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!
More and more people are choosing cremation as an alternative to traditional burial methods. Have questions about the process and what comes next? Tune in for more!
What happens to your body after you die? Many people choose alternatives to traditional embalming and burial, and this is helpful to understand for your options.
How do you know when death occurs? What are the next steps and how can you prepare? We answer these questions in our continued series on the last hours of living.