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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

My Grandmother’s Last Days Were in Our Living Room: The small blessing of quarantine is that we were all together.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/13/opinion/coronavirus-hospice-home-death.html?referringSource=articleShare

Covid-19 Related Articles

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BJ Miller, MD, a hospice and  palliative medicine physician

BJ Miller, MD, a hospice and  palliative medicine physician and former director of the Zen Hospice in San Francisco, has recently published A Beginner’s Guide to the End: Practical Advice for Living Life and Facing Death. Miller and… Read More

An offering from the IFC/CEOLP Joint Board and Volunteers.

An offering from the IFC/CEOLP Joint Board and Volunteers. To our online community. A warm greeting to all of you who are part of our online community- and to those who may be visiting the informedfinalchoices.org website for… Read More

Why millennials are the “death positive” generation

https://www.vox.com/the-highlight/2020/1/15/21059189/death-millennials-funeral-planning-cremation-green-positive Unlike boomers, young people are embracing planning their own funerals. It’s fueling changes in the death industry.

The iPhone at the Deathbed

Families are photographing death at home. These photos may feel jarring on Facebook, but the practice itself has a long history. “The impulse to photograph is the same as it was for the Victorians. They want to show… Read More