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Finding Support as Parents of a Medically Fragile Child
Published Aug. 11, 2021
Becoming the parent of a medically fragile child can be overwhelming. But having the right people by your side makes all the difference. That’s what Rubi’s parents found when their daughter was born in 2018. Rubi faced significant challenges from …
How Puzzles and Games Help Delay Alzheimer’s Disease
Published Aug. 6, 2021
A new study suggests that having an active mind in old age may delay Alzheimer's disease by up to five years. For the study, researchers collected data on nearly 2,000 people with an average age of 80 who did not have dementia at the start of the s…
Aveanna All-Stars: Stassi and Nurse Banely
Published Aug. 4, 2021
A note from Anastassia's mom: Anastassia (Stassi) was born at 23 weeks’ gestation, weighing 1 pound 4 ounces. At 2 months old, she contracted GBS meningitis. She spent 284 days in the NICU and has had a total of 23 surgeries to date. Fast forward …
Working as a Team with Your Homecare Nurses
Published July 28, 2021
Cambria lives with her grandmother LaMay and requires extensive care due to a condition called acute flaccid myelitis. Over the four and a half years that Cami has had nursing care, LaMay has learned a lot about working as a team with her homecare …
How Working with a Home Health OT Increase Independence
Published July 23, 2021
If one or both of your parents are struggling to manage daily tasks at home, there are steps you can take to help them maintain their independence. As abilities diminish during the aging process, families and other caregivers must often help the ol…