We mortals tend to avoid these conversations until we are forced by circumstances of life to make decisions for ourselves and others in a crisis. This workshop is designed to help families begin this conversation in a relaxed setting with experienced support. Doing this work, when there is time to consider our values and preferences […]
Jenkinson worked as a chaplain in hospice and palliative care for many years in Canada. This book is a brilliant and scathing critique of how reform efforts in medical care (and “the death trades”) have ended up replicating the same death-denying, extending life for more dying, etc. I love the way he connects these cultural […]
BK is a death educator and nurse with a lot of useful information for caregivers of all kinds.
Karen Wyatt, a hospice physician who has become a passionate death educator and advocate. Her project includes hundreds of hours of interviews with death workers, a reading group, and many other resources for mortals and other advocates.
An introduction to death and dying through historical, ecological, and cultural perspectives. Resist your fears and avoidance with information, comradery, and action. Each session includes a multimedia presentation and facilitated group discussion. Participants will leave with practical information, tools and local resources for better lives, including death. session 1: Death Leaves Home (medical landscapes) session […]
The series offers alternatives to fear and avoidance with opportunities to learn, connect with other mortals, and take action for better lives and deaths. Death Leaves Home: navigating the medical landscape Life with Death: ecology and bodies Memorial Arts: saying goodbye and honoring our dead Dying in Community: building capacity and infrastructure for end of […]
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