Latest Death Cafe News

Death Cafe: Death Cafe San Francisco, CA

Posted by cayateybailar on June 6, 2019, 7:16 p.m.

With Danielle Brandon, Jim Van Buskirk and Harvey Schwartz

Sept. 10, 2019, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (pacific)

We welcome you to our Death Cafe. It is a safe, respectful space where you can feel comfortable sharing your questions, curiosity, fears, beliefs and stories about any/all aspects ...

Death Cafe: Baltimore Death Cafe

Posted by TSC on June 6, 2019, 2:54 p.m.

With Threshold Support Circle Advisory Group

June 23, 2019, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Eastern)

Death Cafe: Bethnal Green Death Cafe

Posted by Padmalila on June 6, 2019, 11:59 a.m.

With Padmalila Coulson and Lesley Murphy

July 25, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (UK)

I think Death Cafes are important because, as a society, we rarely discuss death, even though the inevitability of death is the only thing we can predict in life. A ...

New Blog post: Krishnamurti to Himself - 1984

Posted by David Lynch on June 6, 2019, 11:41 a.m. 1 comment

WALKING DOWN THE straight road on a lovely morning, it was spring, and the sky was extraordinarily blue; there wasn't a cloud in it, and the sun was just warm, not too hot. It felt nice. And the leaves were shining and a sparkle was in the air. It was really a most extraordinarily beautiful morning. The high mountain was there, impenetrable, and the hills below were green and lovely. And as you walked ...

Death Cafe: Chocolate Death Cafe Dallas

Posted by caodantran on June 6, 2019, 10:25 a.m.

With Caodan (K.O) Tran

June 20, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (CST)

We will graze on cheese, chocolate, and cake and have a healthy discussion about what death means to each individual. A time to laugh, share, cry, form new ideas, and ...

Death Cafe: Mercer County Death Cafe

Posted by Ted Taylor on June 5, 2019, 3:15 p.m.

With Chaplains Ted Taylor & Laurie Dinerstein-Kurs

July 8, 2019, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Eastern)

Join us for the sixteenth Mercer County Death Cafe held in East Windsor, NJ. Your hosts are clinically trained in end-of-life issues, grief, and bioethics. The evening's agenda is ...

Death Cafe: LGBTQ+ Death Cafe Santa Clara

Posted by kbifulco on June 5, 2019, 2:10 p.m.

With Kris Bifulco & Dr. Janet Childs

June 19, 2019, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (PST)

This Death Cafe aims to make space for the unique experiences and thoughts about death, dying, and living that members of the LGBTQ+ community may have. Join us in a ...

Death Cafe: Death Cafe Santa Barbara

Posted by lholzman on June 5, 2019, 1:54 p.m.

With Lynn Holzman

July 10, 2019, 3.30 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (PST)


Death Cafe: East York Death Cafe

Posted by bob paterson-watt on June 5, 2019, 12:59 p.m.

With bob paterson-watt

June 26, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Eastern)

Talking about death, both the reality we have experienced in losing others, and our own eventual dying/death, affects our living. So let's talk about death. 

Death Cafe: Death Cafe Raleigh

Posted by on June 5, 2019, 9:55 a.m.

With Renaissance Funeral Home and Atria Oakridge

June 19, 2019, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (United States)

We will provide some desserts and light snacks but feel free to bring in a dish if you would like.

Death Cafe: Kennington and Elephant Death Cafe

Posted by Jamyang35 on June 5, 2019, 3:11 a.m.

With Barbara Shannon

June 27, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Uk)

Come along and talk about death in a relaxed non confrontational way.

It is a confidential  and safe place to discuss with others your thoughts about death.

It is not ...

Death Cafe: Death Cafe Westchester (New York)

Posted by LauraK on June 4, 2019, 3:46 p.m.

With Barbara Sarah

June 22, 2019, 10.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time)

Barabara Sarah says, "Death is the elephant in the room, a fact of life that no one talks about. Until now. Our Death Café Westchester, facilitated by local volunteers, offers ...

Death Cafe: Vienna/Falls Church Death Cafe

Posted by jheuler on June 4, 2019, 1:53 p.m.

With Jane Euler

June 19, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (EST)

Come and talk about death and dying in a safe space!  Group guided discussion.

Have some cake and tea too!

See you there!


Death Cafe: Cape Cod Death Cafe

Posted by HeatherMassey on June 4, 2019, 10:16 a.m.

With Cape Cod Death Cafe facilitation team, and the Funeral Consumers Alliance of Eastern MA

June 17, 2019, 6.30 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (eastern)

New Blog post: Studies on Death & Dying

Posted by Shaheda on June 4, 2019, 7:56 a.m.

Although preservation of life is medicine’s central goal, ultimately however, death is an unavoidable outcome. In the last decade, there has been a tremendous increase in nursing homes, assisted living homes, long-term care centers, along with a very significant increase in older people living alone in their own homes in both developed and developing countries