Pathways Hospice Hosts Panel on Grief, Chaos and Managing Details

Sunnyvale, CA — July 8, 2014 – Pathways Home Health, Hospice & Private Duty in collaboration with local members of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) will offer a panel discussion on how to organize, cope with overwhelming paperwork and time management within the context of losing a loved one.

Helping Grieving & Overwhelmed Families with Organization Challenges will be held on July 18, 2014, 10 am to Noon at Pathways Hospice’s office at 585 N. Mary Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085. The workshop is free of charge, and open to the general public. Advanced registration is required to 1 (888) 905-2800, ext. 4241,

Paper_Stack-300x225“It is common for families to feel overwhelmed after the death of a loved one, “ said Chris Taich, Pathways Hospice Director of Bereavement Services, “ In addition to great sadness and grief, families are also frequently confronted with the chaos of paperwork and possessions. This panel is designed to give tips and explore how to manage the details after the loss of a loved one.”

Local members of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) in conjunction with Pathways Hospice bereavement staff will lead the panel. The participating NAPO members are Lisa Mark, Judy Ott, and Jeanne K. Smith.

About Pathways Home Health & Hospice

Pathways Home Health & Hospice is a non-profit, community based organization which has served the Bay Area for over 37 years. Pathways was founded in 1977 by a group of Stanford physicians who saw the community’s need for professional care at home. That first year Pathways served 12 patients. Pathways now serves over 5,000 families a year in San Francisco, Alameda, Santa Clara, San Mateo and Contra Costa counties.

Affiliated with El Camino and Sequoia Hospitals since 1986, Pathways Home Health & Hospice is accredited by The ACHC, and is a member of the Visiting Nurse Association of America, California Hospice & Palliative Care Association, and the California Association of Health Services at Home. Pathways Home Health & Hospice is a designated 2013 HomeCare Elite Agency for Quality Care.

For more information about Pathways services, grief workshops, volunteering, or making a donation in support of Pathways’ families, call 1-888-755-7855 or visit