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Caregiver Stories

Katelyn & Nurse Lauren

This is Katelyn and her Aveanna nurse Lauren. Katelyn was born with Pierre-Robin syndrome. She has faced many other diagnoses resulting from this condition. But she’s faced them all with her unstoppable spirit and a smile. Lauren joined the Aveanna […]

Caring for Isamia

Today we would like to introduce Home Health Aide Marcia and her Aveanna patient Isamia. Marcia is an incredible caregiver with amazing compassion and care. We asked Marcia to share with us what it’s like to be the caregiver for […]

A Life-Changing Aide

In celebration of Home Care Aide Week, we would like to share a little bit about our patient Hudson and his Aveanna aide, Danni. When his previous caregiver could no longer work with him, Hudson was devastated. For Hudson, who […]

Continuing to Serve as a Veteran

As Veterans Day approaches, we would like to share a little bit about Aveanna team member and United States Navy veteran Robert Bowman. When Rob joined the Navy in 1995, he found a sense of camaraderie and purpose that he […]

Lariah and Forever Nurse Mary

By Lariah’s mom, Lavelle Nurse Mary came into our lives at a very difficult time, but the perfect time. Lariah was very fragile with a lot of breathing difficulties, g-tube fed, and needed 24-hour care. After 18 months at Children’s […]

Leila and Forever Nurses Cindy and Margie

Our patient Leila lives with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, a genetic disorder that causes progressive muscle weakness and leaves Leila in need of constant care. For the past six years, that constant care has come from Leila’s Aveanna Forever Nurses, Cindy […]

Jayden and Forever Nurse Lola

Our patient Jayden joined the Aveanna Healthcare family at just five months old. It can often take some time to find the right fit for a family and nurse in home care. But with Jayden and Nurse Lola, it was […]

Dominicke & Nurse Amina

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 […]

More Than a Nurse

By Rachel, Ella’s mom Ella has Nemaline Rod Myopathy and an immunoglobulin deficiency. Her skeletal muscles are profoundly weak, which makes endurance difficult and breathing on her own for long periods exhausting. Ella was trached in 2016 after getting RSV, […]

Myra’s Therapy Team

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 a way […]