Helpful Links and Info
Home funerals and visitations are increasing in popularity and provide a much more cost-effective and intimate setting for saying final farewells. In the state of Indiana, this lies outside the scope of an EOL doula, and a funeral director must be present. Please click to visit National Home Funeral Alliance website:
A Living Funeral is exactly what it sounds like - a "funeral" held while the person is still with us - a true celebration of life. Click here to learn more about how they are done and why someone would choose to have one.
Green Burials are an increasingly common choice for post-mortem disposition. With lower environmental impact, it may involve the elimination of embalming, or use of biodegradable burial material, ensuring a more natural return to the earth.
Gone From My Sight
Written by Barbara Karnes, RN, this small and concise booklet outlines, with simplicity, things to expect leading up to death. I have personally used this book hundreds of times when preparing and educating hospice patient families and caregivers on patient decline in condition. Click below on the amazon link which I do NOT receive commission for. Informational Purposes Only.