*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.

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* 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. […]

*VIRTUAL* Senior Care and Life Planning Virtual Seminar

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You have the right to make decisions about your care, but making a plan can be complicated. A plan allows you to take charge of the kind of care you want. The seminar will include: An interactive advance care directive workshop Expert speakers, including a doctor, outlining what care options are available, including hospice and end of […]

*VIRTUAL* The Final Curtain: A Virtual Open-Mic on Death, Dying, & Grief

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The Final Curtain is a death, dying, and grief themed open-mic night. Together we’ll embrace losses and mortality, grieve, and – ultimately – celebrate life and hope. Each act will be given up to five minutes to perform – no professional experience required. To guarantee a spot, sign up in advance by filling out this […]

“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. Grief can make it difficult to carry on with day-to-day tasks or relate to others. While many think of grief only over the death of […]

Recurring Event Healing Touch Level 3 Training

Healing Touch Level 3 Training

Mission Hospice Peninsula Office 66 Bovet Rd., San Mateo, CA

  Healing Touch is a gentle, complementary energy-based approach to health and healing. Training in this evidence-based practice can be useful for all professional and family caregivers. This two-day Level 3 training (November 12-13) is one of our ongoing offerings. Tuition is $497, sliding scale; 16 CEUs available. To register or for more information, contact […]

*VIRTUAL* Coping with the Holidays Support Group

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This free *virtual* nine-week support group (Monday evenings, November 14, 2022 - January 9, 2023) will help grieving adults manage the holiday season. This group is open to family members of Mission Hospice patients and all bereaved individuals living in the the San Francisco Peninsula and South Bay. Please contact facilitator Kate Nitze, MSW by […]

*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 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* Hospice 101 – Everything You Need to Know About End-of-Life Care

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November is National Hospice Month. Hospice has been part of the medical system in the US since the mid 1970s, yet there is still so much misinformation and misunderstanding about hospice and its role in providing the best possible care at end of life. Join us for this free online class to debunk the myths […]

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 […]

*VIRTUAL* Author Talk: Dr. Christopher Kerr, Death is But a Dream

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Experiences at the end of life testify to our greatest needs: to love and be loved, to be nurtured and feel connected, to be remembered, and forgiven. Christopher Kerr is a hospice doctor. All of his patients die. Yet he has tended to thousands of patients who, in the face of death, speak of love, […]

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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