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Grief On Fire, by Kai Romero, MD

Kai Romero, MD, Chief Medical Officer, By the Bay Health, provides three steps for the grieving process during the pandemic. As frontline physicians have navigated this pandemic over the past year and a half, I’ve been surprised and delighted to see the myriad ways in which my colleagues have manifested their resilience. Even in the …

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Help for Pain, Hospice Patients

Pain is an uncomfortable physical or emotional feeling caused by an injury or medical condition, or by spiritual, social, or emotional experiences that are as real and important as physical distress. Comfort is our highest priority. Your care team will ask about pain at every visit, to learn the amount, location, and type of pain, …

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Virtual Reality Experience Program

By the Bay Health is improving overall patient experience with brand new adventures and travel to dream destinations through virtual reality goggles. Virtual Reality (VR) is the use of computer technology to create a simulated experience. With the use of VR, individuals can interact with stimulated environments and experiences just as they would in the …

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Help for Constipation and Bowel Care

UNDERSTANDING COMMON SYMPTOMS Bowel movements at the end of life can be difficult. People become constipated because they eat, drink and move less. Medicines can also affect the bowels, leading to constipation or diarrhea. Your team will ask about bowel movements at every visit. Please be honest, even if talking about it feels embarrassing. Constipation …

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By the Bay Health Names Three Bay Area Business Leaders to Board of Directors

Amira Barger, Tracy Stempel Hogan, and Greg LeClaire bring new professional expertise and a fresh business perspective to guide By the Bay Health’s expanding mission.   LARKSPUR, Calif. (July 14, 2021) – By the Bay Health (BTBH) today announced the appointment of Amira Barger, Tracy Stempel Hogan, and Greg LeClaire to the Board of Directors. …

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New Artwork Springs Forth at Larkspur Office

Creating a positive, calming and safe environment for families throughout our various facilities has always been an important component of our organization. For 10 years, Hospice by the Bay has partnered with Traci Teraoka to incorporate warmth and balance in areas where patients and families typically gather, such as bereavement therapy spaces and hospice rooms. …

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