The Sydney Death & Dying Festival is a celebration of how far we’ve come in our acceptance of death and dying. […]
This web site provides information, tools, training and other services to help you get your affairs in order so you can live the best possible life right up to your last natural breath.
If you are looking for a particular subject like funeral tips, Advance Care Directives, how to write a eulogy etc, follow the links in each page or click the search button on the left panel and start typing! If you can’t find what you want, please use the Contact option and ask me a question and I’ll get back to you.
I’ve gathered up as much information as I could from around the globe to help you to make the best choices suited to your life and spiritual values.
Why go to all this effort? Well, ‘we don’t know what we don’t know’, and I want this community portal to help you to discover what you need to know to be able to make positive choices that are not only right for you, but will soothe your family at a very difficult time.
Welcome to the community!
PLANNING WELL means choosing how you want to be cared for; understanding what legal papers you need and filling them in properly; deciding who will do what and when… and planning how you will communicate your choices to medical staff and your loved ones to ensure your wishes are followed.Read More
DYING WELL will require you to discover all your medical and care options; make choices that match your personal values and communicate these choices to your carers and medical support team to ensure they are respected right to the natural end of your life.Read More
RESTING WELL means feeling the relief of having left a loving legacy knowing you have done everything you can to make your death easier on an emotional, legal and practical level for those left behind: for example choosing and expressing your preferred cremation/burial, coffin choices and how you would like your life to be celebrated when you are gone.Read More
What People Say
Even if you’re in good health, you need to ask your doctor about your end-of-life care so they know your choices, particularly if you or your loved one has a chronic or terminal illness. […]
Anyone who has sat through a badly-crafted, long and rambling or morose eulogy will know the importance of writing the perfect eulogy. […]
Funeral costs can leave a family locked into an unexpected debt that they may need to pay off for years. From paying for ashes to orbit the earth to paying for strippers and professional grievers […]
Understanding death and dying terminology is important if you want to empower yourself to make the right choices and be able to express those choices to your medical team, […]
Have you ever taken the time to get your digital afterlife sorted? You may have moved on, but your online […]
Actioning this Planning Well Checklist now will take the load off your family later. Below are just some of the […]
Creating the perfect funeral ceremony for a loved one can seem overwhelming when you are in the depth of grief. […]
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