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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…

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…

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…

Here Comes the Ice Cream Truck!

June 10, 2020

June is the month that begins the long awaited summer season, and what goes best with summer? Ice Cream, of course! With a little creativity, Brightmore made their very own Ice Cream Truck and went door-to-door to spread some summer cheer! Residents were able to choose from ice cream sandwiches, Nutty Buddies, chocolate ice cream …Read More…

“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…

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Brightmore of Wilmington

2324 41st Street
Wilmington, NC 28403