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Online resources for people dealing with grief, bereavement & loss in their life. Funeral etiquette and other tips.

Donating My Body to Science in the United States

Donating My Body to Science in the United States

There are many things we can do with our bodies after we die. We can bury them, cremate them, or send our ashes into space. But what about donating your body to science in the United States? The options for body disposal are endless but more and more people are choosing to make the necessary

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How to Hold a Home Funeral

Before the 20th century, it was common for families and communities to take care of their own dead — both before and after a death. People often died while still at home, supported by friends, faith communities, or the local midwife (who often attended both births and deaths). Doctors were sometimes present, but largely served a supportive role

Donating My Body to Science in Canada

Donating My Body to Science in Canada

Have you ever wondered why people donate their bodies to science? Or considered donating your body yourself? In Canada, more and more people are choosing to make the necessary arrangements so that when they die, their bodies will be used to forward scientific progress. Not only are there a number of ways that you can

#TalkDeath Canadian Funeral Law ReCap

Episode 6 of #Talkdeath featured two experts who are well versed in Canadian funerary practice, Nathan Romagnoli and Janet McCausland. Nathan is the owner of Eco Funerals and Janet is chair person for the Natural Burial Association. They spoke with Qeepr LIVE on September 27th and answered all your questions about Canadian funeral law, burial alternatives and your legal rights after you die. This was

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The Right to Die: End of Life is a Fundamental Right

*This is part 2 in our 3 part series. For part 1 CLICK HERE* This may be the year where a pivotal change occurs in the debate on physician assisted death and euthanasia. Currently legal in 5 states, legislation is being brought up in other states and the topic is on the minds of millions.

#TalkDeath Who Owns Your Body Recap

Since the number 1 question we get asked by people is “what can I legally do with my body after I die?” we decided it was time to talk to the experts and get straight to the bottom of this rather complicated question. On the 5th edition of our #TalkDeath series, funeral law specialist Tanya Marsh and chair

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Canada’s Bill C14: Who Really Has the Right to Die?

Euthanasia and physician-assisted death, for those suffering from disease or illness is a subject that have been the centre of an ongoing debate for the past quarter-century in Canada. In the hospitals, medical schools, court rooms, and homes of this country; people have been asking if we have the right to ask for help in ending

How to Make an Online Memorial

Why Memorialize? When those we love pass away, it can leave us feeling overwhelmed. We may ask ourselves, why and what now? With these questions comes the need to remember and properly memorialize the deceased. The truth is that the process of grieving is never perfectly timed and is never the same for everyone. Some will want to