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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…

Al Mahan Returns to Brightmore!

April 14, 2016

Music, Music & More Music, is what Brightmore enjoys! And, we always look forward to when Al Mahan comes back to town! Al Mahan is a pastor, singer/songwriter, performer from Smithville, TN. His concerts are filled with humor, parodies, impersonations, and much laughter, as he takes our residents on a heart-warming nostalgic stroll down memory …Read More…

Brightmore Celebrates the Azalea Festival in Style!

April 11, 2016

In celebration of Wilmington’s 69th Azalea Festival, Brightmore Independent had its very own Garden Party and Croquet Tournament on Thursday, April 7th. The morning hours worried us with thunderstorms, but Mother Nature blessed us with beautiful sunny skies and dry grass so we could continue with our Azalea Festival festivities. The guests wore their finest …Read More…

Brightmore is Crafting for a Cause!

March 30, 2016

Brightmore of Wilmington’s dedicated crafters got together this week to continue crafting for our “Crafting for a Cause” Bazaar that will take place in November.  I know this sounds like it may be early to start thinking about a holiday bazaar, but our crafters get together twice a month and work diligently to store up …Read More…

How’s Your Balance?

March 25, 2016

Residents at Brightmore enjoy getting on the Wii balance board and completing games on the screen that challenge their balance, mind, and coordination. Their favorite one, and to them the most challenging game on the system is the “Balance Bubble.” On the screen the residents have to pretend that they are in the “Bubble” and …Read More…

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