Like many of you, I felt sucker-punched by Bourdain’s decision, and I am struggling to make sense of it…to find an emotional shelf to put it on. I do that by wrestling the issue to the ground, a messy process, sometime capturing my work-in-progress thoughts with you, as incomplete as they are.
What does it take to travel across America in an RV with a poodle named Ringo and a 90 year old supermom with terminal cancer? And how do you open the discussion about advanced care so you are sure to get what you really want?
Spiritual hospice superstar Stephen Jenkins talks about his career caring for the aged, and the hidden blessings it brings.
Ann Hoffner is an author and sailing enthusiast, and an expert on the best places in America to find burial grounds that support environmentally friendly, green funerals. Join us as we discuss her new book “The Natural Burial Cemetery Guide: A State-by-State Guide.”
Ann Hoffner is normally out on the high seas, swabbing the poop deck, hoisting the sails, and hollering “Land ho!” But in this episode she talks about something just as environmentally friendly as sailing, but much more earthy — green funerals! Join me as Ann tells us the best places in America to go out green!
“Home Sweet Death at Home” with Death Midwife Reverend Olivia Bareham, On How to Conduct a Respectful, Safe and Beautiful Home Death and Funeral
Learn about the beautiful, sacred (and legal) option of having a funeral in your own home. Olivia Bareham’s experience as an auxiliary nurse, hospice volunteer and as her mother’s end-of-life caregiver, inspired her to investigate more meaningful and personal alternatives to traditional funeral practices.