Every day at Akron Children’s, we strive to deliver compassionate care and create positive experiences for our patients and families. This month, we’re spotlighting Paige Peterson, MSW, LSW, a social worker who received the following feedback from a patient after a recent visit. “Paige (Peterson), the social worker in the nephrology unit is my favorite on […]
Akron Children’s experts offer tips, resources to fight inflation
Inflation Soars in May with Consumer Prices Up 8.6 Percent. Yellen Says High Inflation is Locked in for the Rest of 2022 Inflation is Hitting Americans’ Savings Hard The headlines are scary but the sight of your grocery bill and gasoline expenses are scarier still. Inflation has been rising at its fastest pace since 1981 […]
Sharing heritage and hope through Ukrainian Easter eggs
Decorating eggs is a popular Easter tradition that spans cultures. But for Maria Hartland, a licensed social worker in the Akron Children’s Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders, it’s a way to preserve and celebrate Ukrainian culture through the ancient artform of pysanky. Pysanky stems from the Ukrainian word “pysaty,” meaning “to […]
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