Carmel Foundation Offers Grief-During-Holidays Talk

Carmel, CA, (November 8, 2017) The Carmel Foundation hosts weekly Wednesday Programs  — lectures, entertainment, or educational presentation such as a Cooking Demo with Myra Goodman, Monterey’s La Merienda Celebration or a monthly Wellness Series with VNA & Hospice.

Holidays are often difficult for anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one. Rather than being times of family togetherness, holidays can bring feelings of sadness, loss, and emptiness. Join Hospice Giving Foundation and Facilitators Joy Smith, RN, MSN, Board Member and Facilitator- Papillon Center for Loss and Transition; Dr. Lily Rich, PSY.D Director of Clinical Counseling Services with Jacob’s Heart; and Trevor Jones, Chaplin, Hospice of the Central Coast. When human beings experience loss, whether anticipatory and actual, it can feel like our world is unraveling. In this one of a kind presentation you will learn meaningful ways to was your anticipated grief and heartache during the holidays; remember and honor the life of your loved one.


  • Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 2:30pm-4:00pm
  • The Carmel Foundation’s Diment Hall – SE Corner 8th & Lincoln, Carmel
  • This presentation is free and open to the public
  • Space is limited to 100
  • For more information, please contact Leticia Bejarano, Director of Support Services at 831.620.8705 or

About The Carmel Foundation

The Carmel Foundation is an organization that serves members 55 and better in the Monterey County area and beyond. The Foundation is located in Carmel on the southeast Corner of 8th and Lincoln. The Carmel Foundation gives seniors an opportunity to live productive, enriching lives by offering a luncheon program, homebound meal delivery, free medical equipment loans, in-home services and respite grants, free lending library, Saturday movie, Technology Center, low-income housing, and more than 50 classes and activities each week.  For more information, contact Kimberly Willison, Director of Development at,, or 831.620.8701.

Kimberly Willison, Director of Development
The Carmel Foundation
Voice: 831-620-8701
FAX: 831-622-0733


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