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Group from Evergreen Nursing Home attends local antique car show

On Sept. 1, 2018, staff members from Evergreen Nursing Home in Alamosa, Colorado, took five residents to a local antique car show called the Early Iron Festival.

Executive Director Kara Finger, Health Information Manager Jennifer Carr and Staff Development Coordinator Rick Rodriguez teamed up with a few other members of the staff to coordinate the outing for the residents ...

AQ Project donates quilts to Evergreen Nursing Home for second year

On Oct. 16, 2018, members of the AQ Project delivered 12 sensory lap quilts to residents on the memory care unit at Evergreen Nursing Home in Alamosa, Colorado.

This is the second year that the nonprofit organization has donated to Evergreen. AQ stands for Alzheimer’s Quilts, and members make and donate quilts to seniors with dementia as well as to blind babies and individuals with sensory perception issues...

Evergreen Nursing Home participates in Walk to End Alzheimer’s

On Sept. 8, 2018, Evergreen Nursing Home in Alamosa, Colorado, took part in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Pueblo, Colorado.

Six associates and volunteers from the building made the 120-mile road trip in order to participate, volunteering their time and energy to show support to the fight against Alzheimer’s disease...

Evergreen Nursing Home activities assistant sews sensory items

Anita Adcock, activities assistant, is always on the hunt for treasures for our residents at Evergreen Nursing Home in Alamosa, Colorado.

It is not uncommon for her to return to work on Monday with an armload of goodies from garage sales and thrift stores to help her teammates provide a wide range of activities and new experiences for our residents...

Evergreen Nursing Home wins best float in 4th of July parade

On July 4, 2018, Evergreen Nursing Home in Alamosa, Colorado, participated in the town’s Independence Day parade.

Not only that, but the skilled nursing and rehab center tied for first place in the float contest! Jennifer Carr, health information manager, designed the float...

Life Care’s Alamosa centers offer unique summer therapy experiences

The therapy teams at Evergreen Nursing Home and San Luis Care Center in Alamosa, Colorado, have worked hard this summer 2018 to provide unique and individualized therapy experiences to their residents.

Greg Richardson, director of rehab services at San Luis, encouraged his team to think of a fun or different activity they could offer to residents while accomplishing therapy goals. His team responded with, “Why only one activity?" ...

Evergreen Nursing Home associates offer expertise on local radio show

In May 2018, Ramona Dutton, director of nursing, and Ericha Loosbrock, admissions and marketing director, served as special guests on a local radio company’s Senior Spotlight.

The associates from Evergreen Nursing Home in Alamosa, Colorado, joined radio host Jenni Peal to discuss the topic of facing an end-of-life diagnosis with grace, empowerment and love...

Evergreen Nursing Home celebrates National Skilled Nursing Care Week

Residents and associates at Evergreen Nursing Home in Alamosa, Colorado, had a lot of fun during National Skilled Nursing Care Week, May 13-19, 2018.

The American Health Care Association sponsors the week each year to increase awareness of skilled nursing and rehab centers and showcase how they provide an environment of security and quality of life...

Mobile dental clinic to visit Alamosa facilities

Once a month, Colorado Mobile Dental will soon begin visiting residents at the Evergreen Nursing Home and San Luis Care Center in Alamosa.

Colorado Mobile Dental offers a variety of dental services, such as cleanings, X-rays, fillings and dentures. The trailer the dentists bring is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment that provides quality and professional care to their patients...

Life Care’s Alamosa facilities take part in Nurses Week proclamation

On May 2, 2018, the city of Alamosa, Colorado, proclaimed it to be National Nurses Week during its regular City Council meeting.

Alamosa Mayor Ty Coleman and the city councilors made the proclamation, and several associates from Evergreen Nursing Home and San Luis Care Center, both in Alamosa, attended....

Evergreen Nursing Home honors volunteers

Evergreen Nursing Home in Alamosa, Colorado, hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Party on April 17, 2018, at a local restaurant, Juanito’s.

More than 25 volunteers, including two resident volunteers, attended the party....

Evergreen Nursing Home hosts fun Easter events

For Easter 2018, Maria Quintana, activity director, planned a full week of activities for the residents at Evergreen Nursing Home in Alamosa, Colorado.

In preparation for their big Easter Egg Hunt on Good Friday, Quintana had residents and associates stuffing more than 300 plastic eggs and coloring more than 200 hard-boiled eggs....

Evergreen Nursing Home receives a Valentine’s Day surprise

On Feb. 14, 2018, residents at Evergreen Nursing Home in Alamosa, Colorado, enjoyed a Valentine’s Day surprise from the Marquez family.

Siblings Garret and Kendra Marquez, along with their mother, Delores Marquez, live and work near the facility....

Evergreen Nursing Home earns perfect score on state survey

Evergreen Nursing Home in Alamosa, Colorado, recently completed its annual state survey with no deficiencies.

To pass the state survey each year, nursing facilities must meet hundreds of criteria. These address not only nursing care and resident safety, but also patients’ rights, food services, administration and the facility’s environment....