Dying Matters has published findings of a survey about attitudes to bereavement. It’ll come as no surprise to find we’re not great at dealing with death.
To Absent Friends, a new Festival of Storytelling and Remembrance in Scotland.
To Absent Friends: a festival of remembrance launches 1-7 November 2014 across Scotland. Coordinated by Good Life Good Death Good Grief it’s been conceived as a way of remembering our loved and lost. See the film about the idea behind To Absent Friends. To Absent Friends, a People’s Festival of Storytelling and Remembrance is an opportunity to revive lost traditions and create […]
Final Fling’s Death Cafe and Death Meet-ups provide a warm, friendly, safe space to explore thoughts and experiences of life and death.
We ran the first Death Cafe in Scotland in 2013 to mark Dying Matters Awareness Week and ran them for several years each quarter.
We’ve broadened the events out and call them Death Meet-ups
3 in 4 of us die on a predictable trajectory. So that means for 1 in 4, it’s less clear when it’s coming. Leave nothing to chance. Plan plan plan.
Medical treatment comes in two broad types: ‘curative’ – fixing things; and ‘palliative’ – managing things: care and treatment for comfort, control of pain.
Power of Attorney “It can make a big difference to the wellbeing of people and their families,” our friends at Good Life Good Death Good Grief vouch. If you become unable to make decisions and don’t have a Power of Attorney, someone close to you would have to apply to court for an Intervention Order or […]