When your son has spent 6 of the last 12 months in the hospital, simple “everyday” things – like getting your hair trimmed – tend to get neglected. That is the case for Nancy and Tom Ely, who have spent countless hours bedside with their 13-year-old son, Daniel. Daniel has autism, cerebral palsy, a degenerative […]
Reinberger Family Center and the McFamily Respite Center at Akron Children’s provide families with a “home-away-from-home” setting so they don’t need to decide between expert care or a ‘mother’s touch.’
Our trip to Akron Children’s Hospital in January included more than just Bekah’s eye exam. After leaving Dr. Lawhon’s office, we ran (really ran, it was FREEZING out there) out to the top level of the Locust Street parking garage so we could take a look at the progress the construction crews have been making on the new tower.
I was in Akron Children’s Hospital this year with my newborn daughter. On this particular night, there had been a tornado warning while I was in the Reinberger Center kitchen getting something to eat.
Akron Children’s Reinberger Family Center recently celebrated its 5th anniversary at an open house for employees, donors and patients and their families.
Akron Children’s Hospital’s Reinberger Family Center will celebrate its fifth anniversary of providing a place of comfort and relaxation for our patient families this April. The center, which is located near the neonatal intensive care unit, opened in 2008 as a place where family members can find rest, relax or escape. “Families can get away from […]