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

Evergreen Nursing Home’s float

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

Residents and associates at the softball game

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

Ramona Dutton, director of nursing

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

Left to right: Kristine Daniels, Alamosa Councilor; Ramona Dutton, director of nursing; Kara Finger, executive director; and Ty Coleman, Alamosa mayor, hold the proclamation.

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

The truck is fully equipped with the most up-to-date tools and technology.

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

Life Care associates, along with city councilors and Alamosa Mayor Ty Coleman (far right), hold the proclamation. Photo by Ruth Heidi, Alamosa Valley Courier editor. Reprinted with permission.

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

Left to right: Annette Jones, activity assistant; Juan Espinoza, Individual Volunteer of the Year; and activity assistants Anita Adcock; and Frances Sisneros

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

Two children pose with the Easter Bunny and their prize chocolate bunnies.

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

The Marquez family with residents Eva Kaess, left, and Charlotte Howey, seated

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 team members celebrating their achievement

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....