1. Benefits of Becoming a CNA for your Special Needs Child

    As a parent with a child with special needs, it can be overwhelming to fit the time you want to spend with your child into the time you have left over from your busy day, especially when you have a full-time career outside the home. However, as a parent in Colorado with a child with disabilities, ho…Read More

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. This Is The Best Job I Have Ever Had

    Sammy was diagnosed with a rare brain disorder at 2-years-old. He wasn’t meeting any of his milestones, has developmental delays, epilepsy and autism and is non-verbal. Most of the time he struggles to communicate, but I can pretty much tell what he wants and needs. Since working with Evergreen Ho…Read More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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