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November Staff Spotlight: Karina Torres, RN

Meet this month's Staff Spotlight, Karina Torres, RN.  She has been with Ryan House since it opened nearly 13 years ago! Read on to learn even more great things about her.   What is one unique thing people don’t know about you, like a hobby, a former profession, or a place you’ve visited?  I ran track in high school, and a cool place I visited was Chichen Itza in Yucatan, Mexico. If you had a superpower, what would it be?...
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Meet the Adarmes Family

Little did we know that when our second daughter, Victoria, was born in 2004, she’d suffer severe complications at birth. The doctors immediately discovered she had heart issues which created a lack of oxygen to her brain, ultimately resulting in a condition called mixed choreoathetoid cerebral palsy that requires 24-hour care. There were times during her first week of life that doctors were trying to temper our expectations and get us through an incredibly tumultuous period. “You need to prepare...
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October Staff Spotlight: Tiana Woods, CNA

Meet Ryan House Care Team CNA, Tiana Woods! She has a knack for navigation and loves all kinds of music - especially country and rock. Learn more fun facts about her below in this month's Staff Spotlight. What is one unique thing people don’t know about you - like a hobby, a former profession, or a place you’ve visited? I am good at navigating. I can go to a place once and make my way back there (but don’t ask me...
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Staff Spotlight: Alondra Moreno, RN

She’s a movie buff, loves books, and would love to have dinner with Selena Gomez! Read below to learn more about our incredible care team member, Alondra Moreno, RN, pictured here with the adorable Annalise, in this month's Staff Spotlight. What is one unique thing people don’t know about you – like a hobby, a former profession, a place you’ve visited?   I like going to the movie theater and watching whatever they are playing, and I like collecting the tickets....
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Staff Spotlight: Kristina Patterson, RN

We're excited to welcome our new nurse, Kristina Patterson, to the Ryan House Care Team! Learn more about her in this month's Staff Spotlight where you'll see that she has some pretty unique skills and an awesome sense of humor too! What is one unique thing people don’t know about you – like a hobby, a former profession, a place you’ve visited?  I can rip a gas nozzle and hose out of the pump and not blow anyone up. If...
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