Meditation & Grief Workshop Offered by Pathways Hospice in Oakland


Oakland, California (EastBayDaily) — Pathways Home Health, Hospice & Private Duty is offering a Meditation and Grief workshop on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 6:30-8 pm at their Oakland offices.

Led by bereavement intern Steve Waye, this workshop will encourage individuals to discover how to bring their mind, body and breathe together to find calm. Attendees will learn meditation techniques that will assist them through the days and months of grieving and beyond. They will learn how to be compassionate to themselves and cultivate peace.

This workshop is free of charge, non-denominational and open to the general public. Advanced registration is required to 1 (888) 905-2800, ext. 4241, bereavement(at)pathwayshealth(dot)org

Pathways Home Health & Hospice’s Bereavement Services provide grief support to all in the community, regardless of whether their loved one was a Pathways patient or not. Pathways offers one of the most comprehensive grief programs of any hospice in the Bay Area. The services include support groups, individual counseling, phone calls from specially-trained and supervised volunteers, and mailings that explain the grief process and that suggest ways of coping with grief. In addition, Pathways also offers memorial remembrance services centered on the spring and winter holiday season, as well as structured workshops throughout the year.

For more information about Pathways Home Health, Hospice & Private Duty bereavement services call 1 (888) 905-2800, ext. 4241, email bereavement(at)pathwayshealth(dot)org or visit our website

About Pathways Home Health & Hospice Pathways Home Health & Hospice is a non-profit community based organization. Pathways was founded in 1977 by a group of physicians who saw a community need for compassionate end-of-life care. That year Pathways served 12 patients. Pathways now serves over 5,000 families annually in five Bay Area counties.

Pathways cares for patients in their place of residence, whether it be their home, hospital, nursing home or assisted living facility. Affiliated with El Camino Hospital and Sequoia Hospital since 1986, Pathways is accredited by The Joint Commission and is a member of the Visiting Nurses Association of America, California Hospice & Palliative Care Association, and the California Association of Health Services at Home.

For more information about Pathways services, summer grief workshops, volunteering, or making a donation in support of Pathways’ families, call 1 (888) 755.7855 or visit


Judy Conner


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