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2024 National Nursing Week | The Commons at Brightmore!

May 8, 2024

Celebrating a shining star during National Nursing Week at The Commons at Brightmore! Emily Wadkins, R.N., your dedication, positivity, and kindness illuminate our community every day. Thank you for your unwavering commitment and exemplary care over the past two years! Let’s take this moment to honor all the incredible nurses making a difference in our …Read More…


Meet our Newest Graduate | Robie McClain!

April 24, 2024

After dedicating over 22 years to The Commons, Robie has taken on numerous roles, showcasing her dedication and versatility. From PCA to Area Director, her journey has been inspiring. Now, as she steps into her latest role overseeing Medical Records and Transportation, we celebrate her latest achievement: completing her studies in medical coding & billing …Read More…


Violet's Serenity Garden| Now a Reality!

April 23, 2024

On this Earth Day, we’re thrilled to introduce you to “Violet’s Serenity Garden” at The Commons at Brightmore! Thanks to the generous donation from Beth Hultberg of Violet’s Feathers and Feeders, this tranquil space is now a reality. Butterflies fluttering amidst lush greenery symbolize hope and transformation, mirroring the journey of those living with Alzheimer’s …Read More…


National Pet Day 2024!

April 12, 2024

Every day feels like National Pet Day when Ottis the golden doodle graces us with his presence at The Commons! Today, we’re celebrating the joy, love, and happiness our furry friends bring into our lives. Here’s to wagging tails, endless cuddles, and unconditional love! Happy National Pet Day, everyone! #FurryFriends  #NationalPetDay 


Garden Party at The Commons!

April 8, 2024

Another delightful Garden Party at The Commons! Hats off to our residents for making this year’s event even more delightful. From fabulous hat designs to music by Scotty Stringz, it was an afternoon filled with joy and camaraderie. A special shoutout to Morrisons for treating us to scrumptious delights! #GardenParty  #CommunityCelebration  #TheCommonsAtBrightmore 


Commons Amazing Maintenance Team!

March 18, 2024

Shoutout to our amazing maintenance team at The Commons, Guy Moore and Frank Torres! These two are the backbone of The Commons, keeping everything running smoothly with their expertise and dedication. We’re lucky to have such a super duper awesome team on board! #MaintenanceHeroes  #TeamWork  #Grateful 


Music Magic at The Commons at Brightmore!

March 12, 2024

Music magic at The Commons at Brightmore! Seniors are tapping into the joy of melody and movement thanks to Dara Kahkonen from Songbird Studios. Her enchanting flute tunes and infectious energy had us dancing our hearts out in a cardio drumming dance party! Can’t wait for her return next month for more musical fun! #MusicForTheSoul  …Read More…


Magical Performance| Knox Zimmer in the House

March 11, 2024

What an enchanting weekend at The Commons at Brightmore! Knox Zimmer, the master magician, sprinkled his magic dust and filled our hearts with wonder and joy! From mesmerizing tricks to contagious laughter, he left everyone spellbound. Can’t wait for more magical moments with Knox in the future! #MagicAtBrightmore  #CommunityJoy  #EnchantingMemories 


Fort Fisher Aquarium’s Outreach Program

March 1, 2024

Big thanks to Fort Fisher Aquarium’s outreach program for bringing the Amazing Amphibians experience to The Commons! Our residents had a “ribbiting” time exploring the world of salamanders and tree frogs up close. #CommunityEnrichment  #LearningTogether  #AmphibianAdventures 



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