Seasons Creates Lasting Memories

 

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. …

Sunshine, Pastures, and Memories: Bob Cody’s Wish

16 Mar 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

As a cool breeze stirred the air on an autumn Saturday this past October, Bob Cody felt at peace. He sat surrounded by the lush countryside of rural Oregon, far away from the dull hum of the city and a bed he knew too well….

Where You Go, I Will Go

01 Mar 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

You can’t always wait for the perfect moment for your fairytale to come true. Sometimes you need to leave everything you know behind and take a leap of faith for love. Mohsen and Raquel took their  chance on love and each other 60 years ago…

A Man of Honor

28 Feb 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

Most 17-year-old boys are focused on girls, sports, and getting into trouble with friends. Those days ended for Donald Reese when he was drafted into the Army in 1945. Gone were the days of learning the periodic table in chemistry class or listening to the…

Making Hospice Friends from Across the World!

23 Feb 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

Team Illinois was granted a very special opportunity to host a multidisciplinary team from Assisi Hospice in Singapore! Our visitors had a unique interest in the Seasons Hospice Namaste Care program, as they prepared to take back what they learned to their 85-bed hospice inpatient…

Something Blue

23 Feb 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

Kimberly sat protectively by her mother Janet’s bedside in the Houston assisted living facbility where she was dying from acute renal failure. Her mind wandered to her wedding that was taking place in two days. Kimberly had always imagined her Mom there to help lace…

A Night to Remember

03 Feb 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

It was a cool, crisp November night, and the moonlight was shining down on the gentle ripples of the water on the Block Island Sound, providing the perfect setting for a romantic evening. Chuck was sitting across from his wife Mary Ann, with a giant…

An Unbreakable Bond

25 Jan 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

In October of 2016, Cliff was admitted to the Seasons Hospice Inpatient Center at Franklin Square Medical Center in Baltimore. As Cliff watched his 8-year-old son, Peyton, guardedly enter his hospice inpatient center room, it took everything he had to muster a smile for him….

10 tips on How to Get Through the Holidays While Grieving

23 Dec 2016, Posted by Seasons in Community

The holiday season is stressful enough for most people, but for those who have recently experienced the death of a loved one, this time of the year may bring about a heightened sense of anxiety and dread. At Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care, we want…

Joses Ever Growing Love

16 Dec 2016, Posted by Seasons in Community

For José, there was nothing better in life than his family and a homegrown tomato. He loved spending hours in his garden tending to his vegetables and fruits. Tomatoes, watermelon, and fresh cilantro were just a few things you would find ripening in his backyard….