Harmony Home Care is now BrightStar Care

Elder Care Options

Preparing for the New Year with Your Senior Loved One

By patrick / January 29, 2019 / 0 Comments
Senior loved one

The New Year can be a great time to reevaluate and plan for the future of your senior loved one. You likely just spent a significant amount of time with them over the holidays, so you have had a chance to recently experience their demeanor and behavior. Year over year as people age, their needs…

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A Senior’s Guide to Downsizing

By patrick / April 10, 2018 / 0 Comments
Downsizing home

Downsizing from your home after raising a family can be a stressful experience. Proper planning, gathering of advice, and correctly evaluating stuff are all important things in making sure your downsizing goes as smooth as silk. The first thing to do is to find solutions to all of the financial questions and issues that surround…

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Should I Pay for My Parents’ Long Term Care?

By patrick / June 21, 2017 / 0 Comments
Long Term Care Insurance

No one ever wants to consider this, but our parents are not as invincible as we thought they were when we were 5. They may be our superheroes, but they are not as full proof as the cape-clad beings we used to look up to when we were younger. What we are trying to say…

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10 Signs Your Parents or Loved Ones Need Home Care Assistance

By patrick / April 28, 2017 / 0 Comments
Donelda & Jessica

Ten years ago, before founding Harmony Home Care, now BrightStar Care, we noticed that my parents beginning to withdraw more and more. My father’s driving habits were getting very bad. They both skipped medications, quit preparing meals opting instead for lot’s of easy to eat processed foods and sugary snacks. At the time we were both busy in other…

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Elderly Care Options

By patrick / February 1, 2017 / 0 Comments
Donelda & Jessica

If you’re reading this, you’re probably feeling very stressed out. Mom or dad aren’t doing well and it’s obvious that you need to step in. Perhaps they’ve fallen lately, or maybe they’re not eating or drinking properly, maybe forgetting their medications; whatever the reason that is causing you pain, it’s more than you can handle. Don’t…

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Harmony Featured on Legacy Planning Radio

By patrick / August 27, 2015 / Comments Off on Harmony Featured on Legacy Planning Radio
Justin Gilbert-Senior In Home Care Interview

Harmony Home Care, now BrightStar Care owners Patrick Philbrick and Jennifer Jarrett were recently interviewed on Legacy Planning Radio by Attorney Justin Gilbert. In this audio recording they discuss options for getting help at home with an aging loved one, costs, financing options, Veterans’ benefits, and some of the distinctions that make Harmony unique. Justin…

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Resolving Family Disputes: Using Mediation in Senior Care

By patrick / December 29, 2014 / Comments Off on Resolving Family Disputes: Using Mediation in Senior Care

This week we had the enlightening experience to visit with Elder Law attorney Nancy Milton of Progress Mediation in Elk Grove. The service is run by Nancy and her Partner Dominic Vessigault. Progress Mediation has been serving our community for 9 years now. Nancy has been a mediator since 1991, having earned her law degree…

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