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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!


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!


Kempton Oceanic Restaurant Day Trip!

October 10, 2022

The panoramic views of the sparkling ocean and access to the pier have made Oceanic a must-visit restaurant in Wrightsville Beach. Kempton residents went on the best day! The water was clear, small breeze in the air, sun shining, waves crashing and delicious food. Best part about it, residents did not have to get sandy!


Joyful Moment’s this years Theme!

September 13, 2022

This week is National Assisted Living week and this year’s theme is “Joyful Moments.” At The Commons we are going “Up, Up & Away” on our very own hot air balloon ride across the country. For our kickoff we celebrated our home state of North Carolina and learned important facts about our beloved Wilmington. We …Read More…


“Spread the Bread” Cinnamon Roll Casseroles

September 11, 2022

Residents of The Kempton helped “Spread the Bread” in honor of 9/11 by giving back to our local fire department. Our community wanted to say thank you to our local heroes. We hope you enjoy the cinnamon roll casseroles that were made with love!


Pirate Party Fun!

August 31, 2022

Ahoy, Matey! The Kempton just finished their “Arrgust” events with a Pirate Party. We celebrated with a pirate name, beautiful shiver me timbers charcuterie board, cocktails, and live entertainment!


#SeniorCitizensDay

August 21, 2022

Brightmore of Wilmington is honored to help seniors transition to a community. They can live their life to the fullest! For us, every day is #SeniorCitizensDay!


When is it time for assisted living

August 8, 2022

When you hear the term “assisted living,” what comes to mind? Perhaps you recall images from film and television, which are often rather bleak and, thankfully, not an accurate reflection of the vibrant communities available to families today. Or, you may be new in your search and unsure of the differences between independent living, assisted …Read More…


Socialization for Seniors: Why It’s Vital and Nourishing

July 25, 2022

Connecting with others adds sweetness and meaning to life. From time spent nurturing lifelong relationships to meeting new friends and neighbors, positive interactions with others feed the spirit and the mind. The scientific community agrees—an article published in The Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience reports, “Humans are inherently social. We are not special in this …Read More…


The Longest Day Fundraising Event a Huge Success!

June 26, 2022

The Longest Day is the day of the year with the most light — the summer solstice. It’s the day that the entire Brightmore of Wilmington Campus has committed to fight Alzheimer’s disease. The Longest Day is a fundraising event to advance the care, support, and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association. Team #Brightmoreofilm had …Read More…


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2324 41st Street
Wilmington, NC 28403

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The Kempton

2298 S 41st Street
Wilmington, NC 28403

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The Commons

2320 S 41st Street
Wilmington, NC 28403

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