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When Home Caregiving Is a Calling

April Dunbar has been a nurse for more than 15 years. She started her career as a nurse’s aide while she was still in high school. Then, she became an LPN and worked in a hospital setting. While she always enjoyed taking care of patients, she was disappointed to see that sometimes, caring for each…

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When Home Caregiving Is a Calling

Lessons From an Unexpected Teacher

Kareline Quiñones has been an LPN for more than 20 years. Fifteen of those have been in a hospital setting. But since 2017, she’s been a home health caregiver for four-year-old C.R. “The first time I ever met him, I got very emotional,” she recalls. “In fact, right after my shift, I called my husband…

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Lessons From an Unexpected Teacher

A Miracle Recovery With a Purpose

While this photo was taken during COVID-19, safety guidelines were followed in adherence to CDC guidelines. On July 20, 2000, Kimberlee Brinson was driving, with her 10-month-old baby, C.B., safely secured in his car seat. However, they were involved in a catastrophic accident that caused C.B.’s brain to twist on the brain stem — leaving…

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a miracle recovery with a purpose

A House Full of Love

Jamie Dwyer has been a healthcare professional for more than a decade — with six of those years working as a nurse. After spending 14 years assisting adults with special needs at a group home in New York, she joined the Sonas family. And, for the past two years, she has been a home caregiver for…

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A House Full of Love

COVID-19 Advisory

Sonas Home Health Care’s COVID-19 Updates We are actively monitoring the progression of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Recently, community-wide transmission of COVID-19 has occurred in the United States, including in the area where Sonas Home Health Care provides services. Community spread of COVID-19 is difficult to detect and control. As a company that…

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COVID-19 Advisory

The Theory of Love

Debra Lewis has been working at Sonas’s Naples office for three and a half years, but she’s been a nurse for more than four decades. Since the first day she arrived at Sonas, she’s been the caregiver for the same person, L.F., who has a degenerative neuromuscular condition. As a result, L.F. needs a ventilator,…

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the theory of love

Miracle Baby Beats All Odds

A.A. was born at 29 weeks of gestation with autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease. At one month of age, she had surgery to remove one of her little kidneys. At three months of age, she had a second surgery to remove her remaining kidney. Her mom, Angélica, recounts the story. “She didn’t have kidneys for…

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Miracle Baby Beats All Odds

Sonas Takes Action in Regard to Equality and Social Justice

Dear Sonas Family, Over the years, we have worked hard to create an environment of acceptance, diversity, and love — not only for our patients but for our employees. We accept and strive to provide a comfortable atmosphere for people of all races and backgrounds. To us, true diversity is exemplified through the way we…

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Sonas Takes Action in Regard to Equality and Social Justice

Home Healthcare That Brings Peace of Mind

Melissa Williams is a mom to 11-year-old J.W. and baby V. Her older daughter, J.W has spinal muscular atrophy Type I. In the beginning, Melissa would do everything on her own. However, when she found out she was pregnant with her younger daughter and that J.W. needed a tracheostomy, she realized she would need a lot of…

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Home Healthcare That Brings Peace of Mind

Miracle Child Gets a Second Chance

T.W. is a special needs child. But, he wasn’t born that way. On March 1, 2014, he suffered a near-drowning accident that caused extensive brain damage and left him disabled. In the words of his mother, Tanisha, he was practically in a vegetative stage. Tanisha sat down with us to discuss her story. “When he…

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Miracle Child Gets a Second Chance