.   -Helen Keller. Once a month The Kempton Assisted Living has Care-O-Lina Hearing Center come. It is usually the second Tuesday of the month. They provide hearing aid cleaning and test services for any resident with hearing aids. They also change batteries and can help …Read More…


Brightmore University Starts Its Fall Semester

October 11, 2019

Brightmore University started the Fall semester with “All You Need to Know About Venus Flytraps”, the first in a two-part Horticulture Series that was presented by Richard Jones, NC Native, Naturalist, and NC Licensed to harvest Venus Flytraps from the Agriculture Department. Plant lovers of all kinds joined for this event. Richard started by asking, …Read More…


Teaming Up for Active Aging Week at Brightmore

October 10, 2019

Residents at Brightmore participated in “Active Aging Games” last week, and they had a blast competing in teams all week!  Every day there was a new way to earn points for their team, and at the end of the week, the team with the most points won!  Tuesday, they had to go around the building …Read More…


11th Annual Fall Festival Fundraiser

October 9, 2019

BBQ and Bluegrass Join us as we kick off Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, Friday, November 1st, 4-8 PM At Brightmore of Wilmington Free Entertainment by LSHAPELOT.COM Tickets for sale for BBQ plates Tickets for sale for alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages Several raffle items available on site Kids Activity Center Proceeds to Benefit Dementia Alliance of NC For …Read More…


“80 Years of Music in my Life!”

October 7, 2019

Daphne Nelson, 90 years old and a resident of Brightmore for 4 years, has been playing the piano since she was 10 years old. Daphne grew up in Marian, NC listening to her grandmother play in the evenings as a young girl. She would watch her intensely and then try to play the same song …Read More…


Let the Fundraising Events Commence!

On Friday, October 4th, the Kempton had a BBQ Fundraiser to support Dementia Alliance NC. The fundraiser lasted from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm in the Café at the Kempton. Morrisons dining services made delicious BBQ plates that included pulled pork, baked beans, coleslaw, cornbread, cookies, and a canned drink. The price was $8.00, and …Read More…


The Kempton Supports Dementia Alliance of North Carolina

October 1, 2019

On Friday, September 27th, the Kempton Assisted Living had a Bake Sale that raised over $400! All proceeds benefit Dementia Alliance of North Carolina, formerly Alzheimer’s North Carolina. The staff and family members of the Kempton baked many different goodies such as brownies, cookies, cakes, lemon squares, cupcakes, etc. The residents, staff, and guests enjoyed …Read More…


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2324 41st Street
Wilmington, NC 28403

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