Raising awareness about death

A Peaceful Piggy’s Guide to Sickness and Death Sadness and Love

Experiencing a loved one’s illness or death is challenging for both children and their grownups. With three distinct sections to choose from—when someone we love is sick, dying, or has died—this guide will help you easily find soothing and practical mindfulness activities focused on what your young one needs in order to guide them through … Read more

The Salami Salesman and His Daughter Falafel: What an Older Man’S Death Can Teach Us About How and How Not to Care for the Frail and Dying

Dr Laurie Mallery is a practising physician of internal and geriatric medicine at a major urban teaching hospital, where she takes care of frail older patients and sees a lot of dying. But Dr Mallery writes this account, not only as a physician but as a daughter caring for a frail parent at the end … Read more

Confessions of a Griever

You’re NOT crazy and your feelings ARE normal.   By using humour, Chrystal Webster wants readers to know they are not alone. Confessions of a Griever provides “laughable lessons when life just sucks”. Her story of infant loss and infertility is not unique; at the same time, she found herself lonely and debilitated from the … Read more

Hard Choices for Loving People & Light in the Shadows by Hank Dunn

Hank Dunn, MDiv, is an ordained healthcare chaplain who, during his career of over 30 years, has helped countless patients and their families navigate healthcare decisions during serious illness. He has gathered insights from these patients and compiled them into two easy-to-read books. Hard Choices for Loving People is a compassionate guide for helping patients and … Read more

Living Fully, Dying Consciously by Sue Brayne

“Living Fully, Dying Consciously” steps into the heart of the human condition to explore why our entire life is a psychological and spiritual preparation for death. Life is not easy, but when we accept that we are just passing through this physical existence it puts things into perspective. Confronting our fear of death and accepting … Read more

Walking Him Home

  Alan and Joanne marry in midlife and live a happily-ever-after existence until, at sixty-nine, Alan is diagnosed with a rare, fatal, neurodegenerative illness. As he becomes increasingly disabled and dependent on others, and decreasingly able to find joy in life, he decides he wants to end his suffering using Colorado’s Medical Aid in Dying … Read more

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