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Archive for 2020

Gerald’s Story: A Tribute to Fathers of Medically Fragile Children

Gerald became a father through adoption over twenty years ago and has devoted his life to his four children ever since. His son Daquan and daughter, Ivy, both live with cerebral palsy and significant support needs. But no matter how […]

A Safer Place to Care

By Beth Rubio, Chief Clinical Officer During these challenging times, nurses everywhere are the world’s heroes. Nurses today are working in all kinds of different settings saving lives and making a difference one patient at a time. I could not […]

Briella and Nurse Valerie

Today, we are celebrating our patient Briella and Nurse Valerie! Nurse Valerie cares for Briella with incredible compassion and skill. She is dedicated to Briella through anything and everything they might face. In April, Valerie and Briella’s grandmother Betty came […]

Aveanna Lifesaver: Nurse Michelle

A couple of months ago, Nurse Michelle started a shift with her patient Jamie. The day began much like any other as Michelle went through Jamie’s morning routine. Then the alarm on Jamie’s pulse oximeter began to sound. Michelle calmly […]

Celebrating Nurse Julianna

By Jessica, Chloe’s Mom Before we had in-home nursing care, I thought we were doing fine. I was Mom, after all, and who better to care for my child than me? I could not have been more wrong. When I […]

How Teletherapy Touches Lives: Miranda and SLP Marvey

My name is Marvey, and I’m a speech-language pathologist. I have the pleasure to work with Miranda, a soon-to-be nine-year-old with the biggest heart of gold. Miranda is a spunky little girl who loves to play and dance and, most […]

Seeing Through His Eyes: The Beauty of Medically Fragile Motherhood

For Maria, motherhood hasn’t always been easy. But it is always beautiful. Her older son, Darian, was born premature and lives with cerebral palsy. Maria had to go home from the hospital without Darian soon after he was born. She […]

Bringing William Home

Today, we would like to introduce one of the newest additions to our Aveanna family – William! William was born prematurely last September at 26 weeks, weighing just over a pound. He is a true warrior. Despite the many complications […]

Finding Lukas’s Heart

At ten months old, Lukas was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). After a short period of time in remission, he required a second round of chemotherapy treatments. This second round stopped the advancement of his ALL but damaged his […]

Rémi’s Occupational Therapy Journey: With Us Every Step of the Way

By Alecia, Rémi’s Mom Rémi was born a twin on January 23rd, 2017 weighing 5 pounds, 15 ounces. She was diagnosed in utero at 23 weeks with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS). She underwent her first open heart surgery at […]