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Category: Caregiver Stories

Dominicke & Nurse Amina
Published July 12, 2019
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 he's non-verb…
Myra's Therapy Team
Published March 15, 2019
By Delisa Derbyshire, PTA  Meet Myra. She is a happy, unstoppable three-year-old with Rett’s syndrome. Perhaps the most striking thing about Myra is her brightly attentive, beautiful eyes. Although she cannot talk, Myra communicates with her eyes in…
Aurora and Coral
Published Nov. 23, 2018
November is National Home Care Month. This month reminds us of all the great work our caregivers do for our patients. And it is a great time to give thanks for our home health aides! Working as a home health aide is a very special job. Aveanna home …
A Heart for Service
Published Nov. 11, 2018
In 1998, Elaine Willbanks, RN, joined the United States Navy Reserve. As a pediatric home care nurse and Navy reservist, Elaine was no stranger to sacrificing herself to help others. “To be honest,” Elaine shares, “being deployed after 9/11 was scar…
A Nurse's Calling: Patricia Vejar
Published Oct. 12, 2018
After years of working at a local family clinic, registered nurse Patricia Vejar’s rigid work schedule eventually began to wear on her. When Patricia heard about private duty nursing, she jumped at the chance for a more flexible schedule. “With a te…