Category: Deathcare

Careers in Death Care: A Day in the Life of a DEATH DOULA - Q&A with Jill Schock

Careers in Death Care: A Day in the Life of a DEATH DOULA

Presenting our new ongoing series, Careers in Death Care: A Day in the Life, where we chat with professionals within the end-of-life and death care sphere to provide first hand experience and insight on working in this field.

A Deeper Dive into Death retreat

A Deeper Dive Into Death Retreat

A review of A Deeper Dive into Death, an end-of-life retreat and death doula workshop hosted by Death Doula LA.

home deathcare and Alternative Funerals

Home Deathcare and Alternative Funerals

There was a time in the not-so-distant past when death and funerary practices involved the entire family and community. Death was an ever present part of daily life; people died in the home, were honored in the home, and buried in small familial, church or community cemeteries.  Like everything else, death was professionalized, and by

careers in death care

Careers in Death Care

There is probably more than a little truth to the old adage about job security in the funeral profession. After all, everyone is going to die. For many of you, a job in the death profession might not be your ideal career, for others, it may present an opportunity to pursue a passion. The death

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Can I Have a Tibetan Sky Burial?

One of the most common questions that I hear about the law of human remains is whether a person can choose a method of disposition other than burial or cremation in the United States.

The Future Cemetery: Rethinking Cemetery Spaces

With the rise of the digital age, and the changing landscape of our global environment, the ways that cemeteries are organized and envisioned have to meet the needs of today. As new and different methods of burial are becoming popularized, so too are new and innovative ways to create burial spaces. This endeavour is well represented by

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Hospice Care: What You Need to Know

There are a number of things that may come to mind when you think of a hospice. As a space often associated with death, hospices are the kind of place that most people generally avoid entirely and therefore know very little about. However, there is a lot more to hospices and hospice care than may meet the

Bio Cremation: A Greener Death?

What is legal in only 13 States, 3 Canadian Provinces and was condemned by the New York Catholic Conference in 2011?