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 »

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 »

A Mother’s Vigil

Posted by Hospice by the Bay on Mon April 7, 2014 in Grief Support

By Michelle Miller Hospice by the Bay Bereavement Intern This past March 25, I celebrated my daughter Carolyn’s 21st birthday. I had been anticipating this event and when it finally arrived, I decided I wanted to spend it doing something that she would enjoy doing. Since a trip to Paris wasn’t in the budget, I […] Read more »

Sibling Loss as Powerfully Affecting as Death of a Spouse or Parent

Posted by Hospice by the Bay on Fri February 21, 2014 in Grief Support

By Cristin Brew, MFT, Bereavement Counselor, Hospice by the Bay Shared history is a powerful bond, and few relationships reach back as far as those with siblings. Regardless of birth order or age difference, closeness or rivalry, the relationship with our brothers or sisters is often the longest lasting connection that we experience in our […] Read more »

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