Girl child yawning while holding a pillow

We’ve all experienced those days where tiredness seems to follow us around like a cloud. It affects our productivity, our mood, and our emotional regulation. Children experience the same thing after a restless night. But for kids, sleep issues can become extremely detrimental to their future health if left unmitigated. According to a study by…

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Special needs child in wheelchair outside with parent

Within the last couple of months, COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus of 2019) has become a pandemic. The United States government has addressed the concern of this disease nation-wide and asks that the population take necessary precautions to live out our day-to-day lives. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and WHO (World Health Organization) have…

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Special needs child with her parent

Having a child with medical disabilities can include intimidating tasks that a “typical” child may not demand. However, this doesn’t mean that we don’t care for our children differently. On the contrary, we are more likely to become excited with our special needs child’s development! Before we list off our top tips for being a…

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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 Home Healthcare, I have been able…

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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 throughout Westminster for children with medical complexities,…

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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 summer camps have…

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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 top of that, they aren’t experienced in managing it…

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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 whole lives. While an epilepsy diagnosis can be…

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