Patient Stories

Kyndell’s Goals

A sheet of yellow notebook paper hangs on the wall at the end of Kyndell’s crib, where she can see it every day. It reads, “Kyndell’s Goals.” Aveanna Nurse Brittany wrote the list. She included objectives like “healthy weight,” “head […]

Celebrating Marshall’s Milestones

Precious Marshall has a huge heart for his Aveanna caregivers, and so does his mother! Jenifer, Marshall’s mom, is so proud of all of the progress her son has made with the help of Aveanna across multiple service lines including […]

Me and My Nurses

This is a story about me and my nurses. My name is Clifford but all my friends call me C.J. The J stands for Jacob. I was born with a condition called Spinal Muscular Atrophy, a neuromuscular condition similar to […]

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Jaycee’s Journey

Miss Jaycee is a superstar in every way. We had the privilege of visiting with Jaycee, her family, and her favorite nurse Gracie at her home for a fun patient photo shoot. Jaycee is a thirteen-year-old girl with a heart of […]

My One in a Million

When Sherry gave birth to her third daughter, Dominique, the nurses wouldn’t let her see her baby for what seemed like forever. She overheard doctors talking about trachs and vents and surgeries. She didn’t know what it all meant. In […]

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Watching Gracie Grow

Kind-hearted, beautiful, and strong, Miss Gracie is a patient superstar to be sincerely celebrated. She is now 10 years old, and our care team has had the privilege of watching her grow up since she began private duty nursing services […]

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Celebrating Tatum’s First Year

Tatum has had more surgeries and hospital stays in his first year of life than most people have in a lifetime. And when Tatum wasn’t in the hospital for feeding tube surgery or jaw surgery or a tracheostomy, he and […]

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Lawson Turns One

Lawson’s first year of life has been a difficult one. Born at 26 weeks in March of 2017, Lawson was in the hospital for 300 days before he came home. He was born one pound and eleven ounces, with a […]

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Season of Miracles: Nya’s Forever Family

Beautiful Nya is a miracle baby with her very own miracle family. Born with cerebral palsy, Nya faced countless challenges within the first few months of her life. But when she was five months old, Nya’s adoptive family found her […]

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Season of Miracles: Persephone

Persephone – or Sephy, as her nurse Sunflower calls her – has idiopathic progressive neuropathy. Sunflower says that this diagnosis has come with “many lows, but also many highs and more of them.” Sunflower’s favorite story about Persephone shows a […]