October 2016

 

The Celebration of Diwali

30 Oct 2016, Posted by Seasons in Community

Right now, in Chicago, there’s a buzz that’s palpable. It’s everywhere – an overwhelming feeling of excitement that something really cool is happening.   There’s nervous anticipation around every corner.  It’s almost like a Tiny Tot who is waiting for Santa on Christmas Eve. Yes, the…

Remembering Gerald Steele Sr.

21 Oct 2016, Posted by Seasons in Community

Three-years ago the Steele Family’s world turned upside down when their patriarch passed away. The family felt a need to honor him, to find something that truly represented the man that he was and his passions. Out of this blossomed “PB&J’s”, a memorial set up…

Sometimes hospice is about finding creative ways for patients to feel their best. For weeks, Margaret would not look at herself in the mirror because her hair had turned white and she was not used to not having her hair colored. The Seasons Michigan team…

Seasons Celebrates Pastoral Care Week

21 Oct 2016, Posted by Seasons in Community

A day in the life of a Seasons Chaplain Every day, we work together to treat our patients. Their physical pain is managed. Their psychosocial challenges are addressed. And thanks to our empowered staff of Chaplains, we work hard to ensure that our patients and their…

Touchdown for Seasons Arizona Patient

11 Oct 2016, Posted by Seasons in Community

There was nothing that Bryce loved more in life than the Arizona Cardinals football team. Bryce’s room was painted in Cardinals colors and he enjoyed watching the games with his family — they even took family pictures wearing Cardinals jerseys! One of Bryce’s dreams was…

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

11 Oct 2016, Posted by Seasons in Community

There is something about a baseball game – the roar of the crowd, the smell of the nachos and hot dogs, the sound of the PA system reciting each player’s batting song, that makes going to a game a special event. Our patient, Leon Calvin, was…

t began with a dare. During Memorial Day weekend in 1965, the future Mrs. Barbara Hanson was standing on the shore-line of Rehoboth Beach when a voice from a distance said, “I dare you to jump in.” Naturally, she did. Two weeks later, the young man who…