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We all need a push! Join others at monthly workshops.

  • Mar 16, 4:00 PM – Mar 17, 4:00 PM
    Santa Clara, 2700 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA
    4 Last Gift Box workshops will be presented at the conference over two days. Check the conference schedule for the specific times and locations in the Marriott.
  • Mar 14, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    Alameda, 891 Island Dr Suite E, Alameda, CA 94502, USA
    Join the Rotary meeting and learn the tricks to getting prepared for the unexpected. Tina is you guide and speaker, sharing her knowledge and experience in dealing with life's most challenging moments.
  • Mar 09, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    Alameda, 1155 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, USA
    Join Teina Cole Kreitz, caregiver for over 40 years and learn why doctors don't tell us everyghing and what questions to ask. Find out tricks to caregiving, hospital navigation, keeping your sanity humor and personal space. Jon and share your knowledge and experience.
  • Jan 26, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Alameda, 1155 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, USA
    Be sure to register through Mastic Senior Center. A $5 fee is required and is donated to Mastic. We will explore what we have, why we hold on to it, how to decide who gets what, is it fair, how to tell your inheritors who gets what! And we will laugh and enjoy this process.
  • May 17, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Mastic Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, USA
    This workshop will provide concrete ideas on how to organize, donate, evaluate, gift your home full of treasures - before your family has to do it for you! You will learn skills to discuss your decisions with your family and friends. You will feel freer and lighter once you begin.
  • Jan 11, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Mastic Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, USA
    Join others interested in learning how to plan for their last wishes - be it how to die, who gets what, who is in charge of me and my belongings, where my car keys are. The Last Gift Box is your guide and Tina will teach you the how to complete this challenging task successfully.
  • Mar 05, 2020, 11:10 AM – 2:00 PM
    Elks Lodge , 2255 Santa Clara, Alameda, 94501
    Explore your guide to getting your life in order, organizing your "stuff" and deciding how you wish to live and how you wish to die and be remembered.
  • Feb 19, 2020, 4:30 PM
    Merrill Gardens at Rockridge, 5238 Coronado Ave, Oakland, CA 94618, USA
    A panel of experts will discuss the multiple aspects of aging that need thoughtful decision making prior to a crisis. Wills/trusts, downsizing, living option, the multitude of business and emotional decisions to make for how we chose to live and die.
  • Jan 25, 2020, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Newman Hall, Holy Spirit Parish, 2700 Dwight Way, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    This parent and adult child workshop will explore the difficult and awkward conversations we need to have with our children and we children want to have with our parents as parents age, face down sizing, illness, loneliness.
  • Jan 15, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Alameda Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, USA
    We all have closets, garages, homes filled with our treasures- the stuff- and we need to decide what to do with it all. This workshop gives you concrete ideas of how to begin the task of sorting, gifting, donating your stuff. You will have a plan when you leave where to begin, who will support you.
  • Nov 21, 2019, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 2850 19th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132, USA
    A panel, inclding Tina, will discuss the information needed to get life in order before you die. Included will be a representative of State Teachers' Retirement System, Tina and The Last Gift Box and a representative of senior health care.
  • Nov 16, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Last Gift Box Thankfulness workshop, 1320 Grove St., Alameda, CA, USA
    Join us for a few hours of fun and creativity as we find new ways to give. RSVP to Tina quickly as space is limited to 10! Workshop fee is discounted to $40, a gift of thanks to you all.
  • Nov 14, 2019, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    The Last Gift Box, 1320 Grove St. ,Alameda, CA, USA
    First ever, but not the last, in house sale of the book that guides you as you prepare for the emergency that will arrive and the death we all will face. COME, LOOK, TOUCH, CHAT AND receive 20% off your purchase! Workshop sign ups will be $40 - NOT $50 for the month of November and December.
  • Oct 27, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    The Last Gift Box Guide, St. Paul's Towers, 100 Bay Pl, Oakland 94610
    An introduction to The Last Gift Box will be presented at St. Paul's Towers to share with residents the information they are asking about - How do I get these papers in order? What will my kids say? Where can I get support?
  • Sep 18, 2019, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Berkeley, CA, USA
    Introducing Rotary members to the Gift and Guide that The Last Gift Box is. The members will be learn some ways to talk with their children about their wishes to live and die, how to oganize papers, make medical decisions, decide how to gift possessions. Difficult subjects, but ones to have.
  • Jul 16, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Alameda Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, USA
    This workshop will give you skills to sort, decide, disburse and gift the treasures in your house. And the $60 fee is waived - it is $5.00 at Mastic!
  • Jul 15, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Alameda Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, USA
    This workshop will introduce you to The Last Gift Box, your guide for how to get your papers, medical information, wills & trusts, your "Treasures" in order. You will learn how to talk to your family about what you want when you die and how you want to be remembered. It's fun, too!
  • Apr 29, 2019, 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
    Photo organization workshop, Alameda, CA, USA
    This special workshop will help you organize, label and rediscover photos you want to save. We will meet once month for 8 months beginning in late April. This is for YOU, requested by YOU and will be FUN

Are you worried about your parents downsizing?

Are you an adult?  This is adult work!

Are you newly married joining hearts and pets?


            THIS IS FOR YOU

Workshops are based on the book and offer practical ways to get organized.

Workshops are a terrific way to connect with others interested in getting this work done. 

Workshops offer ideas for conversations with family, how to make medical decisions, how to select recipients of property.

Workshops can be scheduled for your group with a minimum of 8 people.


Two-hour workshops

cost $50 per person.

With our new reality of being more homebound, you have a great opportunity to complete  YOUR LAST GIFT BOX!


Join Tina in on line presentations to keep you motivated answer questions, share tips.

Check the Facebook page - LAST GIFT BOX - for videos and ideas. 

And join Gifters Tuesday mornings, 9-9:40AM for ideas, resources, and support. Contact 

Tina for zoom


     And it's FREE.


Email tinacolekreitz@gmail.comand we can create ZOOM CALLS for the online gatherings will occur.  

Let's do this together!


One on one calls with Tina to address your individual questions and concerns. Just email Tina and she will set up a video date with you.  1 hour consult costs $50.

Having trouble deciding what to do with your home full of treasures? Join us!


This 2 hour workshop will give you skills to sort, decide, disburse and gift the treasures in your house.  Learn how to organize, select,  donate your items.  Share ways to talk to family and friends about your decisions.   

Cost $60.00 for the  workshop and 6 month follow- up

REMEMBER- you can always have a group meet where you are.  Your fee is waived and Tina comes to you!

Ruth says" We need you!--- we need someone to keep us focused. Please put us on and indefinite extension of email reminders !"  after attending the "Stuff' workshop and signing her 6 month contract that includes monthly accountablility.

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                                               Spalding Gray

Everyone knows they are going to die but no one believes it will happen to them.


More than a 1800 copies sold!
More than 900 people attended workshops.
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