New Artwork Springs Forth at Larkspur Office

Posted by Monica Marquez on Fri October 30, 2020 in Inside Hospice by the Bay

Creating a positive, calming and safe environment for families throughout our various facilities has always been an important component of our organization. For 10 years, Hospice by the Bay has partnered with Traci Teraoka to incorporate warmth and balance in areas where patients and families typically gather, such as bereavement therapy spaces and hospice rooms. […] Read more »

Hospice by the Bay’s Longest-Serving Volunteer

Posted by Annette Lindemann on Mon August 31, 2020 in Volunteers

More Than Three Decades of Heartfelt Care and Support By Annette Lindemann & Carol Watts “Whether running the Arts and Crafts cabin at our summer bereavement camp for youth and teens, or sitting vigil with a hospice patient whose family cannot be by their bedside at end-of-life, Miriam Bowers truly is a one-of-a-kind volunteer.  When […] Read more »

Hospice Aides Face New Challenges with Covid-19

Posted by Mark Clark on Fri July 31, 2020 in Covid-19

“The most rewarding aspect of my job is helping patients and to give them hope, peace, comfort and the support they need. Seeing that smile on their face and the thumbs up they give me when they are comfortable and happy- that’s what makes my day. That’s why I am passionate about this job. I […] Read more »

Work Grief: A Primer for Emergency Medicine Providers

Posted by Hospice by the Bay on Tue May 26, 2020 in Covid-19

By: Kai Romero, MD May 22, 2020 Heartbreaking patient situations are the backbone of Emergency Medicine. Whether it’s a new cancer diagnosis, telling a family member that their loved one has died, or the creeping dread that a mistake that we’ve made will negatively impact one of our patients, we all experience extraordinary stress in […] Read more »

Grief in the Time of a Pandemic: How do we cope?

Posted by Hospice by the Bay on Tue May 26, 2020 in Covid-19

by Deborah Schwing Bereavement Services Manager April 23, 2020 With the U.S. now under shelter-in-place orders, we find ourselves face to face with sudden limitations and unexpected, cumulative losses. How do we cope in our day-to-day lives with the barrage of news tallying the number of deaths by the thousands? How can we make sense […] Read more »

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