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“Memorial Day…Never Forget, Ever Honor”

May 26, 2020

The residents at Brightmore all received a red, white or blue star on their door this week. They were asked to write the names of family members that gave their life while serving our country in the military or those that have died that served in the military. We asked everyone to decorate their doors …Read More…


Celebrating Wear Purple for Peace Day

May 18, 2020

Out of many World Peace Days, “Wear Purple for Peace” is normally held on May 16th. Since that fell on the weekend, we decided to celebrate with Brightmore residents this past Friday. We asked everyone to Wear Purple for Peace, and we delivered door-to-door a special PURPLE dessert! During this time, it is especially important …Read More…


Communication with Loved Ones is Alive at Brightmore

May 13, 2020

It’s very difficult when all of a sudden face-to-face communication with your family members and friends is cut off. During this time, we have been very aware of how this affects each person differently, and at Brightmore we have offered many different avenues for our residents to communicate with their loved ones. We have helped …Read More…


No siesta; let’s Fiesta!

May 6, 2020

The residents here were served a fun fiesta pick-me-up snack Tuesday afternoon! Chips, Salsa, and a margarita punch with a lime. Fiesta music sounded in the hallways, with Moroccans shaking, residents dancing and big cheers! Staff loves these fun hallway parties with the residents, as they can see how much it lifts their spirits.Happy Cinco …Read More…


Enchanted by the Lights at Airlie Gardens

December 19, 2019

Brightmore’s last holiday trip before we celebrate Christmas was “Enchanted Airlie” Gardens. The residents bundled up to go and experience the most festive Christmas lights outlining this beautiful garden established in 1901, which borders the Intracoastal Waterway. As we grabbed hot cocoa, cookies and popcorn, we also enjoyed the many poinsettias and countless camellias that …Read More…


Welcoming New Friends to Brightmore!

January 2, 2019

The residents of Brightmore look forward to the End-of –the month Newcomers’ Social and Birthday Celebration! It’s a wonderful time to relax, enjoy time with friends, listen to music, sing and maybe even dance a bit! This month we had 8 newcomers to introduce, 13 birthdays, and we also announced the winners of our annual …Read More…


Water Walking with the Brightmore Elves

December 18, 2018

Brightmore residents participated in the Elf “One-Mile Water Walk” that took place on Tuesday, which consisted of 77 laps around the Brightmore pool. We take a break half way when 42 ducks have been placed in the pool as our counters, and sip on a refreshing mimosa and enjoy fresh strawberries. After our short break, …Read More…


“This is a day that no one will forget…”

December 13, 2018

Place yourself on Waikiki 77 years ago…and that is where the residents of Brightmore were last Friday night as we remembered the attack on Pearl Harbor. We attended the Pearl Harbor Remembrance USO Dance at the USO Building in Downtown Wilmington. The evening started with the ceremony of flags as the Hoggard ROTC Honor Guard …Read More…


Tai Chi is Now at Brightmore of Wilmington!

December 4, 2018

Brightmore of Wilmington Independent Living residents are taking advantage of all the wonderful health benefits from Tai Chi. Tai Chi is now being offered twice a month at Brightmore for residents who would like to participate in the water with it, and on land – the traditional way. The classes offered are seated or standing, …Read More…


11th Annual Fall Festival Raising Money for a Good Cause

November 26, 2018

The Brightmore Campus held its 11th Annual “BBQ & Bluegrass” Fall Festival Fundraiser for Alzheimer’s on November 10th. The sun was shining, the weather was a little cool, and it definitely felt like the perfect day for a Fall Festival! Residents of Brightmore, The Kempton, The Commons, staff, family, friends and community members joined for an …Read More…


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Brightmore of Wilmington

2324 41st Street
Wilmington, NC 28403

910-350-1980