BrightStar Overland Park

10100 West 87th Street Suite 110 Overland Park KS 66212


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As a practicing physician, Dr. Tyghe Nielsen came to believe that, simply put, people and patients deserve more.

BrightStar's commitment to Making More Possible resonated with Tyghe. Coupled with his medical background, he saw an opportunity to provide meaningful, much-needed services to the community without placing limits on his own high standards.

Dr. Nielsen and his wife Karin are now proud to provide the finest homecare and medical staffing services in Johnson County and the surrounding areas. Their dedicated staff is committed to your peace of mind, caring for patients of all ages with compassion, dignity and respect.

From childcare to elder care, the Overland Park BrightStar team is available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the greater Kansas City area. The combination of a supervising physician as well as a Nurse Manager ensures that each client and family receives the highest level of care and service.

'I think we all know that people do better and stay healthy longer if they are able to have their needs addressed in their own home,' Dr. Nielsen says. 'Furthermore, this doesn't even begin to address the decreased risk of infection if people can minimize their time in a hospital or rehab facility.' In the last year of their lives, Tyghe's grandparents both became ill unexpectedly, leaving his mother to become their primary caregiver.

'We were fortunate in that my mom is a registered nurse,' he says. 'Even with her professional skills and experience, it was a difficult time. I knew it must have been exhausting for her, even though she was certainly qualified and it wasn't out of her comfort zone to address their day-to-day needs.

'I couldn't help but think there had to be many other families who are in similar situations, but are not aware of the options they have in terms of private duty care. Let's face it: saying these needs are being adequately addressed as opposed to actually providing quality care are two completely di

BrightStar Overland Park Reviews

  • Exceptional Service

    Brightstar of Overand Park has been coming in 3 days a week for 2 hours at a time to check on Mom. We have had her come in for a couple of months now. The lady that has been coming in has been very helpful...

Community Details

    Housing Types Provided

    • Home Care
    • Assisted Living
    • Memory Care
    • Nursing Home
    • Adult Day Services
    • Care Homes
    • Independent Living
    • Respite Care
    • Senior Apartments