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Archive for 2019

Lariah and Forever Nurse Mary

By Lariah’s mom, Lavelle Nurse Mary came into our lives at a very difficult time, but the perfect time. Lariah was very fragile with a lot of breathing difficulties, g-tube fed, and needed 24-hour care. After 18 months at Children’s […]

Leila and Forever Nurses Cindy and Margie

Our patient Leila lives with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, a genetic disorder that causes progressive muscle weakness and leaves Leila in need of constant care. For the past six years, that constant care has come from Leila’s Aveanna Forever Nurses, Cindy […]

Jayden and Forever Nurse Lola

Our patient Jayden joined the Aveanna Healthcare family at just five months old. It can often take some time to find the right fit for a family and nurse in home care. But with Jayden and Nurse Lola, it was […]

Christian’s Back-to-School Skills

Aveanna patient Christian joined our North Houston Clinic for therapy services in June of 2018. He came to us with significant delays in fine and gross motor skills as well as speech. From the very beginning, Christian had incredible support […]

Helping Hudson Communicate and Connect

Hudson is a four-year-old social butterfly. He’s been an extrovert since the day he was born. During his first two years of life, which were filled with appointments, tests, and surgeries, Hudson was never afraid when surrounded by doctors and […]

Maksim’s Amazing Costumes

The Aveanna team was so excited to see our patient Maksim at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles annual Walk and Play L.A. event last month. Maksim didn’t just attend the event – he showed up in style with a new […]

Celebrating Zayden’s Progress

Zayden is a two-year-old toddler who started attending one of Aveanna’s Pediatric Day Health Care centers when he was an infant. Zayden had meconium aspiration at birth, which caused him to have severe reactive airway disease. Zayden’s early days were […]

Dominicke & Nurse Amina

We are so thankful for nurses like Amina, who care with all of their hearts. Amina has been working with her patient Dominicke for over a year. “Working with four-year-old Dominicke means the world to me,” Nurse Amina shares. “Although […]

Increasing Saylor’s Independence

Saylor is a 20-month-old little girl with a rare mitochondrial disease and Fanconi Syndrome. Because of these conditions, Saylor depends on a central line with TPN for nutrition and, until recently, she required frequent hospitalizations. During the first year of […]

Finding the Perfect Therapy Team for My Son

By Maira, Erik’s mom Although my son, Erik, has always been a sweet boy, when he turned three his behavior began to change. I noticed a delay in his speech when he turned three years old, which was a bit […]