1. All About Multiple Sclerosis

    At Evergreen Home Healthcare, we work with individuals who have a variety of physical disabilities, including multiple sclerosis (MS). This condition is little understood by the public, and researchers still don’t fully understand MS. That being said, an MS diagnosis is far from a death sentence. …Read More

  2. Does My Child Need an Occupational Therapist?

    When your child has medical complexities, it can sometimes feel like you are walking the path alone. Many other parents can’t really understand where you’re coming from, and misconceptions about physical, sensory, and cognitive disabilities run rampant in our society. You might feel like there i…Read More

  3. How to Ease Anxiety in Medically Fragile Children

    We often think of anxiety as an “adult” problem. Between balancing work, your relationship, and taking care of yourself and your possessions, most adults learn to juggle multiple sources of anxiety because stressors are a natural part of life. However, children also experience anxiety, and on to…Read More

  4. Why In-Home Health Care is a Rewarding Career

    At Evergreen Home Healthcare, we are proud to offer a rewarding career path for healthcare professionals through in-home healthcare. Whether you’re a Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse, or Certified Nursing Assistant, we always have a variety of job opportunities for skilled and compassionate pr…Read More

  5. How to Prevent Wandering in Alzheimer’s Patients

    An estimated 5.3 million Americans over 65 have Alzheimer’s disease. This means that many of our in-home healthcare patients in Fort Collins suffer from this type of dementia. People with Alzheimer’s disease experience a progressive decline in their memory and cognitive ability. This may initial…Read More

  6. Feeding Tube Myths, Debunked

    When the doctor first tells you that your child needs a feeding tube, it can be a very scary moment. No one anticipates their child having medical complexities that cause feeding issues, and to hear that your child isn’t able to get their nutritional needs met through eating by mouth is overwhelmi…Read More

  7. Caring for Your Loved One With Parkinson’s Disease

    April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month, so we’ve decided to take the opportunity to share some information about caring for your loved one with Parkinson’s. When your loved one is first diagnosed, you have a lot of questions, and you experience a lot of emotions such as fear, sadness, an…Read More

  8. The Importance of Stress Management for Parents

    Parenting is stressful, but when your child has medical complexities, you face unique stressors that some other parents are not familiar with. In addition to the typical struggles that parents face, you also have added concern for the health and wellbeing of your child due to their condition. For so…Read More

  9. 7 Essential Qualities of an In-Home Caregiver

    Whether looking for pediatric in-home health care for a medically fragile child or a home health aide for an elderly parent, there are certain characteristics that are imperative for this line of work. Just because someone has all the correct qualifications does not mean that they have the right qua…Read More

  10. Helping Your Senior Parent Age Independently

    As your parent ages, it can be tough to see the decline of their mental and physical abilities. They have always cared for you, and now it’s your turn to care for them. This transition can be difficult for both of you. While you deal with the overwhelming emotional and financial repercussions of t…Read More