This video was created by Hospice East Bay for our vigil volunteers.

In this talk, Stanford professor Dr. Jennifer Aaker discusses what really makes us happy vs. what we think makes us happy. Dr. Aaker observes how volunteering can contribute significantly to a meaningful life and draws on new research to suggest ways to reframe happiness, with an emphasis on purpose, empathy, stories and humor. You can download a PDF of Dr. Aaker’s presentation here.

This video was created by Hospice East Bay for our volunteers. It features former hospice volunteer Chris Hannafan discussing his experience with early-onset Alzheimer's disease and sharing advice for working with patients.