Holidays and Grief

Posted by Hospice by the Bay on Fri December 22, 2017 in Grief Support

By Deborah Schwing MFT, LPCC Grief Counseling Services Manager, Hospice by the Bay The holidays are often some of the most difficult times of the year for living with the loss of a loved one. Throughout the late fall and beginning of winter – weeks that comprise and lead up to the holidays – each […] Read more »

Meet Sheri Ketchum – HBTB Patient Volunteer since 2010

Posted by Hospice by the Bay on Tue July 25, 2017 in Inside Hospice by the Bay

Meet Sheri Ketchum our Hospice by the Bay patient care volunteer since 2010. Sheri shares the following story of how she became involved with our organization. Back in 2005, Sheri was working at a corporate job doing well in a public relations career when she and her husband were presented with caring for her mother-in-law at home with […] Read more »

In Honor of National Nurse’s Week May 6-12

Posted by Mark Clark on Tue May 9, 2017 in Inside Hospice by the Bay

When Janet Winegarner was just ten and growing up in Ohio, she became very close to her grandfather who was dying from Black Lung, but still living at home. She recalls, “When the end was near, and he was being prepared to be moved to the hospital, he was terrified. Because, you see, back then […] Read more »

Video: The Gift of Advance Care Planning

Posted by Mark Clark on Fri April 14, 2017 in Advocacy

It is the 10th Anniversary of National Healthcare Decisions Day—a movement to encourage people across the U.S. to learn more about advance care planning. In honor of NHDD, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is thrilled to release a new video, “The Gift of Advance Care Planning,” that aims to educate and inspire people […] Read more »

How Planning the End is a Beginning for Your Family

Posted by Mark Clark on Mon April 3, 2017 in Talking About Hospice

Please enjoy the latest entry in our Story Studio ad campaign on SFGate.com, the online edition of the San Francisco Chronicle. The purpose of these Story Studio ads is to create awareness of Hospice by the Bay and all that we do. The link below will take you to the latest in the series. Once […] Read more »

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