Family Tree Memorial Recap

Photos from our Family Tree Memorial Our Family Tree Memorial, put on by our Journey of Hope bereavement program takes place once a year during the holidays. It is a […]

5 Important Lessons About Grief from Mary Poppins Returns

What’s Your Grief There’s a new article on What’s Your Grief. Although you can read the post below, we recommend you head over the the site for optimal reading experience. […]

The Hope After Project: Positive Ways to Process Grief

VNA SoCal would like to recommend a unique website for those dealing with the loss of a loved one. This community offers a positive and constructive way to cope with the loss of a loved one.

Caring Bridge

Caring Bridge is a nonprofit organization which hosts a website that can assist caregivers and those dealing with a serious illness to connect with friends and family in a simple […]

Bereavement Resources

  BOOKS Note: the links provided are for your convenience only. VNA Hospice & Palliative Care of Southern California is not an affiliate for any publisher or online service   […]

I Know You Love Me — Now Let Me Die

VNA SoCal would like to share this thoughtful article by Louis M. Profeta, M.D. I Know You Love Me — Now Let Me Die A physician laments the often-excessive care […]

Who’s in Charge Here? Coping with loss of control.

Grief: Coping With Loss of Control Grief isn’t an emotional experience, it’s an entire paradigm shift.  When something bad happens that’s beyond a person’s control, like the death of a […]

Hospice care: the story of a mother’s passing

Local journalist Mick Rhodes shares his poignant story about losing his mother and his experiences with hospice care.