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Turkey Trot 5 Lap Walk!

November 21, 2022

Today was a perfect afternoon for a Turkey Trot around the Brightmore pond. Residents came out to participate in a walking 5 laps around the pond. What did they talk about? All the yummy Thanksgiving foods to be enjoyed on Thursday!



Brain Training with Painting?

November 17, 2022

Did you know that painting forces you to use both sides of your brain simultaneously? This helps creativity, increases cognitive function, boosts blood flow and improves coordination. Residents at The Commons love to show off their artistic abilities. This week we celebrated Georgia O’Keefe. Born in 1887, Georgia O’Keefe was an American Artist who painted …Read More…


Veterans Recognition and Celebration!

November 11, 2022

This week at The Commons, our residents have been working hard to honor Veterans. We made goodie bags for our local VA clinic, we painted cards for our local VFW, and we spent time reminiscing with our veterans and families. Our grand finale was our Veterans Day Celebration with Kelly Jewell. Our veterans were all …Read More…


Lunch Outing to Moe’s BBQ!

November 4, 2022

The Residents at Brightmore enjoyed a great lunch out at Moe’s Original BBQ . Who does not like a good BBQ. Great company!


Ted Turns 100!

November 2, 2022

Brightmore would like to wish our Resident, Ted, a VERY special happy 100th Birthday! He was the guest of the hour!


Fa-boo-lous Halloween at The Kempton!

October 31, 2022

We are having a fa-boo-lous Halloween at The Kempton. We celebrated with painting candy corn on wine bottles, a Frankenstein birthday party, made spider web cookies, and finishing the boo-tiful night with a Halloween movie. Witch-ing you all very Happy Halloween!


Sponsored Halloween Trivia Party!

Happy Halloween! This weekend, Brightmore celebrated the holiday with a fun Halloween Trivia Party with Party Gras Entertainment! Lots of prizes, candy, and knowledge were gained.


Bob Ross Style Painting Class

October 27, 2022

Yesterday at The Commons, residents got out their easels and paintbrushes and had a painting group with our very own Bob Ross (A.K.A. Jennifer Goodman). Bob Ross was an American painter, art instructor, and television host. He was the creator and host of The Joy of Painting, an instructional tv program that aired for more …Read More…


A Visit From the King , Elvis Presley!

October 26, 2022

Kempton residents enjoyed going back in time this week, celebrating with a 1950’s style dinner, and rocking out with the king himself, Elvis Presley!


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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