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Happy Birthday Band for Pops turns 106!

February 24, 2023

Happy Birthday Pops! What is the best way to celebrate your 106th birthday? With your family, close friends and the Marching Band from North Brunswick High School of course! The campus of Brightmore of Wilmington came together to celebrate a remarkable milestone today. Harold Peterson, a resident at the Commons at Brightmore, is turning 106 …Read More…

Bingo at the Commons!

February 3, 2023

Even Groundhogs like to play BINGO at The Commons! Nothing stands in the way of Bingo fun around here, even shadows.

Ageless Grace Fitness Classes

January 30, 2023

At The Commons, our Ageless Grace® brain/fitness classes are one program that everyone enjoys. Ageless Grace® works by re-opening neural pathways in our brain by using 21 easy tools. The 21 movement tools of Ageless Grace® focus on using the core to stimulate cognitive function and physical function in unison. This movement practice combines as …Read More…

Activities Department Staff Spotlight

January 27, 2023

Residents of The Commons thrive under the leadership of the Activities Department. Tanya, Kimmie and Jennifer are a wonderful team and always show their smiling faces and enthusiasm when at the community. We are thankful for such dedicated team members who care for residents so well.

Tanya is making the Starnews!

December 27, 2022

Tanya Langley, Activites Director at The Commons, was recently recognized by StarNews as a local caregiver. The Brightmore campus is lucky to have someone as dedicated as Tanya as a member of the team!

Annual Holiday Party

December 14, 2022

It is the most wonderful time of the year here at the Commons at Brightmore! Residents helped decorate our tree and everyone is getting into the holiday spirit. We have had visits from the The Harmony Belles, our staff put on a special 12 days of Christmas song for our residents, and we had our …Read More…

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…

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…

Falling into Fall Week!

October 17, 2022

Here in Wilmington, Fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year. Last week, the Commons celebrated the season with “Falling into Fall Week”. Residents crafted scarecrows, painted pumpkins, and played Fall games in the courtyard. The Fall games included a visit from everyone’s favorite clown, Pinky; candy corn toss, pumpkin toss, golf, …Read More…

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