HBTB’s Margaret Beyer – Heart of Marin Volunteer of the Year

Posted by Mark Clark on Sat January 14, 2017 in Inside Hospice by the Bay

Congratulations!  Margaret Beyer received the Volunteer of the Year Award at the 24th Annual Heart of Marin Awards.  This award honors an individual who has provided exemplary volunteer service to a Marin nonprofit. As a Reiki Master, Margaret provides therapeutic energy work to hospice patients for stress reduction and relaxation.  She is also a Vigil […] Read more »

Honoring Veterans

Posted by Hospice by the Bay on Tue October 29, 2013 in Inside Hospice by the Bay

At Hospice by the Bay, we feel it is an honor to provide compassionate end-of-life care to our country’s veterans, 680,000 of whom die each year. That is why we show our commitment to their care by being a Level One Partner in NHPCO’s We Honor Veterans Program. After putting their lives on the line […] Read more »

Hospice by the Bay Helps “Light the Night”

Posted by Hospice by the Bay on Fri October 18, 2013 in Inside Hospice by the Bay

The emcee asked everyone in the boisterous crowd at the Oct. 12 Leukemia and Lymphoma Society “Light the Night Walk” in Santa Rosa’s Courthouse Square to lower all of their colorful balloons down to their chests. Then he asked those carrying white balloons symbolizing a survivor of blood cancer to let them rise to the […] Read more »

A “Home Away from Home” for Terminally Ill Patients

Posted by Hospice by the Bay on Mon October 14, 2013 in Inside Hospice by the Bay

Hospice was created on the the idea that most people would choose to spend their final days of life in the comfort of their own home. But for some, that’s not the best option. Some people may be distressed by the thought of dying at home, or they may require more intensive or specialized care […] Read more »

Spanish- and Chinese-speaking Teams Increase Access to Care

Posted by Hospice by the Bay on Sat September 21, 2013 in Inside Hospice by the Bay

Imagine that you can’t speak directly to your health care team because they don’t understand your language. You must describe private health issues, such as pain levels or symptoms, to another person, who then translates for you. Language barriers such as these often prevent patients from getting the help that would improve their quality of […] Read more »

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