Welcome to Evergreen Commons! We are glad to have you with us.

On day of admission, the new resident or resident’s representative (preferably power-of-attorney) is expected to complete paperwork with Fiscal Management, as well as with the social worker. Please expect to spend about 1 hour with each on paperwork.

Fax  518-708-6678

Please bring the following with you on day of admission:


  • Power of Attorney papers
  • Health Care Proxy
  • Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (MOLST)
  • Living Will – Non Hospital DNR
  • Medicare and Health Insurance Cards
  • If private pay – bring check for 1st 30 days
  • Immunization records if available
  • Eyeglass prescription or information regarding eyeglasses, if available
  • Any information regarding new resident’s social history, i.e. information regarding parent, siblings, education, employment, military service history

For Resident:

  • At least 7-10 days of clothing (must be able to withstand high heat laundry)
  • Rubber soled shoes or sneakers
  • Equipment such as wheelchair or walker if resident has them and has been using them at home
  • Underwear, socks, pajamas if desired
  • Cable ready television 19” to 22”

Resident May Bring:

  • Twin-sized bedspread or comforter
  • Plants
  • Photographs
  • A few knick-knacks (items that will help provide a “home-like” atmosphere)
  • Recliner chair (electric or manual; must have fire-retardant tags)

For more information, please contact our Director of Admissions.

Evergreen services

What we do

  • Short Term Rehabilitation

    Evergreen Commons Rehabilitation and Nursing Center offers a rehabilitation program to assist the individual to achieve that level of functioning required to return to their independent lifestyle. The therapists develop an individualized program that will enable the resident to work toward their rehabilitation goal. (more…)

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  • Alzheimer’s / Dementia Program

    Evergreen Commons offers specialized programming for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia in our secure care unit.

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  • Long Term Care / Skilled Nursing

    Evergreen Commons is a certified residential skilled nursing facility, providing short term rehabilitation and long term care to individuals with health conditions that require higher levels of medical and nursing care. (more…)

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  • Respite Care

    Caregivers face many challenges. A primary caregiver who is under too much stress from the constant demands of care giving cannot provide adequate care. Arranging respite care for the first time may be difficult, but it should become an essential part of any caregiver’s schedule. (more…)

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