1. Caring for Your Loved One After a Stroke

    When your loved one has a stroke, a million questions run through your mind. You may be wondering about their recovery and what their new needs will be going forward. You might also be concerned about how to take on a new role as their caregiver. While caregiving can be difficult, education is key. …Read More

  2. Providing Mental Health Support for Your Senior Loved One

    Seniors have special needs, and their mental health is no exception. Taking special consideration for emotional health is not limited solely to elderly individuals with existing mental health conditions. Senior citizens are at particular risk for developing depression and anxiety, and these illnesse…Read More

  3. 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

  4. What Can We Do About The Loneliness Epidemic for Seniors?

    Despite the fact that we are more interconnected than ever, U.S. rates of loneliness have doubled over the last 50 years. Given the loneliness that is pervasive through all age groups, it’s probably not a surprise that the senior population is especially affected by this epidemic. Why Are Seniors …Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. November 13th – Caregiver Appreciation Day

    Being a caregiver is no easy job to take on. Not only does it require you to spend a majority of your time prioritizing someone else, but it truly is a job that never slows down. On November 13th, we are given the chance to celebrate and appreciate the caregivers in our life. At Evergreen Home Healt…Read More

  8. How Can a Speech Therapist Help My Child?

    At Evergreen Home Healthcare, we are able to connect our clients with a variety of specialists to help their children with medical complexities. One such specialist is a speech therapist, also known as a speech pathologist or speech-language pathologist. Speech therapists offer a broad range of skil…Read More

  9. How to Talk to Your Senior Parent About Home Healthcare

    Watching your parent age can be overwhelming. All their life, they cared for you, so it can be quite emotional to realize that the roles have reversed. Now that your parent is a senior citizen, it’s time for you to observe closely for signs that they may need in-home healthcare. When you do, you m…Read More