Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care

 

A native of Mexico, Maria worked in the hot Mexican heat, working a number of jobs to make sure there was food on the table for her family. She washed clothes in the river for others, baked homemade tortillas for grocery stores and picked corn…

The oncologist was running late, but took the time to carefully review the results with us. We looked at scans in sequential order while the doctor talked about the chemo’s negative impact on my dad’s immune system. We reviewed the report from the radiologist, and…

The Storm Lake Blading Queen

28 Aug 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

A conversation overheard at a Maryland assisted living home: “Jennifer! Hey, Jen! Have a good lunch!” “Yeah, Jennifer, you too! See ya this afternoon!” No, it’s not a coincidence that you’re overhearing in that conversation. It’s actually a joke and one that one the staff…

A Pop of Color, a Celebration of Life

25 Aug 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

Sometimes in the busyness of life, we all need a reminder of what’s important and what should be celebrated. Recently, we had a patient in Houston who touched our hearts and did just that. Sandra was calm and kind, and well-loved by our staff. She’d…

Fishin’ For a Memory

16 Aug 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

If you asked Seasons Hospice patient John Wood what some of his favorite memories include, he’ll tell you without hesitation, “Fishing.” An avid fisher and hunter, John remembers many days spent out in the Alabama wilderness like they were yesterday: the crickets chirping in the…

A Little Chocolate, A Lot of Love

08 Aug 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

We recently cared for a patient who had a very special impact on one of our staff members. While our social worker Laura’s acts of service for this patient went above and beyond, this type of care is what our patients have grown used to…

About six months ago, we at Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care of Maryland welcomed a very special patient into our family. We were totally unaware that the legacy we helped him leave for his family would touch the lives of people he never even met….

A Tribute to Laure Gutman

06 Jul 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

Laure Gutman was a hospice volunteer and an inspiring figure to those around her. Seasons was proud to name the kosher kitchen in our Sinai Hospital of Baltimore inpatient hospice unit in her honor.

America, and Dee’s, Best Idea

23 Jun 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

America’s National Parks system is one of the true jewels of the United States. Often referred to as ‘America’s best idea’, the system established by President Woodrow Wilson has captivated and enthralled visitors for over 100 years. This sentiment is especially espoused by Dee, a…

Memory Bears offer a Material Connection

07 Jun 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

When a loved one has passed, having a material reminder of their unique spirit can bring peace and comfort to the family. One of the ways that we strive to lift up our families in this way is by offering to create Memory Bears out…