Subscribe

For info: 203-689-7004

Archive for the Informative Category

Four Legal Documents ALL Students over 18 Should Sign

Four Legal Documents ALL Students over 18 Should Sign

ATTENTION PARENTS: Four Legal Documents ALL Students over 18 Should Sign by Patti Urban Parents, if you do nothing else before sending your student off to college, please consider taking action to protect your child and yourself TODAY. Did you know that once your child turns 18, […]

Read more

Mental Illness Equals Shame…and Shame on Us

Mental Illness Equals Shame…and Shame on Us

By Patti Urban Here’s the latest on yet another celebrity suicide. But we all know that depression is not limited to celebrities. In fact, it can affect everyone everywhere. Sometimes the reasons are disguised behind alcohol or drug abuse. Sometimes they are not. Either way, we, as […]

Read more

Spiritual and Religious Views of End of Life Practices

Spiritual and Religious Views of End of Life Practices

Spiritual belief systems and religions have developed a very strong framework for making sense of the inexplicable.  Many faiths have specific rituals and traditions surrounding death and dying. These can apply to: how and when death may be discussed preparation for death, through readings, prayers, chanting lighting […]

Read more

What is Green Burial? An Alternative Rest

What is Green Burial? An Alternative Rest

When considering after end of life options, there are alternatives to traditional burial in a cemetery and cremation. The old but new trend capturing the attention of many Americans is green burial. Think of this choice in a manner that does not inhibit decomposition but allows the body […]

Read more

What is a Death Café? Increasing Awareness and Quality

What is a Death Café?   Increasing Awareness and Quality

An end to secrecy… Death Cafes are the brainchild in 2004 of Bernard Crettaz, a prominent sociologist/anthropologist in in Switzerland. He felt that the “tyrannical secrecy” surrounding the topic of death needed to change. His book, “Death Cafes: Bringing Death out of Silence” caught the attention of […]

Read more

4 Legal Documents for College Students to Sign This Thanksgiving

4 Legal Documents for College Students to Sign This Thanksgiving

Guess What? College kids are coming home this week. What are you going to serve them for Thanksgiving dinner? Why, you’re going to put the following legal documents for college students on their plate because it’s THAT important. If you didn’t get them to sign before they left […]

Read more

Why End of Life Doulas Should be Part of Your Hospice Team

Why End of Life Doulas Should be Part of Your Hospice Team

End of life doulas and hospice work in tandem to provide the best in care. An End of Life Doula, also known as a death doula or death midwife, can bring comfort and contentment to a dying person’s loved ones, as well as being a steward of […]

Read more

What are advance health care directives and why are they important?

What are advance health care directives and why are they important?

Advance health care directives are legal documents that outline your medical care choices and other end-of-life issues in the event that you become incapacitated or otherwise are unable to make decisions. They not only help ensure that your wishes are carried out if you lose your decision-making […]

Read more

5 Advance Care Planning Tips So Your Family Would Know What To Do if You Suddenly Died

5 Advance Care Planning Tips So Your Family Would Know What To Do if You Suddenly Died

If you were to die tomorrow, would your family know what to do?  Unless you’ve done some advance care planning and pulled your affairs in order, the answer would be no. Last week, I posted this question to the Facebook Group that I moderate:  “It’s Time to […]

Read more

End-of-Life Counselors Can Greatly Reduce Emotional Stress

End-of-Life Counselors Can Greatly Reduce Emotional Stress

Not all patients will know exactly how they want to die. End-of-life counseling is extra important here. A well-trained counselor will know the right questions to ask a patient, and help them choose what’s best for them. Why End-of-Life Counseling Matters

Read more
Page 1 of 212

Your End of Life Doula


Contact Us

Need end-of-life doula services?

Contact us today.
2269 Long Hill Road
Guilford, CT 06437
203-689-7004