Caregiving for a terminal loved is a marathon, and it can seem hard to imagine life without them and the responsibilities of taking care of them. What do you after your duties are over? Two men who cared for wives with dementia answer that question.
Should someone ever die alone? Learn about a growing movement to prevent it, and what you can do to be with someone during their last moments of living.
Learn about the Death Positive Movement and how to disarm fear and improve the time we have left by educating ourselves and preparing for our own mortality.
A terminal diagnosis for a loved one can turn the world upside-down. Giving care also requires good self-care and healthy perspective. In this episode you will learn several tools to help you in the rough road ahead.
Today we focus on comfort - how Arlington Ladies make funerals a time of comfort, honor and remembrance, and how a doctor comforted a patient at the end of life with a beer. Listen also to more songs to wake the dead!
This week we talk about 10 types of funerals to consider in your end-of-life planning. Clare Luckey shares how she became a caregiver and brain cancer widow.
Is photographing a deceased loved one morbid or a way to memorialize and help with grief? You decide in this episode on post-mortem photography. In addition to our recipe of the week, Marianne shares her new favorite obituary.
Have you had the experience of deciding what a deceased person is to wear to their funeral? This show will guide you about what clothes to pick, and hopefully to give some thought to what you would like to wear.
In this episode we explore cemeteries: their origin and evolution, traditions, even symbols and meanings of things you might see on headstones. We also learn about a memorial reef using cremains, and the Queen's cemeteries for the royal family pets.
Do you like the thought of your body nourishing the earth when you die? Water cremation is a green and cost-effective option you may want to consider. Listen to learn more!