The Holidays May Trigger A Resurgence of Grief

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Do you know Sarah McLachlan’s lovely, haunting Wintersong (from her album of the same title)? The lyrics speak to her deep feelings around the loss of a loved one (in this case, her mother who died just before Christmas 2002). Listening to her beginning lines, you sense her great sadness, longing, loneliness, yearning and searching […]

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Hope Through the Holidays Workshop on November 17

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The members of the Bereavement Department at Casa de la Luz Hospice invite you to attend a free Hope Through the Holidays Workshop on Thursday, November 17, from 2:00 to 3:30 pm. Through ritual and discussion, we will explore ways of coping during this especially stressful time of year. Refreshments will be served after the session.  In preparation […]

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Hope Through the Holidays Workshop

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Casa de la Luz Hospice knows that the holiday season is often among the most emotionally challenging times for people who have experienced a major loss in their lives.  Each year, our bereavement department hosts a Hope Through the Holidays workshop to help you during this difficult time of year. We invite you to join us to learn […]

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Register now for 2016 End-of-Life Community Conference in Tucson

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The Casa de la Luz Foundation will host an end-of-life community conference on Friday, November 11 with Frank Ostaseski, founder of the Zen Hospice Project, as the keynote speaker. The Zen Hospice Project is the first Buddhist hospice in America. Ostaseski also created the Metta Institute to provide innovative educational programs and professional trainings that […]

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Links We Like: October 7, 2016

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The only link we have for you this week comes from the Brief But Spectacular series from PBS Newshour. It’s a quick video with BJ Miller, a palliative care specialist from the Zen Hospice Project in San Francisco. Watch: In facing death, this doctor sees a way to live well

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