News Releases

July 7, 2021
ChristianaCare and Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care of Delaware Form Joint Venture to Expand In-home Hospice Care in Delaware

May 13, 2021
Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care & AccentCare Appoint Nicole McCann-Davis as Associate Vice President of Health Equity and Access for Hospice

December 22, 2020
AccentCare and Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care Complete Merger

November 16, 2020
AccentCare and Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care Sign Definitive Agreement to Combine

May 14, 2020
Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care Unveils New Patient & Family Information Hub and Six-Part Community Education Series

Recent Articles

Hospice News
Careful Medication Management Can Help Reduce Hospice GIP Costs
July 29, 2021 – The cost of providing general inpatient care can be steep for hospices. Expenses run the gamut from staff wages and salaries to medications, as well as costs related to establishing and maintaining a physical facility. Medication management is a vital piece of both the clinical and financial puzzle when it comes to general inpatient care.

KGW-8 Portland
Grammy Nominated Musician Performs Private Concert for Hospice Care Patient
July 9, 2021 – Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care collaborated with 2-time Grammy nominated Charles Suniga and Odd Fellows assisted living facility to arrange for a private concert for a patient and his family to celebrate his wonderful life as he faces a closing song of his own.

Hospice News
Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care Launches New Inpatient Facility in Phoenix
July 9, 2021 – Rosemont, Ill.-based Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care recently began construction on a new inpatient facility in Phoenix aimed at making serious illness and end-of-life care more accessible to patients and families in the area.

Hospice News
ChristianaCare, Seasons Build Complete Care Continuum Through Hospice Joint Venture
July 7, 2021 – Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care and health system ChristianaCare have entered into a joint venture designed to expand in-home services throughout the state of Delaware. The JV is branded as Christiana-Care-Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care.

CHAPCA Newsletter_June 2021
We Want To Do Better Serving LGBTQ+ Patients and Families | Opinion 
June 2021 – This June 2021, as Pride month begins, we want to not only celebrate how far the LGBTQ+ community has come and how hard they have worked but also discuss what steps hospice and palliative care providers can take to continue to improve their treatment of those in the LGBTQ+ community.

Esquire
After His ALS Diagnosis, Scott Went Looking for Something
May 27, 2021 – Three years ago, Scott, who’s forty-two and lives outside Detroit, was diagnosed with ALS, the degenerative disorder known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Within a year of his diagnosis, Scott was in a wheelchair. In 2020, he entered home hospice care. When a representative from Seasons Hospice Foundation wrote to Esquire, it was because Scott was preparing to die.

Hospice News
Hospice Providers Leverage Data to Reach the Underserved
May 27, 2021 – Race, ethnicity and socioeconomic status are the leading differentiating factors fueling disparities in hospice utilization. Data, and associated documentation, can help fuel policy to improve access for underserved populations nationwide.

Hospice News
Seasons, AccentCare VP: Hospice Education Essential for Underserved Communities
May 14, 2021 – Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care/AccentCare has appointed Nicole McCann-Davis as associate vice president of health equity and access. In this newly created position, she will oversee the company’s efforts to foster equity, diversity and inclusion among staff and its patient population.

The Washington Post
Long-haul covid-19 renews push to expand palliative care
May 10, 2021 – The pandemic, which has left an estimated tens of thousands of Americans with long-term debilitating symptoms, has prompted a renewed push to provide full palliative care services to seriously ill patients in their homes.

Hospice News
Pandemic Reshaping Hospice Bereavement Care
April 12, 2021 – The coronavirus pandemic has been reshaping the ways hospices provide bereavement care. Many providers have taken these services online as COVID-19 forced the need to socially distance, with hospices working quickly to implement new technology platforms. Given these investments, many of these changes will likely extend into the long term.

Bay News Channel 9
Pasco County Community honors veterans on Vietnam Veterans Day
March 29, 2021 – On National “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day” the nation remembers those who served during the war. For weeks a community in Pasco County had been planning a special surprise for veterans at Baldemero Lopez Veterans Nursing home.

Hospice News
Providers Strategize to Close Racial Gaps in Hospice Care
April 20, 2021 – While several health care providers have expanded their diversity initiatives to bridge racial divides, hospices have much room to grow in fostering stronger connections with underserved communities of color. Hospice providers who participated in a recent nationwide study indicated that increasing staff diversity and developing committees dedicated to diversity initiatives were strategies yielding the most beneficial outcomes thus far.

Hospice News
Pandemic Reshaping Hospice Bereavement Care
April 12, 2021 – The coronavirus pandemic has been reshaping the ways hospices provide bereavement care. Many providers have taken these services online as COVID-19 forced the need to socially distance, with hospices working quickly to implement new technology platforms. Given these investments, many of these changes will likely extend into the long term.

Hospice News
Physician Offices an Engine for Hospice Referral Growth
March 10, 2021 – New physician relationships are anticipated to be a major opportunity for referral partnership growth in 2021 among hospice providers. Communicating the value of hospice care to physicians will be an important key to developing and sustaining this largely untapped area of referring relationships.

Sun Sentinel
The Senate should pass the Equality Act | Opinion
March 9, 2021 – The Florida Commission on Human Relations recently announced its intention to enforce the Supreme Court ruling in Bostock v. Clayton County and extend protections to LGBTQ Floridians, not only in employment but in other critical areas of daily life as well. The commission will now hear claims from people who allege they are being discriminated against due to their sexual orientation or gender identity.

Home Healthcare News
AccentCare, Seasons Finalize Merger Aimed at Streamlining Patient Care
December 22, 2020 – AccentCare and Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care have cleared all regulatory hurdles and officially merged, the post-acute care providers announced Tuesday.