Does it make you anxious to think about making decisions regarding the care you want at the end of life, and the paperwork you need? Do you even know where to start? Would you feel more comfortable with a plan in place?
I can help.
I will guide a discussion of available end of life documents with you and your loved ones. We will choose and complete those that are most helpful to you in indicating your preferences for healthcare.
We will explore Ethical Wills and Legacy Work as pathways to create meaning and honor your values blog post link stewardship of your legacy.
We will use a Death Positive approach to envision a good death. We create a holistic death care plan that addresses your individual needs. This could include discussion of your spiritual needs, how to create sacred space and a peaceful setting, what kinds of care you do and do not want, and what you want to happen to your body after you die.
Think about what has happened to people you know when died. Were they buried? Cremated? Ashes made into a tattoo? Did they have a funeral? Were they buried at sea? Have you ever said “No, I absolutely don’t want that!” or “Hm, that’s intriguing!” We find what works best for you. We explore all of the options; those you know, and those you might not have heard of. Are you curious about newer, greener death practices? Do you wish, when you die and go into the earth, that your body could nourish it, instead of polluting it? I can help. I want you to learn all of your options so you can make your best choice
What seeds can you plant today that will help you, and your loved ones, in the future? What ideas can take firm roots? Envision how your garden will grow when you change the conversation with your family! In death, you can you reap what you have dedicated your life to sowing. I can help.