Seasons Creates Lasting Memories

 

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…

The Power of Namaste Care

03 Nov 2016, Posted by Seasons in Community

Jacqueline, Hospice Aide, shares how much Namaste Care helps her patients and why this job was meant for her.

The Celebration of Diwali

30 Oct 2016, Posted by Seasons in Community

Right now, in Chicago, there’s a buzz that’s palpable. It’s everywhere – an overwhelming feeling of excitement that something really cool is happening.   There’s nervous anticipation around every corner.  It’s almost like a Tiny Tot who is waiting for Santa on Christmas Eve. Yes, the…

Remembering Gerald Steele Sr.

21 Oct 2016, Posted by Seasons in Community

Three-years ago the Steele Family’s world turned upside down when their patriarch passed away. The family felt a need to honor him, to find something that truly represented the man that he was and his passions. Out of this blossomed “PB&J’s”, a memorial set up…

Seasons Michigan Patient Gets a Day of Pampering

21 Oct 2016, Posted by Seasons in Community

Sometimes hospice is about finding creative ways for patients to feel their best. For weeks, Margaret would not look at herself in the mirror because her hair had turned white and she was not used to not having her hair colored. The Seasons Michigan team…

Seasons Celebrates Pastoral Care Week

21 Oct 2016, Posted by Seasons in Community

A day in the life of a Seasons Chaplain Every day, we work together to treat our patients. Their physical pain is managed. Their psychosocial challenges are addressed. And thanks to our empowered staff of Chaplains, we work hard to ensure that our patients and their…

Touchdown for Seasons Arizona Patient

11 Oct 2016, Posted by Seasons in Community

There was nothing that Bryce loved more in life than the Arizona Cardinals football team. Bryce’s room was painted in Cardinals colors and he enjoyed watching the games with his family — they even took family pictures wearing Cardinals jerseys! One of Bryce’s dreams was…

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

11 Oct 2016, Posted by Seasons in Community

There is something about a baseball game – the roar of the crowd, the smell of the nachos and hot dogs, the sound of the PA system reciting each player’s batting song, that makes going to a game a special event. Our patient, Leon Calvin, was…

Seasons Patient Celebrates 50th Wedding Anniversary

11 Oct 2016, Posted by Seasons in Community

t began with a dare. During Memorial Day weekend in 1965, the future Mrs. Barbara Hanson was standing on the shore-line of Rehoboth Beach when a voice from a distance said, “I dare you to jump in.” Naturally, she did. Two weeks later, the young man who…