Recurring Event *VIRTUAL* Death Café

*VIRTUAL* Death Café

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At a Death Café, anyone can participate! We gather in a virtual environment, to openly and tenderly talk about death and dying. The conversation is facilitated and is a completely open and safe space to share your experiences, feelings, thoughts, and ideas on any topic related to death and dying. There is no set agenda. […]

*VIRTUAL* Drop-in Support Group – Tuesday Evenings

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This weekly *virtual* drop-in Bereavement Support Group is offered by video/phone, free of charge. This group is open to family members of Mission Hospice patients, and to all bereaved individuals living in Mission Hospice’s geographical service area. Please contact facilitator Christine Kovach, LCSW by email for more information.

*VIRTUAL* Drop-in Support Group – Thursday Afternoons

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This weekly *virtual* drop-in Bereavement Support Group is offered by video/phone, free of charge. It's open to family members of Mission Hospice patients, and to all bereaved individuals living in Mission Hospice’s geographical service area. Please contact Christine Kovach, LCSW by email for more information.

*VIRTUAL* Suicide Loss Support Group

This free *virtual* biweekly support group (1st and 3rd Thursday evenings) is for adults grieving the loss of a loved one to suicide. This group is open to family members of Mission Hospice patients, and to all bereaved individuals living in Mission Hospice’s geographical service area. Please contact Christine Kovach, LCSW by email for more […]

*VIRTUAL* Drop-in Support Group for Spouse/Partner Loss – 2nd/4th Saturday Mornings

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This biweekly *virtual* drop-in Bereavement Support Group focused on spouse/partner loss is offered by video/phone, free of charge. This group is open to family members of Mission Hospice patients, and to all bereaved individuals living in Mission Hospice’s geographical service area. Please contact Christine Kovach, LCSW by email for more information.

*VIRTUAL* Drop-in Support Group – 1st/3rd/5th Saturday Mornings

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This biweekly *virtual* drop-in Bereavement Support Group is offered by video/phone, free of charge. This group is open to family members of Mission Hospice patients, and to all bereaved individuals living in Mission Hospice’s geographical service area.  Please contact Christine Kovach, LCSW by email for more information.

*VIRTUAL* Author Series: Maryanne O’Hara, Little Matches

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Maryanne O’Hara is the author, most recently, of LITTLE MATCHES, A MEMOIR OF GRIEF AND LIGHT, published by HarperCollins in April. LITTLE MATCHES is inspired by a blog that Maryanne O’Hara kept while her daughter Caitlin was waiting for a lung transplant. Maryanne and Caitlin’s story has been featured in The New York Times, TIME […]

*VIRTUAL* New to grief workshop

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An introduction to grief, this free workshop will offer an overview of what to expect in the grief process, including tips for proactive coping. Facilitated by Christine Kovach, LCSW, Bereavement Counselor. To learn more, contact Christine Kovach at ckovach@MissionHospice.org or 650.532.2390. ***** To keep our community safe, our events are now being held online. Please […]

*VIRTUAL* Grief Support Book Club

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This free *virtual* monthly grief support book club (4th Monday of the month, January 24 - June 27, 6-7:30pm) is for those who like to read and discuss how stories relate to their own grief experience. Please contact facilitator Christine Kovach, LCSW by email for more information and to sign up for the group.

*VIRTUAL* Conversation with Wendy Figone: Extreme Self-Care

Join Wendy in this conversation about extreme self-care through the lens of self-compassion and embodiment work (self myofascial release). Wendy will offer tools and ideas that people can use immediately. […]

*VIRTUAL* Workshop: Grief and Complex Relationships

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Has someone with whom you had a complicated, conflicted, difficult, or estranged relationship died? Are you grappling with how to grieve - or whether to grieve at all? Do you […]

*VIRTUAL* Workshop: The Many Griefs of COVID

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Due to COVID, our losses are vast: loved ones and our lives with them, face-to-face connection, how we live and work and go to school. The list drags on. With […]

*VIRTUAL* New to Grief workshop

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When someone experiences a loss, their grief can overwhelm them with strong and conflicting emotions. Some may feel drowned in sorrow, while others feel numb and removed from daily life. […]

*VIRTUAL* National Sibling Day: Sibling Loss Gathering

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National Sibling Day can be challenging for bereaved siblings. You are not forgotten. We invite you to connect with other bereaved siblings, share your memories of your siblings, and reflect […]

National Healthcare Decisions Day

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In honor of National Healthcare Decisions Day on April 16, we want to celebrate the reasons WHY you decided to have ‘the conversation’ about your advance care plan. Advance care […]

*VIRTUAL* Take Charge! Advance Care Planning Tips

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Get the health care you want based on what matters most. This webinar will discuss how to talk about your wishes for care with the important people in your life, […]

*VIRTUAL* Movies@Mission Hospice: Lives Well Lived

Grab your popcorn and beverage of choice and join us for a screening of the documentary Lives Well Lived! This award-winning film celebrates the incredible wit, wisdom, and life experiences […]

*VIRTUAL* Caregivers Caring for Themselves – A panel discussion

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Caregiving can be physically and emotionally demanding and exhausting. Additionally, COVID-19 has resulted in many caregivers caring for someone at home, without their pre-pandemic support networks. Whether you are taking […]

That’s Amore!

Peninsula Italian American Social Club 100 N. B Street, San Mateo, CA

We’re going live with a tribute to the King of Cool himself! Ticket sales are now closed, but you may add yourself to the waitlist by calling Cathy McDermott at […]

*VIRTUAL* Death over Drafts with Hospice Nurse Gabby Jimenez

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Join this interactive & informal community, hosted by Reimagine, to spark compassion, curiosity, & connection with special guest: Gabrielle Jimenez, LVN, CHPLN. Gather for inspired conversation & support around end […]

*VIRTUAL* Game Night: The Death Deck

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Come play the card game that lets you explore the “taboo” topic we’re often afraid to discuss. The Death Deck’s cards are filled with a sense of humor to ease […]

*VIRTUAL* New Volunteer Information Meeting

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Interested in volunteering with our patients? Here’s your chance to find out more and sign up for our Fall 2022 training. Please contact Volunteer Services Director Craig Schroeder at 650.532.2323 […]

*VIRTUAL* New Volunteer Information Meeting

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Interested in volunteering with our patients? Here’s your chance to find out more and sign up for our Fall 2022 training. Please contact Volunteer Services Director Craig Schroeder at 650.532.2323 […]

Drumming circle for grief

A drumming circle invites us to find wholeness in our grief journey through a creative, musical experience. Grief lives in the body, and drumming can release stress, offering a healing […]

*VIRTUAL* Movies @Mission: Speaking Grief

Moving away from the idea that grief is a problem that needs to be “fixed,” Speaking Grief validates the experience of grievers and guides those wishing to support them. There […]

*VIRTUAL* Breathwork Workshop for Self-Soothing

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Breathwork is a powerful tool for releasing feelings of grief, sorrow, stress, depression, and anxiety, strengthening the lungs, and connecting with a deep sense of peace. Let’s give our lungs […]

*VIRTUAL* Death Cafe

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At a Death Café, anyone can participate! We gather in a virtual environment, to openly and tenderly talk about death and dying. The conversation is facilitated and is a completely […]

Mission Hospice Auxiliary Fall Gala

Crowne Plaza Foster City 1221 Chess Drive, Foster City, CA

We are thrilled to return to an in-person event this year! Our annual fall gala will be at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Foster City on Saturday, October 22, 2022. […]

“Smiles from Heaven” Comedy Showcase Benefit

Manor Houe, Twin Pines Park 10 Twin Pines Lane, Belmont, CA

Tut’n Comedy presents “Smiles from Heaven” Comedy Showcase to benefit Mission House Manor House, Twin Pines Park, Belmont Saturday, November 5, 2-4pm   

$30

*VIRTUAL* New to Grief workshop

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When someone experiences a loss, their grief can overwhelm them with strong and conflicting emotions. Some may feel drowned in sorrow, while others feel numb and removed from daily life. […]

*VIRTUAL* Death Cafe

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At a Death Café, anyone can participate! We gather in a virtual environment, to openly and tenderly talk about death and dying. The conversation is facilitated and is a completely […]

Giving Tuesday

Every day, Mission Hospice helps people think about what matters most to them. Our personalized care and support, tailored to patients’ needs and wishes, enable families to make the most […]

Worldwide Candle Lighting

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church 301 Burlingame Ave., Burlingame, CA

Come together for an uplifting community memorial celebration. We invite you to join us -- come alone or bring a friend or family member. Registration encouraged, but not required. All […]

*VIRTUAL* Death Cafe in partnership with BACC

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At a Death Café, anyone can participate! We gather in a virtual environment, to openly and tenderly talk about death and dying. The conversation is facilitated and is a completely […]

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