Conversations Around the Holiday Season

Posted by Hospice by the Bay on Fri November 25, 2016 in Talking About Hospice

A national survey by The Conversation Project found that the majority of Americans – up to 90% – believe that talking about end-of-life care with loved ones is important, yet under 30% have taken that step. We are all celebrating the holiday season in different ways, and for many, a common thread is gathering with […] Read more »

Xyla’s Story

Posted by Hospice by the Bay on Tue October 11, 2016 in Caregivers

By Cathy Escueta (Cathy Escueta’s daughter, Xyla, has severe cerebral palsy and was recently under the care of Hospice by the Bay. Cathy feels so strongly about the care the family received that she asked to share their story with others. Shown in the photo at right: Xyla, surrounded left to right by Christine Merriam, […] Read more »

Hospice is Plain Good Medicine

Posted by Mark Clark on Tue June 21, 2016 in Talking About Hospice

In the recent issue of Marin Medicine, Hospice by the Bay’s Chief Medical Officer Molly Bourne, MD writes of her awakening as a physician to the benefits of Hospice (seen here with intake nurse Anitra Palmer). An inspiring read: Hospice is Plain Good Medicine Read more »

Addressing the End of Life Options Act

Posted by Mark Clark on Tue May 17, 2016 in Advocacy

In the May 12, 2016 edition of the SF Chronicle, Dr. Molly Bourne, Chief Medical Officer at Hospice by the Bay, discussed California’s new End of Life Options Act, which will go into effect on June 9, 2016. Here is the complete text: What you need to know about state’s End of Life Option Act By […] Read more »

TMI? Let’s Start the Conversation!

Posted by Hospice by the Bay on Tue April 12, 2016 in Talking About Hospice

Talking about end-of-life care and making advanced decisions isn’t at the top of anyone’s list. It’s serious and can be uncomfortable, but it’s one of the most important things any of us will ever do. We recently launched an advertising campaign TMIisgood.org that advocates for families and their loved ones to “Start the Conversation” about end-of-life […] Read more »

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