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Patient Stories

Maksim’s Amazing Costumes

The Aveanna team was so excited to see our patient Maksim at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles annual Walk and Play L.A. event last month. Maksim didn’t just attend the event – he showed up in style with a new […]

Celebrating Zayden’s Progress

Zayden is a two-year-old toddler who started attending one of Aveanna’s Pediatric Day Health Care centers when he was an infant. Zayden had meconium aspiration at birth, which caused him to have severe reactive airway disease. Zayden’s early days were […]

Increasing Saylor’s Independence

Saylor is a 20-month-old little girl with a rare mitochondrial disease and Fanconi Syndrome. Because of these conditions, Saylor depends on a central line with TPN for nutrition and, until recently, she required frequent hospitalizations. During the first year of […]

Paris, First and Foremost

“Paris has cerebral palsy. But she is so much more than her condition.” When Paris was diagnosed with CP at birth, Krystal knew the disorder would impact her daughter in many ways. But she determined early on that she wouldn’t […]

Changed for the Better

By Martha, Justin’s mom I wish more people understood that having a son with Down syndrome did change my family’s life for sure, but that Justin changed us for the better. Justin has taught us to value life more and […]

Excelling with Enteral Nutrition

Meet Mason! Turning three years old this February, Mason has been such a superstar since the day he was born. He and his family are happy to share his story to celebrate Mason’s health progress in addition to Feeding Tube […]

Celebrating AJ’s Amazing Progress

AJ is the strongest seven-year-old we know, and after you hear his story, we know you’ll agree. This patient superstar was born at 29 weeks gestation and has already endured 9 life-improving surgeries, with his first major surgery at just […]

Mighty Micah’s Feeding Tube

Micah is a precious patient superstar and he’s only six months old. Micah joined the Aveanna Healthcare family in October of 2018 after being diagnosed with failure to thrive. Micah currently receives enteral nutrition, private duty nursing, physical therapy, and […]

Noah’s Feeding Tube Journey

Two and a half and full of smiles, patient superstar Noah steals your heart the moment you lay eyes on him. His family believes he’s the happiest kid on earth, and we’re excited to share his story in honor of […]

The Joys and Fears of Parenting a Medically Fragile Child

By Kizzie’s mom, Amanda I still remember the day that I found out I was pregnant with our little Kizzie Jane. I was overwhelmed with joy and fear. I was so excited to be pregnant again after a miscarriage. But […]