Endwell Symposium 2017 Recap
As the 2018 ‘Endwell Symposium: Design for the End of Life Experience’ approaches, we’re revisiting last year’s recap podcast from #Endwell 2017 with our favorite death doula.
Death Salon 2017
Mandy Benoualid and Jeremy Cohen from TalkDeath.com and qeepr.com recap the 2018 Boston Death Salon — America’s premier #DeathPositive gathering and death conference.
Dr. Jessica Zitter
Dr. Jessica Zitter, author of ‘Extreme Measures’ and star of the Netflix doc ‘Extremis’ on what she calls the ‘End of Life Conveyor Belt’ most Americans wind up on and how introducing Death Ed in schools could change a death-phobic culture in one generation.
‘Complicated Grief’ with Charley Rosicky
Longtime hospice worker, grief counselor and meditation teacher, Charley Rosicky, discusses ‘complicated grief’ and shares stories of working with the dying and those left behind.
Funeral Director Shawn LaValleur-Adame of DIY Dying discusses unorthodox burial methods like sending ashes to the moon, a volcano summit and the bottom of the ocean.
Gay Dillingham, producer/director of ‘Dying to Know’ the documentary that chronicles Tim Leary and Ram Das’s friendship in the final days of Leary’s life shares her own tale of pouring her own loss and grief into the award-winning film.
Jocelyn Roth, Co-owner of Resting Waters, Washington’s first aquamation site, explains the growing trend of water cremation – legalized in California in October 2017. Kelly and Jocelyn discuss this and other “green burial” practices making their way into the mainstream.