News & Events

Skylawn gives every family in our community unique opportunities to learn, share and remember through our news & events. Each of our educational, grief support and remembrance events is designed to appeal to a wide age range — and it is our intention to enrich lives, educate minds and ease sorrows.  We invite you to check in regularly to get details about upcoming events and learning opportunities.

Events

  • Begins
    01 Jun

    Preplanning Seminars for 2018

    Why Should You Plan Ahead? Skylawn Funeral Home, Memorial Park & Crematory offers free informational seminars as a service to our community. We conduct these seminars in a relaxed environment with a complimentary meal provided. Whether you have chosen traditional burial or cremation, this is a great way to gather information and fellowship with your

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News

  • When Grieving Does Damage: Making Amends

    When Grieving Does Damage: Making Amends

    Grief is as unique as the individual experiencing it. Some people may become overwhelmed with sadness. Others can get angry and act out inappropriately — and if you have behaved badly after a loss, you might be wondering how to fix things. First, take a breath and give yourself credit for trying. It takes courage

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  • Dignity, Peace and Serenity: Skylawn Funeral Home Is a Work of Art

    Dignity, Peace and Serenity: Skylawn Funeral Home Is a Work of Art

    Beautifully situated in one of California’s most picturesque cemeteries, Skylawn Funeral Home is a work of art and a reflection of the diverse community it serves. As the crown jewel in this stunning 500-acre property at the crest of the Montara mountain range, it features views of San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean and

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  • Continuing Bonds: Maintaining Connection with Those We’ve Lost

    Continuing Bonds: Maintaining Connection with Those We’ve Lost

    Do you still feel connected to people you’ve lost? Do you sometimes speak out loud to someone who has died? Are there items or photographs that help you feel your loved one’s presence? If so, you may be experiencing a type of grief known as “continuing bonds,” which was described in a 1996 book by

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  • Comfort Dogs in Times of Crisis

    Comfort Dogs in Times of Crisis

    In the aftermath of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, photos of comfort dogs at the scene of the students’ first day back were deeply poignant. It’s just another day at work for comfort dogs, though: they’re often used in crisis situations to help people remain calm. They can even be helpful in times of

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  • Devastated by Loss: Understanding Complicated Grief

    Devastated by Loss: Understanding Complicated Grief

    Despite common wisdom, there are no fixed stages of grief. In fact, the stages of grief you’ve probably heard about were developed to explain what patients go through when facing their own diagnosis with a terminal disease. Although there are some similarities with the kind of grief that occurs when someone loses a loved one,

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