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Processing Change as a Caregiver During COVID-19

07 Jul 2020, Posted by Seasons in Community

Change is difficult, and it seems to be the only constant these days. At Seasons, we understand the value of self-care and respite for the family caregivers we support. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many caregivers are experiencing increased amounts of pressure, fear, exhaustion, isolation and…

A Personal Reflection on Injustice, Fear, and Hope

01 Jun 2020, Posted by Seasons in Community

Fear is an interesting and powerful emotion. It can prevent us from doing something dangerous, acting as that sixth sense that helps us to make good decisions. But it can also prevent us from living up to our potential and fulfilling our responsibilities as human…

Coping with COVID: Strategies for Grieving 

28 May 2020, Posted by Seasons in Community

Processing the death of a loved one is difficult no matter the circumstances. However, there are real reasons why grieving can be harder now due to the Covid-19 pandemic: Some of us have lost multiple family members, friends, or community members within a short period…

Coronavirus: Keeping Our Communities Safe

23 Mar 2020, Posted by Seasons in Community

A message from Annemarie Switchulis, RN, BSN, MSN, President and COO of Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care  As the coronavirus pandemic continues to expand across the United States, Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care is committed to serving our patients, keeping our communities safe, and protecting…

Social Media Etiquette for Announcing a Death in the Digital Age

18 Feb 2020, Posted by Seasons in Community

Death in the digital age can come with a lot of uncertainty. Most people are overwhelmed with the responsibility of announcing and mourning a death on social media, and trying to figure out all the unwritten social norms and etiquette. When someone has just experienced…

Announcing Our Specialized 20-Bed Palliative Care Center in China

30 Jan 2020, Posted by Seasons in Community

Seasons is proud to announce the opening of a specialized 20-bed palliative care center in Shanghai, China. The center is designed to provide a peaceful and serene environment where patients and their families can receive care for their physical, spiritual, and psycho-social needs. With 300…

Mail From the Chiefs

29 Jan 2020, Posted by Seasons in Community

The Kansas City Chiefs have a lot going on right now, but that didn’t stop them from taking care of one of their biggest fans. When our social worker Terrell learned that one of our patients was a huge Chiefs fan, he reached out to…

Making Connections Through Art

18 Nov 2019, Posted by Seasons in Community

One of the best things about making a connection can be how surprising it is! When our team director Kim met our patient Elizabeth, Kim knew there was an instant connection. She wasn’t sure if it was her smile that lit up the room or…

Music Therapy for Baby Denisha

18 Sep 2019, Posted by Seasons in Community

Most of us realize the power of music to motivate, express, and connect with our higher power as we use it to help us exercise, dance with our partner, share our emotions, and in praise and worship. The question is, “how is it used as…

Making Music and Memories

18 Jul 2019, Posted by Seasons in Community

Music therapy can be such a powerful instrument to bring joy and peace to our patients, or to soothe and calm during agitation or restlessness. Even if you’re not a music fan, hearing a familiar old tune can bring back memories that have been long…