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. Transitioning from Hospital to Home: What You Need to Know

    If you have recently found out that your loved one is ready to be released from the hospital, you may be feeling a variety of emotions. You may feel happy and relieved, yet you may also feel anxious and fearful of what may happen. Depending on the nature of their condition and the state of their hea…Read More

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Traveling With Medical Equipment This Holiday Season

    The holiday season is already a stressful time of year, but when you have medical equipment that you have to account for when traveling, it can be all the more daunting. If you’re going to be traveling with a family member or friend that requires specific medical equipment on a daily basis, then t…Read More

  10. 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