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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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Home Health vs. Home Care

By patrick / September 21, 2017 / 0 Comments

Home Health vs Home Care: Presented at the Sacramento Better Business Bureau

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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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7 Early Signs of Dementia

By patrick / August 11, 2016 / 0 Comments
Dementia Care

Hi everybody, my name is Patrick Philbrick I am the Executive Director of Harmony Home Care, now BrightStar Care in Sacramento and today I wanted to talk briefly about early signs of dementia. I want to start with a story one of my clients told me not too long ago. Her mother was getting up in…

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A New Way of paying for Senior Care

By patrick / August 3, 2016 / 0 Comments
Reverse Mortgage

Thanks to modern medicine and healthier lifestyles, people are living longer than ever before. As a result, seniors are able to maintain a higher quality of life and enjoy quality time with their loved ones for longer. However, there comes a time in many senior’s lives when it becomes increasingly difficult to manage day-to-day activities…

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6 Questions to ask before hiring a caregiver

By patrick / July 27, 2016 / 0 Comments
Donelda & Jessica

Hi everybody this is patrick from Harmony Home Care, now BrightStar Care. I’m the executive director, and I’m here today to help you. You’re obviously here because you’re thinking about bring a caregiver into your home to take care of your mom and dad, maybe a spouse, maybe your son or a loved one. Before…

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Home Health vs. Home Care: What’s the difference?

By patrick / July 19, 2016 / 0 Comments
Donelda and Jessica Eating Strawberries

Hi my name is Patrick and I am the executive director of Harmony Home Care, now BrightStar Care. I’m here today to talk about the difference between home health and home care. Some people think they sound exactly the same and that there is no difference, but there actually is a huge difference. A case in point,…

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New Licensing Requirements for Elderly Homecare in California

By patrick / July 2, 2016 / 0 Comments
Watering Plants

Hi everybody my name is Patrick I am the director of Harmony Home Care, now BrightStar Care in Sacramento. You have stopped by today because you’ve heard the rumors or seen the news: there is now licensing  requirements for homecare in California. I’d like to give you a little background on us, my wife (Jennifer)…

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