Upcoming Events

Volunteer info sessions this Wednesday, Jan. 30 

Advance Care Planning Workshops • Menlo Park and Half Moon Bay

Grief Support Groups • Weekly in San Mateo and Half Moon Bay

Announcing our new Author Series!


Congratulations to our new CEO, Lisa Deal!

Read our January newsletter – a 40th anniversary retrospective

Download your Community Connections guide for Jan-June 2019

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Our new CEO; 40th anniversary video; upcoming events
Posted on Thursday January 31, 2019

Our new CEO; 40th anniversary video; upcoming events
News and inspiration from Mission Hospice & Home Care
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Mission Hospice & Home Care - it's about life!

Congratulations to our new CEO, Lisa Deal

At our 40th Anniversary Celebration last Sunday, the Board of Directors introduced our new Chief Executive Officer, Lisa Deal, RN, MPH, ScD. A long-time member of the Mission Hospice family, Lisa has been our Chief Clinical Officer for the past five years.

L to R: Board Chair Dr. Robert Roe, CEO Lisa Deal,
former CEO Dwight Wilson, and Past Chair Dr. Stephen Weller

We're thrilled that Lisa will be continuing to share her passion and expertise in this new role. Our former CEO, Dwight Wilson, stepped down after leading our nonprofit for the past decade. Thank you, Dwight –  we wish you all the best.

Meet Lisa

We Are Mission Hospice

In celebration of our 40 years of care for the community, we asked some of our staff, volunteers, and donors to reflect on what makes our organization special.

Check out the “We Are Mission Hospice” video and more on our Facebook page.

Upcoming events

Advance Care Planning workshop | Half Moon Bay Feb. 4 + 11
Learn how taking charge of your future care can bring peace of mind – to you and your loved ones. Free.
PTSD: Healing Trauma with Deborah Grassman | San Mateo Feb. 9
An expert in veterans' hospice care, Deborah will help those working with trauma patients learn how to support them. CEUs available. Free.
Spouse / Partner Loss Support Group | San Carlos Feb. 14-Apr. 4
This free eight-week support group for adults offers a safe, supportive place to share thoughts and feelings with others who have experienced the loss of a spouse/partner. Free.
Mission Hospice Auxiliary Bridge Day & Luncheon | San Mateo Feb. 15
Enjoy your choice of Tournament (Chicago) or Party Bridge and a delicious lunch while benefiting Mission Hospice patients. Tickets $75.

Death Café | San Mateo Feb. 19
Gather to drink tea, enjoy snacks, and discuss death. A Death Café is a chance to share ideas, opinions, and questions with no agenda. Free.
Death Café | Palo Alto Feb. 21
Gather to drink tea, enjoy snacks, and discuss death. A Death Café is a chance to share ideas, opinions, and questions with no agenda. Free.
Resilience in Grief | San Mateo Feb. 25-Apr. 15
An eight-week support and education group for adults who have been grieving a loss at least six months. We will explore music, intention, and more as sources of solace and hope. Free.
Author Series: Katy Butler | San Mateo Feb. 28
Part of our series of readings and discussions by leading writers. We'll hear from award-winning journalist Katy Butler, author of The Art of Dying Well and Knocking on Heaven's Door. Free.
Drop-in grief support groups | San Mateo + Coastside weekly
Our free drop-in grief support groups are open to the community. We offer a special Saturday morning group for widows and widowers.
Your gift to Mission Hospice & Home Care supports our exceptional care and educational programs, and enables us to provide a level of service above and beyond what insurance will reimburse.

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Mission Hospice & Home Care serves the San Mateo and Santa Clara County area with quality, compassionate end-of-life care and education. Founded in 1979, our independent nonprofit has cared for thousands of patients and their families.

www.MissionHospice.org | 650.554.1000  

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