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Groups are a Chance to Gather and Share a Meal!

March 1, 2023

Is there a better way to socialize and have fun than enjoying a delicious meal with your neighbors? The Brightmore Men’s and Ladies’ Groups snacked on Chick-fil-A during their recent meetings. Residents also ate a filling breakfast at Boathouse Restaurant and enjoyed dinner with a view at Bluewater Waterfront Grill


February Heart Health with Gretchen!

February 28, 2023

On Monday afternoon, residents were able to sit and listen to Wellness Intern, Gretchen, talk about Heart Health as we wrap up the month of February. They were presented with topics about heart disease and the importance of keeping our bodies healthy. Gretchen ended with trivia for the group to test their knowledge on all …Read More…


Heart Shaped Photo Frame Crafting!

February 14, 2023

Happy Valentine’s Day from Brightmore! Residents had fun decorating heart shaped photo frames to showcase those we love.


Step by Step Whimsical Heart for Valentines Day!

February 13, 2023

Making art presents a great opportunity for both creativity and meaningful interactions with others. Brightmore residents enjoyed a step-by-step painting class with Maureen McKenna. This month’s piece was a whimsical abstract heart for Valentine’s Day! All residents had fun with this event, no matter their experience level.


Senior Strength Class Active & In Motion

February 8, 2023

It was another successful week of the Senior Strength class. Residents moved through a series of stations to incorporate movement, balance, and strength. We love to see residents active and in motion!


Promote Heart Health!

February 6, 2023

For National Wear Red Day, residents at Brightmore walked 1 mile (77 laps) in the pool to promote heart health!


National Wear Red Day!

February 3, 2023

Happy National Wear Red Day! Residents enjoyed a healthy breakfast and wore red to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease and to support American Heart Month!


Functional Fitness Class

February 2, 2023

Fitness at Brightmore for the New Year has started off with a bang! Residents have been very excited to try new classes, experience new teachers and continue their favorite classes. This week Gretchen, our UNCW Intern, had a packed house for her Functional Fitness Class. It’s a flexible class where a resident can participate standing …Read More…


Join Us for Senior Strength Class

January 25, 2023

Yesterday, Residents were able to participate in our senior strength class. This class is offered every Tuesday morning at 11am in the fitness center with Gretchen. There was a group of six residents who rotated throughout stations around the room. They used TRX bands, the Bosu ball, and the agility mat for movement. We are …Read More…


Welcome To Wellness Intern Gretchen!

January 17, 2023

Brightmore welcomes Gretchen Bingham, our newest Wellness Intern from UNCW! Gretchen is receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, and will be completing her last semester with us at Brightmore. Gretchen loves to run track for UNCW and we are excited for her to bring her coaching skills to the Brightmore classes.


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