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 »

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 »

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