Tag Archives: Dying at Home

What is a Soul Midwife? An Interview with Felicity Warner: Part Two

In a two-part interview, Felicity Warner of Soul Midwives explains what it means to help someone explore and experience — even enjoy — their dying process

This is the second half of SevenPonds’ interview with Felicity Warner (read part one here). Felicity is the mind behind Soul Midwives, a service that has helped pioneer the movement towards holistic and spiritual palliative care. As the founder of … Continue reading

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What Is a Home Funeral Guide? An Interview with Jerrigrace Lyons: Part One

One of the first home funeral consultants shares her wisdom

Today SevenPonds speaks with Jerrigrace Lyons who is a family funeral guide and educator—one of the original pioneers of the home funeral movement. She is a founding member of the Home Funeral Alliance, and the founder and director of Final Passages, through … Continue reading

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What is the Threshold Choir? An Interview with Kate Munger

We discuss the Threshold Choir's mission to provide lovely, comforting songs to the ill and dying

Today SevenPonds speaks with Kate Munger who founded the Threshold Choir in 2000 with the idea of creating a chorus of women’s voices that could provide soothing song at people’s bedsides. She now administers a large network of of choirs … Continue reading

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What is a Home Funeral? Reclaiming the Lost Art of Caring for the Dead and Having a Funeral at Home

SevenPonds is proud to introduce our readers to an amazing conference on home funerals and green burial

The home funeral has proven to be a re-emerging trend, as more and more people are making moves to reclaim the lost art of dying at home.The home funeral offers an alternative to the act of transporting a loved one … Continue reading

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What are Home Funerals? An Interview with Ann-Ellice Parker

The inspiring woman behind "Seasons of Change" home funeral services

Ann-Ellice Parker is the wonderfully insightful “death midwife” who runs Seasons of Change home funeral and end-of-life practice in Berkeley, CA.  Join SevenPonds for an extra in-depth interview about death and dying, home funerals, aid in dying, and more… Aurora: … Continue reading

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A Doctor of the Dying Struggles with a Personal Loss

Working in nursing homes taught me about old age — but I was unprepared for my grandfather's last days

From the book How We Age: A Doctor’s Journey into the Heart of Growing Old by Marc E. Agronin, MD. Excerpted by arrangement with Da Capo Lifelong, a member of the Perseus Books Group. Copyright (c) 2011. Until the year … Continue reading

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