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How to Avoid Caregiver Burnout
Published Aug. 19, 2021
Caring for a loved one can be exhausting and stressful. It’s no surprise that caregivers and their partners often feel burned out and experience feelings of depression. In fact, the American Psychological Association found that among people age 55 …
The Difference a Homecare Nurse Can Make
Published Aug. 13, 2021
Rubi’s parents heard the word “never” a lot after their daughter was born. Rubi would never walk. Rubi would never talk. And some days it felt like Rubi would never come home. When she finally could come home, her doctors said Rubi would need 24/7 …
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 …