1. How to Better Communicate When Your Loved One Has Dementia

    Dementia is a difficult diagnosis to deal with. Whether it’s your family member, a close friend, or a patient, it’s a painful and challenging disease to cope with. While watching someone that you care about struggle with dementia is difficult, it’s crucial that you understand how to best commu…Read More

  2. Tips for Managing Emotions as a Nurse

    Nursing is a difficult job, and few people would tell you otherwise. From the demanding schedules and hours on your feet to circumstances of the ones you care for and the times where patients pass, it’s a lot to deal with. As an in-home healthcare professional, it’s inevitable that you build a s…Read More

  3. How Long-Term Nursing Home Care Effects the Elderly

    When it comes to caring for the elderly, nursing homes have long been the “best” option for people to take advantage of. While this has been the case in the past, there are far better options for your loved ones, and one of them is in-home healthcare. There are countless ways that the elderly be…Read More

  4. National Feeding Tube Awareness Week® 2019 is February 4-8

    This February 4th through the 8th, the Feeding Tube Awareness Foundation is celebrating its eighth annual Feeding Tube Awareness Week®. More than half a million Americans rely on feeding tubes for their nutrition, and this number is only growing. Many people are under the impression that feeding tu…Read More

  5. Tips for Traveling With Your Child With Autism

    This is an enormously popular time of year for travel, but it isn’t so easy for many families. If your child is on the autism spectrum, it might be difficult for you to imagine taking a vacation anywhere. After all, people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) thrive when they have schedules, and di…Read More

  6. Anxiety and the Elderly: What You Need to Know

    Anxiety is a natural part of the human condition. You might feel anxious when you’re dealing with a problem, entering a new situation, or coping with a major life transition. This is a normal reaction that helps us handle stressors in our lives. However, when anxiety is an ever-present, overwhelmi…Read More

  7. Is It Safe to Travel With My Loved One With Dementia?

    This year is anticipated to be the busiest travel season ever, which means that you may be making plans to go out of town for the holidays yourself. If you are the caregiver of a loved one with dementia, you may be wondering whether or not you should be taking them with you on your journey. This is …Read More

  8. Managing Tasks as a Caregiver

    When you’re the in-home caregiver for a patient, regardless of their state, there are countless tasks that you have on your plate any given day. While some of these tasks are smaller and others are quite daunting, the one thing that you can do to ensure that your day to day schedule isn’t overwh…Read More

  9. Caring for Someone With Alzheimer’s

    Alzheimer’s Disease is one of the many cruel and unfair diagnoses that we see come with old age. This unfortunate illness robs one of their memories and makes life challenging in more ways than one. Whether it’s your parents, a grandparent, a friend or a loved one, understanding a few of the car…Read More

  10. Crucial Skills to Have as an At Home Caregiver

    Being a caregiver is a rewarding and difficult job, and while it is still focused on providing medical care to those in need, it’s unique compared to other positions in the industry. Evergreen Home Healthcare has worked tirelessly to ensure that the individuals that are a part of our team are dedi…Read More