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See the Sea Turtles by the Sea with Brightmore of Wilmington!

July 26, 2016

Brightmore of Wilmington retirement residents set off on an afternoon trip to the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue & Rehabilitation Center in Surf City. It was everyone’s first time going to the center, and we are so glad that we did! The staff were very thorough in helping us learn about the conservation and protection of …Read More…


Brightmore of Wilmington Travels to New Zealand!

July 25, 2016

Brightmore University hosted our 2nd Summer Arm Chair Travel Series, “Summer in New Zealand : Sights from a Thousand Miles of Islands”,  presented by Dick Hayes, President, NH County Senior Center’s VOCAL, Inc. at Brightmore of Wilmington retirement community. Dick took us on a fabulous journey as we traveled to New Zealand from Auckland to …Read More…


Salute to the Troops Concert & Dance

July 6, 2016

Brightmore of Wilmington Independent Living successfully celebrated their 2nd Annual “Salute to the Troops Concert & Dance” on Thursday, June 30th! Over 300 guests came to celebrate an early “4th of July” and also recognize all the Veterans who faithfully served our country. The program started with American Legion’s Post 10 presenting the colors, the …Read More…


Everyone at Brightmore of Wilmington Loves Bingo Bash!

June 20, 2016

This week all three of our Brightmore Communities; Brightmore Independent, The Kempton and The Commons got together for our “Community-Wide BINGO BASH!”  We really enjoy doing this as a community two times a year to bring everyone together for fun and fellowship…and what a better way to do that then to play over 20 rounds …Read More…


Wilmington Water Tours with Brightmore of Wilmington

June 14, 2016

Mother Nature was definitely on our side! The residents of Brightmore Independent Living enjoyed a beautiful morning cruise on the Cape Fear River with Wilmington Water Tours Black Water Adventure Cruise. Our tour guides were the owners, Doug and Dianne Upton; and what a fabulous job they did educating us on the history of the …Read More…


Living Well at Brightmore of Wilmington

June 12, 2016

Brightmore “Lives Well” by enjoying our saltwater therapy pool and celebrating fitness with our 2nd Annual “Donald Duck” 1-Mile Water Walk! Several residents enjoyed an hour’s worth of socializing, singing to music and walking 72 laps in the pool to celebrate Donald Ducks 82nd Birthday. Why Donald Duck you may ask? Because every 5 laps …Read More…


Brightmore of Wilmington Improves the Health of Seniors

May 26, 2016

Wednesday, May 25th was the 23rd National Health & Fitness Day… “Improve your Health for a Better Self” and Brightmore of Wilmington celebrated this with a friendly competition of Corn Hole…Independent Living Residents vs. Staff! 100,000 older adults participated in activities at more than 1,000 locations throughout the U.S. on National Senior Health & Fitness …Read More…


Brightmore Residents Helping Those in Need

May 13, 2016

On Wednesday, May 11th, from 2-4 pm, the Brightmore Campus held our 1st ever “Duck Adoption” Party. The party was held at the pond with fun games, food, entertainment and most importantly rubber ducks. The Brightmore Campus partnered with Coastal Horizons to help raise money for their 24 hour, 9 bed shelter for abused or …Read More…


Brightmore celebrates Mother’s Day

May 6, 2016

“A Woman Is Like A Tea Bag, You Never Know How Strong She Is Until You Put Her In Hot Water”-Eleanor Roosevelt The Mothers of Brightmore enjoyed a beautiful afternoon tea Eleanor Roosevelt style on Wednesday, May 4th, with PG Tipp’s English Tea, scones with jam and Devonshire cream and delicious desserts made right out …Read More…


Learn How You Can Prevent Elder Abuse

April 26, 2016

Brightmore University presented “Modern Crimes, Modern Times 2016: Elder Abuse Training with Awareness Walk” last week for the residents of Brightmore of Wilmington and also the Wilmington community.  A free workshop was offered as local and state enforcement agencies presented information that seniors need to know to protect themselves and their money from frauds, scams, …Read More…


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Brightmore of Wilmington

2324 41st Street
Wilmington, NC 28403

910-350-1980

The Kempton

2298 S 41st Street
Wilmington, NC 28403

910-332-6899

The Commons

2320 S 41st Street
Wilmington, NC 28403

910-392-6899