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Ep. 83 Caitlin Doughty: The Young Mortician

Learn how Caitlin Doughty is changing the funeral industry one funeral at a time.     In this episode I share an interview with Caitlin Doughty, a progressive young funeral director in Los Angeles and┬áthe founder of the Order of … Continue reading

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Ep. 65 Changing the Perspective on Death: Highlights from Death Expo 2016

    In this episode Dr. Karen Wyatt shares her favorite “take-aways” from the 12 presentations of the recent Death Expo event. If you missed Death Expo you can still purchase the recordings from the event for just $36 (which … Continue reading

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Ep. 46 Art and the End-of-Life with Irina Jordan

Join Dr. Karen Wyatt and her guest Irina Jordan, Founder and Owner of ARTISURN, an online marketplace for handcrafted cremation urns, jewelry and keepsakes made by talented artisans. We will discuss the role of the creative arts in remembering our … Continue reading

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Ep. 37 Creating a Support Community as an End-of-Life Worker

  Today Dr. Karen Wyatt discusses some ideas for building a support community for end-of-life workers and people interested in death and dying. Working in this field can be rather lonely at times as our society still fears and avoids … Continue reading

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Ep. 31 March End of Month Update on the End-of-Life with Dr. Karen Wyatt

Dr. Karen Wyatt discusses what’s new and noteworthy in the end-of-life arena this month: Medscape article reveals that 1/3 of all people in the US with advance directives actually request more┬ámedical intervention at the end-of-life, rather than choosing to limit … Continue reading

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Ep. 28 Action Steps for Improving End-of-Life Care in Your Community with Karen Wyatt MD

Click here to get the handout for this talk! Today Dr. Karen Wyatt discusses several “Action Steps” you can take in your own community to help improve end-of-life care. Change begins with the individual and if you want to ensure … Continue reading

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Ep. 15 Home Funerals and Natural Burials with Merilynne Rush, RN

This interview with home funeral guide Merilynne Rush, RN will discuss after-death options for home funerals and natural burial.

You will learn:
-What options are available for home funeral or visitation after death
-How to plan a “green” or natural burial
-State regulations regarding burial
-Why “Death Cafes” are sweeping the country and how to join or lead one Continue reading

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