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Great conversation and grave brownies.
With Leslie Gelfand
Nov. 15, 2017, 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. (pacific)
Join us in a relaxed setting to drink tea and coffee and eat cake and cookies and discuss everything to do with death and dying, life and living.
No lectures ...
With Cat McConnell
Nov. 1, 2017, 3.30 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (eastern)
Freeflowing conversation, no agenda, no presenter, any death-related topic is fair game.
With Rachel Bass
Nov. 1, 2017, 7.15 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. (UK)
I'm hosting my third Death Cafe because I want to offer my local community the chance to discuss death more openly, and make it more acceptable to think about ...
With Ruth Boydell
Oct. 28, 2017, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time)
This death cafe is to be run in my home, so please call 0411 165 914 or email me to confirm the address details.
This is to be an open ...
30th September 2017
We had 10 women arrive for this cafe. The conversation was lively and passionate regarding preparation for end of life - what is our list of 'to-dos'; what are some worthwhile films to watch; why we are all at this gathering and can we have more. The time seemed to fly.
Our conversations went on over time and there seemed to be great interest in further cafes.
Looks like we might try a regular cafe.
With Carole Spice & Bronwyn Hawksworth
Nov. 4, 2017, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (New Zealand)
Everyone is welcome to this open, relaxed and spontaneous conversation on dying and death. This is a friendly space where you can share stories, question reality and hear new voices ...
With Kristine Rose, Barbara Greene
Oct. 28, 2017, 1.30 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (nz)
There wil be no set agenda, but the time will be structured to allow for everyone to have a voice.
With Jan Schreiber
Nov. 18, 2017, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Eastern)
We have been getting together for over 2 years, and I personally, am blown away! Truly.
Some of us have shed tears, but we've also exploded in laughter.
With Palliative Care Queensland
Oct. 28, 2017, 2.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (Brisbane, Australia)
This Death Cafe is held at 2pm in the Compassionate Communities Lounge Area within the Good Life Good Death Expo.
With Palliative Care Queensland
Oct. 27, 2017, 2.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (Brisbane, Australia)
This Death Cafe is held at 2pm in the Compassionate Communities Lounge Area of the Good Life Good Death Expo.
With Anna Haltrecht and Salt Spring Hospice facilitators
Nov. 18, 2017, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (PDT)
We are now in our fourth season of hosting Death Cafes on Salt Spring Island. Thank you to ArtSpring for offering the space and refreshments.
Death affects us all - fear ...
I want to thank everyone who showed up to the Death Cafe' today. We had a good sharing about experiences, insights, and lessons about death and dying. Some of the ideas shared included a recommendation to watch a movie "Departures", suggestions to read a magazine called Lion's Roar - The November issue has an article called "Death: The Greatest Teacher", a discussion about hospital care, palliative care, re-suscitation, or allowing a patient to have a natural death. Also mentioned was dying as a relief of suffering. We also shared poems, cakes, tea and cider.
Today's participants were a mixture of medical students from the 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th year. We talked about our own experiences of death, both medical and personal, in a care free manner with occasional laughter.
A few topics that arose in the discussion were the lack of knowledge about the palliative care profession and also lack of a good salary in Japan. Yet most of the participants expressed an interest in working in palliative care with psychiatry as a subinterest. One participant remarked that she could not work in a more popular profession such as pediatrics as it's so bright and cheerful that could see ...
With Josefine Speyer
Nov. 13, 2017, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (BST)
Please book via Eventbrite to register your name. It does all the admin for us. Thank you! No need for printing a ticket.