Seasons Creates Lasting Memories

 

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….

The Little Things Matter the Most

05 Dec 2016, Posted by Seasons in Community

We are committed to making sure our patients feel their best. Suzanne was 48 years old when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Over time, her cancer metastasized and caused fractures in her bones making it impossible for her to walk more than a few…

November 2016 Designated as National Hospice Month

30 Nov 2016, Posted by Seasons in Community

Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care joins the entire hospice and palliative care community in thanking Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon for introducing Senate Resolution S. Res 621, which designates November 2016 as National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Senator Wyden was joined by Senators Baldwin…

Seasons Hospice Featured in Ami Magazine

22 Nov 2016, Posted by Seasons in Community

Tova Jussim, LCSW-C, clinical social worker at Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care of Maryland, sits down with Ami Magazine, an internationally distributed Jewish Magazine, and discusses hospice and Jewish end-of-life issues. In your work in a hospice, what kind of conversations do you encourage your…

Hazel’s Grace

18 Nov 2016, Posted by Seasons in Community

Hazel enjoys praising God through praying and singing traditional hymns. With the help of Michael her music therapy Intern, Cara her music therapist, and Marie her hospice nurse, Hazel was able to record herself singing her favorite hymns, so her family can hear her melodies…

Josephina’s Legacy

16 Nov 2016, Posted by Seasons in Community

Jose and Josephina’s paths crossed for the first time in 1938 on a busy San Antonio street. Jose was driving by with his friends and Josephina was crossing the street. As he hung his head out of the window to get a better look at…

Making the Flute Sing

15 Nov 2016, Posted by Seasons in Community

Louis yearned to play the flute one more time, but being diagnosed with end stage Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) made achieving his dream a challenge, especially since his flute was in the shop for repairs. That didn’t stop Taryn, Seasons Connecticut Music Therapist, from…

Seasons Paves the Way for Music Therapy

11 Nov 2016, Posted by Seasons in Community

The first sounds a baby hears in the womb is the rhythmic metronome of their mother’s heart. For those approaching the end of life, it is believed that their ability to hear extends well beyond other sensory inputs. Even when someone is no longer speaking…