Man’s Best Friend at All Stages of Life
Man’s Best Friend at All Stages of Life
January 02, 2018

They say that dog is man’s best friend, and those are words that are all too true for pet therapy team Rosemary and her pup, Sophie. From the first time we ...

Patsy and Frederick’s New Couch
Patsy and Frederick’s New Couch
December 18, 2017

Hospice care isn’t about just caring for our patient; it is also about caring for each individual family member who is part of our patient’s life. Often, it ...

Hospice: The Gift We Never Knew We Wanted to Receive
Hospice: The Gift We Never Knew We Wanted to Receive
December 07, 2017

“She is going to die. In a couple of weeks.” Those were the words spoken to me that cold, snowy December afternoon. “What is the next step then?” I asked the ...

When The Patient Ministers To Us
When The Patient Ministers To Us
November 30, 2017

I recently had the immense privilege of working with the family of a young woman who was being admitted for a terminal cancer diagnosis. Just walking into the ...

Carolyn’s Birdhouses
Carolyn’s Birdhouses
November 17, 2017

Earlier this year, we had a call come in to our Milton Inpatient Center in Massachusetts, one that to this day makes our staff smile. Our charge nurse ...

Christmas in October
Christmas in October
November 06, 2017

Christmas doesn’t usually arrive in the small town of Forest Grove, Oregon until December, but this year, it came early for one family. Audex “Audie” Gay was a ...

The Poet’s Song: Tom’s Legacy
The Poet’s Song: Tom’s Legacy
October 27, 2017

Our patient, Tom Layesman, was a man with a love for the written word. Tom majored in English at the University of Maryland before going on to do graduate work ...

Spiritual Presence Volunteers Nourish Patients’ Souls
Spiritual Presence Volunteers Nourish Patients’ Souls
October 27, 2017

There are certain prayers and scripture readings that bring me comfort. Because they are familiar to me, hearing them again and again brings me a sense of calm ...

A Farmer’s Last Wish
A Farmer’s Last Wish
October 19, 2017

The Rodney Caulk that our staff knows has always been a man of the Earth, finding his utmost happiness in the simplest things in life. A livestock farmer, ...

The Dream of a Lifetime: A Visit to the Grand Canyon
The Dream of a Lifetime: A Visit to the Grand Canyon
October 19, 2017

    A native of Mexico, Maria worked in the hot Mexican heat, working a number of jobs to make sure there was food on the table for her family. She washed ...

Safe to Float — Our Hospice Experience with Seasons
Safe to Float — Our Hospice Experience with Seasons
October 04, 2017

The oncologist was running late, but took the time to carefully review the results with us. We looked at scans in sequential order while the doctor talked ...

Seasons Executive Director Creates Her Own Legacy Project
Seasons Executive Director Creates Her Own Legacy Project
September 26, 2017

At Seasons, we live by the motto “Honoring Life, Offering Hope,” and we see it every day in our employees and the care they give to our patients. We see ...

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