October

Wed
Oct
25

Drop-in Grief Support Group – Sonoma

Find comfort, emotional support and healing advice after the loss of a loved one at this weekly drop-in group. See More »

Time:

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Sonoma Counseling Office

922 First Street West
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Hospice by the Bay

Wed
Oct
25

Estate Planning for Singles and Same-Sex Couples – SF

FREE SEMINAR The law provides a default estate plan for every person, but it may not reflect your wishes. Create a plan tailored to your own life and priorities. For same-sex couples, changing laws may also impact your estate plan. Know the options for your financial and health care decisions, and ensure that your wishes will be followed after your death.. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

SF LGBT Community Center

1800 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Tue
Oct
31

Coping with Stress & Loss from the Fires – Sonoma

FREE Open to our patients, families and members of the community. Join us for these drop-in support groups held on Tuesdays, Oct. 31, Nov. 7 and 14, from noon to 1 p.m. Come together with others to find comfort, emotional support and healing advice for coping with the aftermath of the recent fires. Free. No registration required. Attend any or all three groups. Donations gratefully accepted. For more information, please contact Hospice by the Bay at (707) 931.7299. See More »

Time:

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Location:

Sonoma Community Center

276 E. Napa St.
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

November

Thu
Nov
2

Free Drop-in Group for Bereaved Parents – Larkspur

Find comfort, emotional support and healing advice after the loss of a child at this monthly drop-in group. See More »

Time:

11:00 am – 12:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Sat
Nov
4

Annual Hospice Ball

Join us for our Annual Ball! You’re invited to dine, dance and drink in the stunning views at Hospice by the Bay’s Annual Ball on Saturday, November 4, at the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond’s historic Marina District.  You’ll enjoy every breathtaking moment of your evening against the sweeping backdrop of the San Francisco Bay. For more information and event tickets, please click here. For Sponsorship Opportunities, call (415) 526.5500 or click here.   See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 11:30 pm


Location:

Craneway Pavilion

1414 Harbour Way S.
Richmond, 94804
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Tue
Nov
7

Parental Loss for Adults – Larkspur

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Tuesdays from Nov. 7 to Jan. 2 (skips Dec. 26). Losing a parent can be difficult at any age. This group provides emotional support and the opportunity to connect with others who can relate to your experience. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Wed
Nov
8

Grief & the Holidays – SF

FREE The holidays are a time when we may miss our loved ones the most. Join us for a one-hour class on how to honor and remember your loved one at this time of year, while learning strategies for coping with your loss.  Free. Pre-registration required. See More »

Time:

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – SF

180 Redwood Street, Suite 350
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Tue
Nov
14

Grief & the Holidays – Larkspur

FREE The holidays are a time when we may miss our loved ones the most. Join us for a one-hour class on how to honor and remember your loved one at this time of year, while learning strategies for coping with your loss.  Free. Pre-registration required. See More »

Time:

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Wed
Nov
15

Grief & the Holidays – Sonoma

FREE The holidays are a time when we may miss our loved ones the most. Join us for a one-hour class on how to honor and remember your loved one at this time of year, while learning strategies for coping with your loss.  Free. Pre-registration required. See More »

Time:

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Sonoma Counseling Office

922 First Street West
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Tue
Nov
21

Free Drop-in Grief Support Group – Larkspur

Find comfort, emotional support and healing advice after the loss of a loved one at this weekly drop-in group. See More »

Time:

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Fri
Nov
24

Holiday Gift Wrap – Corte Madera Town Center

Please join us for the Annual Holiday Gift Wrap Events at the Town Center and Book Passage in Corte Madera. Hospice by the Bay partners with the Town Center Corte Madera and Book Passage, offering free gift wrap to patrons. Our spirited Hospice by the Bay volunteers will spread holiday cheer by wrapping gifts at no charge, and happily accepting donations to benefit Hospice by the Bay’s compassionate care programs. Town Center Gift Wrap Starts Friday, November 24th and continues... See More »

Time:

11:00 am – 4:00 pm


Location:

Corte Madera Town Center


Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

December

Sun
Dec
3

Lights of Remembrance – Sonoma

This community gathering and annual tree-lighting ceremony begins at 6 p.m. on the Sonoma Plaza's SW corner. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will take place in front of City Hall. All ages are invited to attend to share inspiring messages, candle lighting, music and reflection. Free hot cider will be available. To donate a tribute light in honor or memory of a loved one, call (415) 526.5500. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm


Location:

Sonoma Plaza


Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Fri
Dec
15

Holiday Gift Wrap – Book Passage in Corte Madera

Please join us for the Annual Holiday Gift Wrap Events at the Town Center and Book Passage in Corte Madera. Hospice by the Bay partners with the Town Center Corte Madera and Book Passage, offering free gift wrap to patrons. Our spirited Hospice by the Bay volunteers will spread holiday cheer by wrapping gifts at no charge, and happily accepting donations to benefit Hospice by the Bay’s compassionate care programs. Book Passage Gift Wrap, December 15th through December 23rd, 11... See More »

Time:

11:00 am – 4:00 pm


Location:

Book Passage/Hospice Used Book Room

51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

January

Mon
Jan
8

Free Pet Loss Group – Novato

If you have experienced the death of a loved animal, please join us for this free monthly support group offered in collaboration with Marin Humane. Free. No registration required. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

Marin Humane

171 Bel Marin Keys Blvd
Novato, CA 94949
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Thu
Jan
18

Coping with the Loss of a Loved One – SF

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Thursdays from Jan. 18 to Mar. 8. Losing someone close to you can affect many aspects of life. Experience the support of others, share your grief and develop strategies for coping with your loss. See More »

Time:

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – SF

180 Redwood Street, Suite 350
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Sat
Jan
20

The Life of Your Estate After Death: Trust & Probate Administration – Larkspur

FREE SEMINAR Who decides what happens to your assets after your death and how does it work? Learn about choosing successor trustees and fiduciaries to implement your estate plan, and how to make choices to prepare for a smooth transfer of assets – large and small – to intended beneficiaries, limiting administrative hurdles, cost and heartache. (more…) See More »

Time:

9:30 am – 11:30 am


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Tue
Jan
23

Coping with the Loss of a Loved One – Sonoma

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Tuesdays from Jan. 23 to Mar. 13. Losing someone close to you can affect many aspects of life. Experience the support of others, share your grief and develop strategies for coping with your loss. See More »

Time:

10:00 am – 11:30 am


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Sonoma Counseling Office

922 First Street West
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Sun
Jan
28

Annual Marin Service of Remembrance – San Rafael

You are warmly invited on Sunday, January 28 to join us for an interfaith community gathering to grieve our loved ones and honor their memories. We’ll share music, prayers and messages from a variety of spiritual traditions. See More »

Time:

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm


Location:

Dominican Sisters Gathering Space

1520 Grand Ave
San Rafael, 94901
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Mon
Jan
29

Spousal/Partner Loss – Larkspur

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Mondays from Jan. 29 to Mar. 26 (skips Feb. 19). Express grief in a supportive environment, connect with others facing a spousal or partner loss and learn coping skills to ease the life adjustments you may encounter. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

February

Thu
Feb
1

Writing Through Grief – Larkspur

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Thursdays from Feb. 1 to Mar. 22. Through writing and the reading of fiction, we will use the writing process as a tool to examine loss and the transformative aspects of grief. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Thu
Feb
8

Parental Loss for Adults – Larkspur

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Thursdays from Feb. 8 to Mar. 29. Losing a parent can be difficult at any age. This group provides emotional support and the opportunity to connect with others who can relate to your experience. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Fri
Feb
9

Honoring our Loved Ones for Valentine’s Day – Larkspur

Join us for this one-day support group on Friday, Feb. 9. Valentine's Day can evoke tender memories of our deceased loved ones. Join us for a one-hour class on how to honor and remember your loved one through making heartfelt Valentines, while learning strategies for coping with your loss. See More »

Time:

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Wed
Feb
14

Honoring Our Loved Ones on Valentine’s Day – SF

Join us for this one-day support group on Wednesday, Feb. 14. Valentine's Day can evoke tender memories of our deceased loved ones. Join us for a one-hour class on how to honor and remember your loved one through making heartfelt Valentines, while learning strategies for coping with your loss. See More »

Time:

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – SF

180 Redwood Street, Suite 350
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Wed
Feb
14

Honoring Our Loved Ones on Valentine’s Day – Sonoma

Join us for this one-day support group on Wednesday, Feb. 14. Valentine's Day can evoke tender memories of our deceased loved ones. Join us for a one-hour class on how to honor and remember your loved one through making heartfelt Valentines, while learning strategies for coping with your loss. See More »

Time:

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Sonoma Counseling Office

922 First Street West
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Mon
Feb
26

Coping with the Loss of a Loved One – SF

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Mondays from Feb. 26 to Apr. 16. Losing someone close to you can affect many aspects of life. Experience the support of others, share your grief and develop strategies for coping with your loss. See More »

Time:

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – SF

180 Redwood Street, Suite 350
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

March

Sat
Mar
10

Estate Planning: Why Me? Why Now? – Larkspur

FREE SEMINAR I’m too young to have an estate plan! I’m not wealthy - I don’t have an estate. I don’t have kids, so I don’t need an estate plan. It can wait. Do you want to have a say in how your personal matters will be handled if you become ill or after your death?  Having a plan in place can give you peace of mind and avoid hassle, heartache and costs later. Find out what estate planning involves... See More »

Time:

9:30 am – 11:30 am


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Thu
Mar
15

Spousal/Partner Loss – Larkspur

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Thursdays from Mar. 15 to May 3. Express grief in a supportive environment, connect with others facing a spousal or partner loss and learn coping skills to ease the life adjustments you may encounter. See More »

Time:

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Fri
Mar
16

Resiliency and Grief Class – Larkspur

Calming Your Nervous System: Developing Resiliency after Trauma Join us for this one-day support group on Friday, Mar. 16. Participants will learn the basics of how trauma impacts us mentally, emotionally and physically. The class will also provide concrete tools for settling the nervous system after a traumatic experience. See More »

Time:

10:00 am – 11:00 am


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Wed
Mar
21

Coping with the Loss of a Loved One – Larkspur

CANCELLED - Please check the calendar for other support groups. Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Mondays from Mar. 21 to May 9. Losing someone close to you can affect many aspects of life. Experience the support of others, share your grief and develop strategies for coping with your loss. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Sat
Mar
24

How to Choose a Caregiver – Larkspur

FREE SEMINAR When you need someone to take care of you, how will you decide who it will be? Learn what to ask, how to set expectations and boundaries, and how to decide on payment. (more…) See More »

Time:

9:00 am – 11:00 am


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Thu
Mar
29

Mindfulness and Grief Class – Sonoma

FREE Join us for this one-day support group on Thursday, Mar. 29. In this one-hour class, we will practice abiding, or mindful meditation and notice how we relate to ourselves in grief. We will consider together the question, "What does it mean to be present for ourselves in grief?" For those new to meditation, instruction will be provided. See More »

Time:

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Sonoma Counseling Office

922 First Street West
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

April

Mon
Apr
2

Continuing Bonds: Spousal/Partner Loss 2 – Larkspur

Cancelled. Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Mondays from Apr.2 to May 21. Following completion of our 8-week Spousal/Partner Loss group, you are invited to join this group for continued discussion of change in self-identity, establishing new ways of being in the world and developing new skills for living with loss.. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Sat
Apr
7

Book Sale – 50% Off – Corte Madera

One Day Only! Peruse a wide selection of quality used books at 50% off our already low prices! Hospice Used Book Room at Book Passage II Proceeds help support our caring community programs. See More »

Time:

9:00 am – 5:00 pm


Location:

Book Passage/Hospice Used Book Room

51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Sun
Apr
8

Annual Service of Remembrance – SF

You are warmly invited on Sunday, April 8 to join us for an interfaith community gathering to grieve our loved ones and honor their memories. We’ll share music, prayers and messages from a variety of spiritual traditions. See More »

Time:

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm


Location:

St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church

101 Gold Mine Dr.
San Francisco, CA 94131
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Sat
Apr
14

My Life, My Choices: Planning for Future Health Care Decisions – Larkspur

FREE SEMINAR Ensure your health care wishes will be carried out, even if you can't advocate for yourself. Learn how to document your choices, choose the right person to make decisions for you, and communicate your values and goals about medical treatment choices. (more…) See More »

Time:

9:00 am – 11:00 am


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Tue
Apr
17

Free Drop-in Grief Support Group – Larkspur

Find comfort, emotional support and healing advice after the loss of a loved one at this weekly drop-in group. See More »

Time:

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Tue
Apr
17

Resiliency and Grief Class – Larkspur

Calming Your Nervous System: Developing Resiliency after Trauma Join us for this one-day support group on Tuesday, Apr. 17. Participants will learn the basics of how trauma impacts us mentally, emotionally and physically. The class will also provide concrete tools for settling the nervous system after a traumatic experience. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Wed
Apr
18

Drop-in Grief Support Group – Sonoma

Find comfort, emotional support and healing advice after the loss of a loved one at this weekly drop-in group. See More »

Time:

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Sonoma Counseling Office

922 First Street West
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Thu
Apr
19

Free Drop-in Grief Support Group – SF

Find comfort, emotional support and healing advice after the loss of a loved one at this weekly drop-in group. See More »

Time:

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – SF

180 Redwood Street, Suite 350
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Tue
Apr
24

Free Drop-in Grief Support Group – Larkspur

Find comfort, emotional support and healing advice after the loss of a loved one at this weekly drop-in group. See More »

Time:

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Wed
Apr
25

Drop-in Grief Support Group – Sonoma

Find comfort, emotional support and healing advice after the loss of a loved one at this weekly drop-in group. See More »

Time:

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Sonoma Counseling Office

922 First Street West
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Thu
Apr
26

Free Drop-in Grief Support Group – SF

Find comfort, emotional support and healing advice after the loss of a loved one at this weekly drop-in group. See More »

Time:

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – SF

180 Redwood Street, Suite 350
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Sun
Apr
29

Annual Service of Remembrance – Sonoma

You are warmly invited on Sunday, April 29 to join us for an interfaith community gathering to grieve our loved ones and honor their memories. We’ll share music, prayers and messages from a variety of spiritual traditions. See More »

Time:

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm


Location:

First Congregational Church, Sonoma

252 West Spain Street
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

May

Tue
May
1

Free Drop-in Grief Support Group – Larkspur

Find comfort, emotional support and healing advice after the loss of a loved one at this weekly drop-in group. See More »

Time:

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Wed
May
2

Drop-in Grief Support Group – Sonoma

Find comfort, emotional support and healing advice after the loss of a loved one at this weekly drop-in group. See More »

Time:

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Sonoma Counseling Office

922 First Street West
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Thu
May
3

Mother’s Day Group for Adult Children – SF

CANCELLED This one-session group for adults will provide an opportunity to remember our mothers and honor their influence in our lives through discussion and an art activity. Please bring a photo to share. See More »

Time:

10:00 am – 11:30 am


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – SF

180 Redwood Street, Suite 350
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Thu
May
3

Free Drop-in Group for Bereaved Parents – Larkspur

Find comfort, emotional support and healing advice after the loss of a child at this monthly drop-in group. See More »

Time:

11:00 am – 12:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Thu
May
3

Free Drop-in Grief Support Group – SF

Find comfort, emotional support and healing advice after the loss of a loved one at this weekly drop-in group. See More »

Time:

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – SF

180 Redwood Street, Suite 350
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Thu
May
3

Writing Through Grief – Larkspur

CANCELLED Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Thursdays from May 3 to June 21. Through writing and the reading of fiction, we will use the writing process as a tool to examine loss and the transformative aspects of grief. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Sat
May
5

How to Know if You Need to Update Your Estate Plan – Larkpsur

FREE SEMINAR Does your estate plan need review so it continues to meet your needs? Even if you have a personalized estate plan, it’s important to periodically consider the plan that comes into effect on your incapacity or death. Learn how recent legal changes impact estate planning, and how changes in your family situation, finances, personal priorities and the needs of your loved ones can be reflected in your plan. (more…) See More »

Time:

9:30 am – 11:30 am


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

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