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Category: Caregiver Stories

Making a Difference as a Homecare Nurse: Josh and Nurse Diane
Published Oct. 8, 2021
Today we are honored to introduce Josh, a patient who touched so many hearts while he was part of the Aveanna family. Josh was always a joy, always smiling, and had the biggest heart. He passed away last month, but his memory will be with us forever…
Core Values: What HHA Georgia Learned About Compassion at Aveanna
Published Sept. 24, 2021
At Aveanna, compassion is one of our Core Values, a principle we keep at the heart of everything we do. Home Health Aide Georgia Holt shared with us what she's learned about compassion while working as part of the Aveanna family: "As a member of a h…
Year of the Nurse: Jack
Published Sept. 11, 2020
As we continue to celebrate the Year of the Nurse, we'd like to introduce Nurse Jack Ryan. Jack is often referred to as Action Jack in our Wilkes-Barre office. He has earned this nickname by always jumping into action with passion and enthusiasm whe…
A Better Place to Grow: Kristie's Story
Published Sept. 4, 2020
When Kristie O’Connell was about six years old, she met a very special nurse who changed her life forever. “After my cousin was born medically fragile,” Kristie recalls, “a PSA Healthcare nurse started coming to our home every day. We had a nurse in…
Year of the Nurse: Zayda and Nurse Gail
Published Aug. 28, 2020
Mrs. Linda “Gail” Newsome has been an LPN with Aveanna since 2014. Gail is one of the most compassionate nurses and goes above and beyond to keep her patient happy and safe. She takes pride in doing her job correctly, welcomes advice from her super…