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When a Tough Client Becomes Like Family

Two years ago, Sonas caregiver Enail Norame started taking care of J.M., an Alzheimer’s patient in his 90s. “Everyone told me he was a difficult person,” Norame remembers. Still, he decided to take on the challenge. He recounts that J.M. usually doesn’t get along with people, but Norame always looks for ways to be on…

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Client Caregiver Success Story

E.S. Has After School Fun With His Caregivers

E.S. is a 10-year-old child who loves to play. And he gets to do so often with his Sonas caregivers, Samantha Narvaez and Catoya Johnson, E.S. has autism and is non-verbal. He’s been receiving in home care from Sonas for over a year, and he’s grown to love spending time with his new friends. He…

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after-school-caregivers

Baby A Giggles His Way into His Caregiver’s Heart

Crystal Lytle used to be an LPN at an assisted living facility. Five years ago, she decided to switch paths to become a pediatric caregiver. Since April 2018, she’s been helping Baby A’s parents care for him. Baby A was diagnosed with several heart conditions when he was only two months of age, and at…

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Baby A Giggles His Way into His Caregiver’s Heart

A Caregiver Who Became Like Family

When Charles H. was diagnosed with dementia, his wife took on the full-time caregiver duties. She did so for 15 years with dedication and loving care. However, after he underwent surgery, she realized she would need help. This is when Terri Parham, from Sonas Home Health Care, came in. “I’ve been a caregiver for about…

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A Caregiver Who Became Like Family

Successful Caregiver Story: Sherri Friscia

Sonas caregiver Sherri Friscia has an impressive background: She’s worked as a technician for fighter aircrafts for the Air Force and as a surgical nurse. But it’s been her work with Sonas Health Care that has allowed her to fully connect with pediatric patients, something that fulfills her every day. “I’ve been caring for Baby…

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Successful Caregiver Story Sherri Friscia

Jeannette Rosier Befriends Baby B

When the subject of home healthcare comes to mind, it’s usually accompanied by images of senior family members who need assistance. And while this is often the case, it’s good to be aware that these type of services are available for patients of any age. Take Baby B, for example. At only seven months of…

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Jeannette Rosier Befriends Baby B

Sonas Visits Martin County for The Spring 2018 Career Fair

Photo from Left to Right: Sherry Christiansen, Market Manager for Sonas; Deb Eder, RN, BSN, Clinical Liaison for Sonas; Ellen Peitz, Director of Community Relations for Sonas. Sherry Christiansen, Market Manager for Sonas Home Health Care, was recently joined by coworkers Deb Eder, Clinical Liaison, and Ellen Peitz, Director of Community Relations at the Spring…

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Sonas Martin County Spring 2018 Career Fair

Bingo at Deerfield Beach

Photo: Andi Mastoridis, Market Manager at Sonas Home Health Care  Ft. Lauderdale. Priding ourselves as a community that brings light and laughter to those we serve, we wanted to show the community and staff at The Center for Active Aging how much their work means to us by hosting Bingo for residents. Andi Mastoridis, Market Manager…

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Bingo

Sonas Team Walks to End Alzheimer’s

Photo from Left to Right: Lauren Curnutte, Client Experience Manager for Sonas; Erica Simnowitz, Client experience Coordinator for Sonas; Chantal Sparks and daughter, Care Coordinator for Sonas, Robyn Brown-Davis, AR Manager for Sonas. With more than five million Americans living with Alzheimer’s, there are an estimated sixteen million caregivers for people living with this epidemic…

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Sonas Team Walks to End Alzheimer's

At 94, Brownie Made New Friends

When most people think about home health care, the image that comes to mind is of a caregiver visiting a patient on a regular basis. Maybe family members work full-time jobs. Maybe they’re out of state. But Brownie Whittington’s story is different. At 94 years of age, she doesn’t need a caregiver to come to…

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At 94, Brownie Made New Friends