1. 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

  2. Summer Camps for Children with Medical Complexities

    In our last blog post, we talked about how children with medical complexities can benefit from visiting a summer camp. Though this is very beneficial for many children, very few people know what the summer camp opportunities are. The team at Evergreen Home Health Care provides in-home care throughou…Read More

  3. How Camps Benefit Children with Medical Complexities

    Summer camps are one of the many traditions that children look forward to as temperatures get warmer and summer settles in. These camps are surrounded by mutual interests, age ranges, genders, and more — but the goal is for those attending to leave with more than they came with. The benefits that …Read More

  4. 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

  5. What You Need to Know About Seizures in Children

    If your child has been diagnosed with epilepsy, know that you’re not alone. Around 300,000 children under 14 have epilepsy in the United States. While for some children, seizures are either outgrown or controlled with medication after time, others struggle with this type of condition for their who…Read More

  6. How to Advocate for Your Medically Fragile Child

    When you hear the word “advocate,” you might think of or a protester crusading for their cause on the picket line. Having a medically fragile child isn’t too far off from championing for an issue on the ballot. Just as a protester is showing support for something they care about, when you have…Read More

  7. Organization Tips for Your Child’s Medical Supplies

    When your child has a chronic medical condition, you can often tell just by looking at your home. If you’re like many parents with medically fragile children, you are constantly getting shipments of medical supplies for your child. This means that you might be dealing with boxes all over your home…Read More

  8. Going on Vacation With a Medically Fragile Child

    Travel is one of the joys of life. When you travel, you can take a break from your daily routine, gain a new perspective, and recharge and refresh. However, for parents of medically fragile children, vacation can seem like a stressful, or even dangerous, endeavor. Fortunately, just because your chil…Read More