Rick Hynick

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From the Basketball Court to the State House: Parents Advocate for the Special Needs Community

Posted by Rick Hynick

4/6/17 2:54 PM

Inspired-to-help-others-2000x700.jpgHigh school student Gabe DaCosta’s parents watch from the sidelines of the gymnasium during most basketball games as their son slaps hands with each of the starting players. Gabe loves basketball and helps his dad, head coach Tony DaCosta, motivate the team by giving them “five” as they head onto the court.

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Mike Pollock: Husband, Caregiver, Advocate, Champion

Posted by Rick Hynick

12/29/16 11:03 AM

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Mike and Kathy Pollock speak with Senator Nilsa Cruz-Perez and Kathy's BAYADA Home Health Aide, Alma

Mike Pollock is a husband, father, business owner, and champion of home care. An author of a book about advocacy entitled From Death's Door to Disney World, he speaks at public events and devotes his time to advocacy groups dedicated to giving home care a stronger tomorrow.

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Community Home Health Event a Success in Hazleton, PA

Posted by Rick Hynick

9/27/16 10:43 AM

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Family caregivers and home health care professionals joined together to offer understanding and support
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Topics: Pediatrics, Advocacy

Mom Champions Needs of Her Daughter and Her Patients

Posted by Rick Hynick

9/27/16 10:41 AM

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When eight-year-old Kaia was born with significant medical needs, doctors told her mom, Jaymie Leib, that Kaia had three to six months to live due to many complications and they suggested hospice care. Jaymie declined hospice but prepared herself to spend every minute of the next six months sharing special moments with her daughter, as she knew the time would go by quickly.

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Topics: Pediatrics, Advocacy