Seasons Creates Lasting Memories

 

Fishin’ For a Memory

16 Aug 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

If you asked Seasons Hospice patient John Wood what some of his favorite memories include, he’ll tell you without hesitation, “Fishing.” An avid fisher and hunter, John remembers many days spent out in the Alabama wilderness like they were yesterday: the crickets chirping in the…

A Little Chocolate, A Lot of Love

08 Aug 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

We recently cared for a patient who had a very special impact on one of our staff members. While our social worker Laura’s acts of service for this patient went above and beyond, this type of care is what our patients have grown used to…

A Helping Hand from One Seasons Family To Another

03 Aug 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

About six months ago, we at Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care of Maryland welcomed a very special patient into our family. We were totally unaware that the legacy we helped him leave for his family would touch the lives of people he never even met….

A Tribute to Laure Gutman

06 Jul 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

Laure Gutman was a hospice volunteer and an inspiring figure to those around her. Seasons was proud to name the kosher kitchen in our Sinai Hospital of Baltimore inpatient hospice unit in her honor.

America, and Dee’s, Best Idea

23 Jun 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

America’s National Parks system is one of the true jewels of the United States. Often referred to as ‘America’s best idea’, the system established by President Woodrow Wilson has captivated and enthralled visitors for over 100 years. This sentiment is especially espoused by Dee, a…

Memory Bears offer a Material Connection

07 Jun 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

When a loved one has passed, having a material reminder of their unique spirit can bring peace and comfort to the family. One of the ways that we strive to lift up our families in this way is by offering to create Memory Bears out…

The Wedding of Jamie and Laurie

31 May 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

As Jamie watched Laurie enter the room in her white lace and satin dress, holding a bouquet of red and white roses, tears of astonishment and love came to his eyes. This cold January day was the culmination of everything he had been waiting for…

National Healthcare Volunteer Week

26 Apr 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

This week we pause to join in National celebrations for honoring all of the amazing work our volunteers do.  Volunteers are the heart and soul of hospice- our movement was originally started in the United States by those willing to give freely of their time…

Time to Shine

25 Apr 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

As Earline sat on the brown leather couch that was still smooth from years of use by a loving family in her home, she felt an excitement tingling from her from her toes all the way to her fingertips as she began to delicately strum…

Seasons Receives Support From Community

04 Apr 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

This week marks the official 20th anniversary of Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care! We are celebrating 20 years of Honoring Life ~ Offering Hope, 20 years of granting final wishes, and 20 years of meaningful work. We are so excited about the overwhelming support we…

A Feast to Remember

24 Mar 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

As Leona entered the Deep River Recreation Center, the mouthwatering smell of Christmas Eve dinner filled the air. It was as if a ray of sunshine was painted on her face as she saw four generations of her family all in the same room. Christmas…

Thoughtful Gifts for the Bereaved

16 Mar 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

It’s been several weeks since the funeral was over and everyone has returned home to resume their busy lives.  The phone has stopped ringing.  The sympathy cards have stopped arriving in the mailbox.  The inbox is no longer inundated with emails offering words of condolences. …