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A Day in the Life at The Commons

May 21, 2020

Our days might look a little different but the staff and residents at The Commons are still doing the things they love to do. Every morning our Activity Directors do one-on-one visits where we tell our daily joke, a riddle, and we pass out our daily perk packet. The packet contains word puzzles, art pages, …Read More…

Staying Mentally Active During COVID

May 13, 2020

To gear up for the day, the Activities Directors at The Commons went door to door and passed out hot coffee and sausage biscuits from Hardee’s in honor of National Buttermilk Biscuit Day. Later this afternoon, residents flexed their cognitive muscles by participating in the first Spelling Bee Competition – Hallway Edition. Spelling bees are …Read More…

Don’t Worry, Be Happy!

May 5, 2020

We could all use a little happiness and laughter, especially during these difficult and uncertain times. Last week, the Commons staff dressed in fun yellow clothes, wearing our sunglasses, and of course huge smiles on our faces. Our portable Sunshine cart (along with upbeat, happy music) strolled door-to-door delivering Italian ice and ice cream sandwiches …Read More…

Health Benefits of “Every Day Essential Oils”

November 8, 2019

Brightmore University started our second semester with a very popular new way of aging healthily and naturally that we have been reading about in not only health articles, but also in senior living magazines – “Every Day Essential Oils”. Sara Godfrey, Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist, Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant and Essential Oils Educator, joined …Read More…

Resident Spotlight

October 17, 2019

Daphne Nelson – Piano Professional Daphne grew up in a family where everyone enjoyed music. Many evenings they would stand around the piano and sing together, which is something Daphne continued in her own home while raising her children. Daphne never met her great-grandfather, but she proudly owns his 1898 hymnal, which she holds in …Read More…

Decking the Halls at The Commons!

December 12, 2018

Residents at the Commons are decking the halls!   There are several Christmas trees located throughout our halls (even one in our gazebo)  and our residents like to take part in the holiday decorating.   They enjoyed Christmas carols, apple cider and Christmas cookies while we decorated.   Decorating for the holidays is an important tradition that brings …Read More…

Are You Getting Your Exercise?

November 24, 2018

Some experts say that walking is the best form of exercise anyone above the age of 50 can do.  Walking can improve cardiovascular fitness and strengthen muscles and bones, it also helps increase mood.  Here at the Commons, we encourage our residents to stay as active as possible, and we are trying to make walking …Read More…

Exercise with a Purpose

September 27, 2018

Having limited mobility does not need to stop you from regular fitness routine.  The residents at The Commons exercise weekly.  Exercise helps keep our residents physically and mentally sharp; it helps with balance, helps prevent falls and can reduce joint and muscle discomfort. Exercise has also been proven to ease stress, reduce anxiety, lighten your …Read More…

Find Your Family Roots with The Commons

July 13, 2018

On Wednesday, July 11, 2018, residents at The Commons of Brightmore started a three part program called “Finding our Family Roots”.   One of our residents was the speaker in part one.  Ann Cook explained how she started her own family exploration.   Mrs. Cook has gone back eight generations.  She brought along examples of different ways …Read More…

Keeping Fit with The Commons at Brightmore

July 2, 2018

Staying active mentally and physically is important to our residents at The Commons.   Our Mondays start with a “Fit & Fun” class taught by Janet Cappilary.  Janet has her Senior Fitness Certification from the IFTA.  Her expertise and her bubbly personality is exactly what our residents need to get moving.  We do exercises to improve balance, flexibility, endurance, …Read More…

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Brightmore of Wilmington

2324 41st Street
Wilmington, NC 28403