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Category: My Aveanna Story

Jacob's Feeding Tube Journey
Published Feb. 11, 2022
“Jacob is a medical miracle,” his grandmother shares. “His original prognosis was that he wouldn’t walk, wouldn’t talk, and would have a brain deficit. That’s not the case today. He’s exceptionally bright and can do anything he puts his mind to.” J…
Karissa's Story: Living Life with a Feeding Tube
Published Feb. 8, 2022
Karissa lives with gastroparesis. It took years for her to receive her diagnosis and the treatments she needed. But she never stopped advocating for herself. “I decided that I wasn’t going to stop until I got answers,” Karissa says. “I don’t believ…
Erica Schwartz: A Legacy of Service
Published Nov. 11, 2021
“I knew early on that I wanted to join the Navy and become a physician and biomedical engineer,” Erica recalls. “I knew it would be hard to fulfill all these goals, but I was determined. It wasn’t easy, but I had vision, ambition, and a supportive …
PT Month: Lionel and PTA Elisa
Published Oct. 22, 2021
PTA Elisa Lozano has been part of the Aveanna family for 13 years. She is an amazing therapist and has helped countless children gain independence through mobility. Elisa always has a positive attitude and an open heart. She constantly supports not…
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…