Understanding death and learning about what happens when you die is at the crux of our mission. Here are a few key resources for you to delve deeper into topics such as the dying process, the funeral industry, dealing with tragedy, hospice care, and more. We hope to help bring the death conversation back into everyday life in order to live fully.
While NPR’s Scott Simon sat with his 84-year-old mother who was dying in the intensive care unit of a Chicago hospital, he sent out a tweet. The considerable following that emerged suggested that others were keen to hear more. What resulted was a series of Twitter messages written by Simon about his mother and his experience of saying good-bye and then a book that is part memoir, part tribute, part heartfelt account of letting go of someone you love.