1. 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

  2. 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

  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. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. The Best Things About Being a CNA

    There has never been a better time to become a certified nursing assistant (CNA). The healthcare industry is growing, and with it, the demand for qualified CNAs. At Evergreen Home Healthcare, we are thrilled to employ many CNAs on our team, and we value the importance of this position. We simply cou…Read More

  10. 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