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Feeding Kids Through COVID-19 Donation Drive Results Are In!

August 14, 2020

After a very successful donation drive to support Nourish NC, a non-profit agency that provides hungry children in New Hanover County with healthy food,Brightmore raised $2,753.00! Lisa Sherrill, Life Enrichment Director for Brightmore Independent Living, presented the donation to Katelyn Mattox, Program Director of Nourish NC.


Saluting Shirley Temple, “Shirley Temple” Style

August 11, 2020

This past Friday, The Commons saluted the ionic child actress, humanitarian, and diplomat, Shirley Temple. She was known for her constantly optimistic, positive and upbeat attitude. Shirley Temple movies helped boost morale during the Great Depression, and she danced her way into the heart of many Americans. Friday, she helped bring cheer to our staff …Read More…


Giving Back: Feeding Kids Through COVID-19

July 29, 2020

I know during the pandemic, we have all asked ourselves at one time or another, “What can I do to help others during this time?” Brightmore has a long history of giving back to our community in many different ways; so, after a news report last week and further research, we decided to support Nourish …Read More…


Thank You to Our Residents at Brightmore!

July 22, 2020

As we continue through the pandemic, we realize how patient our residents have been with all the closures and CDC policies. Throughout this time, we have made sure we send out a “Thank You” to them every so often for remaining to stay safe as they visit with neighbors and friends and for continuing to …Read More…


Staying Creative Through COVID

July 21, 2020

The residents at The Commons have been getting crafty and making items that spruce up their rooms. We have made beautiful wreaths, picture frames, and recently we turned our windows into stained glass works of art. Coloring is not just for children, and studies say that it can be therapeutic for older adults. Some scientists …Read More…


Grab Your Popcorn & Watch a Movie with Us!

July 13, 2020

One of our favorite group activities at Brightmore is our Tuesday movie afternoons at the Pointe 14 Movie Theater or our Friday movie afternoons in our Brightmore Theater, which we have all missed greatly these last few months. Even though we show many movies on our community TV channel, there is nothing like being at …Read More…


We Won’t Stop the Music!

June 30, 2020

Brightmore was so excited to be able to offer our first “social distancing” music concert for our residents to start our summer season! Music has been one of our joys that we have missed tremendously through the pandemic. Music provides such comfort and happiness to each of our lives and provides memories that no one …Read More…


Celebrating our Certified Nursing Assistants

June 26, 2020

Certified Nursing Assistants are the glue that holds our healthcare community together! CNA week began today, June 18th, and all week long we celebrated those caring men and women who care for our residents. At The Kempton and The Commons, our CNA teams started the week off with some yummy treats accompanied by homemade cards …Read More…


Age is Really Just a Number!

June 24, 2020

Brightmore resident, Joseph “Joe” Hull, born in 1916, turned 104 today, June 24th, 2020! He’s a man who enjoys being around others, walking around the Brightmore pond, driving to his favorite restaurant, dining with his friends, and most of all always greeting others with a SMILE! Joe moved to Brightmore in 2017, and has been …Read More…


You Are Never Too Old To Keep Learning!

June 22, 2020

Brightmore has always promoted senior lifelong learning, and we were fully immersed with our Brightmore University Classes and Educational DVD sessions before COVID-19. We quickly realized that just because we could not bring in professional speakers or meet in group settings, we definitely needed to continue our education courses for our residents during this time. …Read More…


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Brightmore of Wilmington

2324 41st Street
Wilmington, NC 28403

910-350-1980