Posted by maggieboone


Hosted by Maggie and Sharon


Date:

Jan. 28, 2017

Start time:

6:00 p.m. (CST)

End time:

8:00 p.m. (CST)

Address:

Miscellanea House Cafe'

1111 West Main Street

Belleville

Illinois

62220

62220

United States

Cost:

Donations are appreciated

This Death Cafe has taken place

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About this Death Cafe

At our Death Cafe people gather to eat cake, drink tea, and discuss death. Our objective is 'to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives'. Our Death Cafe is a group directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives or themes. It is a discussion group rather than a grief support or counselling session. Members respect opinions of all participants, whether agreed with or not.

Our Death Cafes are always offered:

- On a not for profit basis
- In an accessible, respectful and confidential space
- With no intention of leading people to any conclusion, product or course of action


About Maggie and Sharon

Maggie is a retired instructor for Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville, Illinois in the psychology department her usual classes consisted of General Psychology, Child Development, Psychology of Women, and Death & Dying. Her favorite class to teach was Death & Dying. She was also an online instructor for the University of Phoenix in their College of Social Sciences teaching Psychological Tests & Measurements. She is also an advocate trainer and active volunteer for CASA of Southwestern Illinois since 2006 training volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in the foster care system.

Sharon is a retired nurse who has worked in palliative care with terminally ill patients and owner of the Miscellaneous House Café.


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