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NewMexico MAID

Friday, June 18—the New Mexico Elizabeth Whitefield End-of-Life Options Act will become effective, allowing qualified terminally ill New Mexicans to access medical aid in dying. Our journey to this day has been long, and as a New Mexican… Read More

Thanking COVID Staff

How to Best Thank Those Who Offer Compassionate Care During the Pandemic When Rosie Eastman, RN joined last month’s CEOLP/IFC monthly Zoom meeting, she spoke about her experience working with COVID ICU patients. Another meeting participant asked Rosie… Read More

A Beautiful Death By Rosie Eastman

A Beautiful Death By Rosie Eastman Note: Rosie is an RN at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Joining a recent Crestone End of Life Project meeting via Zoom, she talked about how even in the midst of a… Read More

Dr’s Advice In A COVID-19 Unit.

I’m A Doctor In A COVID-19 Unit. Here’s One Vital Step I Wish Everyone Would Take.

Naming the Lost Memorials 

Naming the Lost Memorials  invites your participation in a  Labor of Mourning September 7th-September 11th A nationwide week of memorial-making to name, remember, and honor  nearly  200, 000 essential Americans lost to Covid-19… Join Us!    For more information and to sign… Read More


I had never told my father I loved him until he lay dying half a world away, body wrecked with coronavirus.

Revised COVID Restrictions Affect CEOLP Cremation Ceremonies

Revised COVID Restrictions Affect CEOLP Cremation Ceremonies The recent revisions of COVID-19 restrictions have opened the possibility of the Crestone End of Life Project (CEOLP) once again offering cremation ceremonies, with adapted protocols. All cremations will be limited… Read More

Boom Time for Death Planning:

The coronavirus pandemic has drawn new business to start-ups that provide end-of-life services, from estate planning to a final tweet.

Cielo Azul offers natural burial for local pets

Death comes for us all, including beloved animals whose lives often seem tragically short compared to ours. With a vision of offering pet parents a tranquil, natural spot to honor their beloved cats and dogs, volunteers created Crestone’s… Read More