January 2018

 

Learning Life Lessons From A Hospice Patient

26 Jan 2018, Posted by Seasons in Community

About the Author: Lucas Smith is a volunteer with Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care in New Haven, Connecticut. Lucas is also a medical student at Quinnipiac University. His weekly visits with our patients, brings so much joy to their lives. Lucas has been visiting our…

Bob’s Carpentry Legacy

22 Jan 2018, Posted by Seasons in Community

Robert E. Wilson, known as Bob to his family and friends, was a patient in our San Bernardino hospice program who reminded our staff about determination, dedication and love, even in his final hours of life. Bob was a delightful man; both funny and sweet…

“Do You Really Think She Can Hear Me?”

09 Jan 2018, Posted by Seasons in Community

About a month ago I had the privilege of being at a patient’s bedside as she experienced a peaceful death. I am a Hospice Admissions Nurse and had been asked to admit a woman who lived in a nearby nursing home into our program. Normally these…

Man’s Best Friend at All Stages of Life

02 Jan 2018, Posted by April Dovorany in Community

They say that dog is man’s best friend, and those are words that are all too true for pet therapy team Rosemary and her pup, Sophie. From the first time we welcomed Sophie to a Seasons Hospice facility, we quickly realized that Sophie and her…