It’s almost National Therapy Animal Day (April 30) with Pet Partners, and we can’t wait to celebrate the amazing impact they have on our patients! Many research studies show the benefits and value of therapy animals, but Jerry Miller, 12, and Jack Lehman, 16, can personally speak to the comfort and healing they experienced. They […]
On any given day, you’ll see more than doctors and nurses making rounds to patient rooms. You’ll see dogs, cookie carts, even a miniature pony. Not to mention, the most colorful, kid-friendly helicopter around. This is the lighter side of care at Akron Children’s.
There was a little luck of the Irish and a lot of amazing children in Akron Children’s Hospital’s top “In the Moment” photos in March. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. Meet 7-week-old Madelyn! “It was so scary the entire pregnancy […]
New faces, and a few familiar faces, graced Akron Children’s Hospital’s top “In the Moment” photos in February. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. Happy 13th Birthday to the Hanselman sextuplets – Isabella, Sophia, Kyle, Logan, Alex and Lucy! […]
New arrivals and new hope were among the many memorable moments at Akron Children’s Hospital in January. Each month, this blog will feature a recap of the top “In the Moment” photos from the previous month. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those […]
What do a 10-year-old cancer survivor and a 25-year-old UFC Bantamweight Champ have in common? A small town in Tuscarawas County, Ohio called Uhrichsville and a desire to help each other get through tough battles. Soon after Maddux Maple was diagnosed with acute lymphocyctic leukemia at age 5 in 2011, everyone in Uhrichsville knew the […]
Abigail and Rebecca Geiser are like most other 16-year-old girls, excited to get their driver’s licenses soon and making their way through high school. But the way they celebrated their 16th birthday was extraordinary. “I thought they’d want a big party when they turned 16, but as it got closer and closer they begged […]