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Calling all art lovers! We're proud to welcome local artist Kat Martin and her solo-art exhibition to the Leigh Block Gallery within Hospice of Santa Barbara with an opening reception at 6:00 p.m. Feb. 9.
HSB welcomes back Learn at Lunch!
We're proud to reintroduce the "HSB Learn at Lunch" program for 2017! Join us for this informal series of community educational events for staff, volunteers, board members and friends to deepen our knowledge of issues related to our work. It's the perfect chance to give us practical ideas we can apply and get to know each other. Attendees are welcome to bring lunches. These special luncheons will occur on the third Fridays of the month. No RSVP necessary. Please come whenever and as often as you like.
January 20th from 12pm-1pm
"Ask a mortician: Dispelling myths and misconceptions about mortuary care"
With Jennifer Parks - General Manager / Funeral Arrangement Counselor / Celebrant for McDermott-Crockett Mortuary and an Independent's 2016 Local Hero will be here to take all our questions about funerals, as well as discuss ritual participation in the preparation of one's loved one, and ways to "Share Life."
February 17th from 12pm-1pm
"Becoming flow-throughs: how to be with our pain"?
With Dr. Michael Kearney - Director of Cottage Palliative Medicine and medical director of Serenity House
We tend to think of "self-care" in practical terms as having good professional boundaries and times of rest and renewal outside the workplace. In this talk Michael will present two other models of self-care -- psychological and spiritual -- that draw on a different set of assumptions and practices.
Learn about our Children's Programs at Hospice of Santa Barbara