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 ran its first Death Cafe in 2013 to mark Death Awareness Week. A death cafe is a safe place to talk about life, death and loss.
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 […]