November 2016

 

Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care joins the entire hospice and palliative care community in thanking Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon for introducing Senate Resolution S. Res 621, which designates November 2016 as National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Senator Wyden was joined by Senators Baldwin…

Seasons Hospice Featured in Ami Magazine

22 Nov 2016, Posted by Seasons in Community

Tova Jussim, LCSW-C, clinical social worker at Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care of Maryland, sits down with Ami Magazine, an internationally distributed Jewish Magazine, and discusses hospice and Jewish end-of-life issues. In your work in a hospice, what kind of conversations do you encourage your…

Hazel’s Grace

18 Nov 2016, Posted by Seasons in Community

Hazel enjoys praising God through praying and singing traditional hymns. With the help of Michael her music therapy Intern, Cara her music therapist, and Marie her hospice nurse, Hazel was able to record herself singing her favorite hymns, so her family can hear her melodies…

Josephina’s Legacy

16 Nov 2016, Posted by Seasons in Community

Jose and Josephina’s paths crossed for the first time in 1938 on a busy San Antonio street. Jose was driving by with his friends and Josephina was crossing the street. As he hung his head out of the window to get a better look at…

Making the Flute Sing

15 Nov 2016, Posted by Seasons in Community

Louis yearned to play the flute one more time, but being diagnosed with end stage Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) made achieving his dream a challenge, especially since his flute was in the shop for repairs. That didn’t stop Taryn, Seasons Connecticut Music Therapist, from…

Seasons Paves the Way for Music Therapy

11 Nov 2016, Posted by Seasons in Community

The first sounds a baby hears in the womb is the rhythmic metronome of their mother’s heart. For those approaching the end of life, it is believed that their ability to hear extends well beyond other sensory inputs. Even when someone is no longer speaking…