Ep. 138 Pet Therapy for Hospice Patients with Carol Mestemacher and Magnum – Facility Dog

Learn how pet therapy with a trained animal companion can benefit hospice patients physically and emotionally. In this episode I share a “legacy interview” from the archives with Magnum – a trained facility dog – and his handler… Read More

Ep. 110 Threshold Choir: Singing to Comfort the Dying

Learn how small choirs around the country are bringing beauty and solace to the bedsides of dying patients. In this episode I share an interview with Kate Munger and Marti Mariette who have helped to spread the “threshold… Read More

Ep. 71 The Death-Positive Movement: Trends and Goals for 2017

It’s a brand new year! Let’s look ahead and see what’s possible in 2017! In today’s episode of the podcast we’ll look ahead at the coming year, study the trends in the death-positive movement and discover where it might… Read More

Ep. 70 Looking Back on 2016: A Positive Year for End-of-Life Issues

In this final episode of 2016 Dr. Wyatt thanks all of the patrons who have generously made contributions on Patreon.com/eolu this year! Thank you for offering your support for this podcast and the End-of-Life University interview series! In… Read More

Ep. 66: November End of Month Update on the End of Life

In this episode Dr. Wyatt thanks her latest supporter on Patreon.com/eolu, Suzanne O’Brien RN, founder of Doulagivers. If you would like to help support this podcast and End-of-Life University Interview Series for the small contribution of $1 or… Read More

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… Read More

Ep. 62 October End-of-Month Update – Halloween Edition

  Dr. Wyatt thanks her newest Patreon.com supporter Tracy Zagata. You can become a supporter as well by going to Patreon.com/eolu and signing up! Sign up for Death Expo which will take place Nov. 10-13, and hear 12… Read More

Ep. 57 September End-of-Month Update and film Extremis

  In today’s episode Dr. Wyatt thanks 3 new supporters on Patreon.com/eolu: Joan Roellchen-Pfohl, RN Martha Johnson – author of the upcoming book “Take Charge of the Rest of Your Life”; learn more at http://www.meetmarthajohnson.com Marggie Hatala –… Read More

Ep. 56 End-of-Life Book Showcase!

In this episode Dr. Karen Wyatt highlights several excellent books about the end of life that have been sent to her by their authors. If you have considered starting an end-of-life book club (as mentioned in Episode 33) you’ll… Read More

Ep. 54 Film: Love in Our Own Time with Tom Murray

Join Dr. Karen Wyatt and her guest Tom Murray, director of the beautiful feature-length documentary Love in Our Own Time. They will discuss the making of this film, which follows the lives of ordinary Australians as they face the big… Read More

Ep. 48 July End of Month Update on the End-of-Life with Dr. Karen Wyatt

  In this episode Dr. Wyatt thanks her newest Patreon supporter, Elaine den Hoed. If you’d like to make a small donation to help cover the expenses of this podcast and the EOLU interview series go to http://www.patreon.com/eolu…. Read More

Ep. 44 June End of Month Update on the End-of-Life with Dr. Karen Wyatt

As the month of June comes to an end Dr. Wyatt offers a summary of some of the interesting articles and posts on the end-0f-life that have been published during the month. The discussion includes: A study from… Read More