Death Cafe profile for DeathCafeAlbany

Death Cafe write up: Death Cafe Albany, NY

Posted by DeathCafeAlbany on Dec. 11, 2018, 10:37 a.m.

We meet this time at The Community Room at The Bethlehem Public Library from 6:30-8pm. We had 19 folks there and this time meet in groups of 4 at tables. One person told me they enjoyed the 4 instead of 6 we had in groups last time.We again had many new faces and nearly half were returning friends.

When the groups  spokesperson shared the topics had been:

The After Life can be whatever you imagine it to be and what you bring to it.

It is not abnormal to often  think and talk about death.

After death communications and messages.

How children process death.

See you ...

Death Cafe write up: Death Cafe Albany, NY

Posted by DeathCafeAlbany on Nov. 5, 2018, 12:29 p.m.

On Saturday, September 29th at 1pm,we met at Albany Rural Cemetery ’s Chapel. Of the 19 people who attended, approximately half had never attended a previous Death Cafe in Albany, NY.  Several folks brought cookies and donuts to share. The popularly-requested recipe for co-host Kate’s homemade cookies was quickly shared with our e-mail list. After splitting into three small groups with no agenda for about an hour, we came back together as a group and one person gave a summary about each group’s conversation. One group discussed the evolution of their religious beliefs, and how that impacts their beliefs about afterlife. Another spoke of the ...

Death Cafe write up: Albany Death Cafe

Posted by DeathCafeAlbany on Nov. 5, 2018, 12:23 p.m.

Death Cafe Albany met on July 10th from 6-7:30 at the Albany Public Library on Washington Avenue.  It was the first Death Cafe hosted by Kate and Carla. (Melissa moved to California, and we thank her for getting things started in Albany!)  

We had a wonderfully diverse group of 15 people, mostly new folks who had not previously attended.  We met as a large group, with discussion topics ranging from factors that influence how people react (sudden vs. expected death, age of the griever, etc.), the "stages of grief" (and how they are not prescribed nor predictable), to the impact on the community in the aftermath of ...

Death Cafe: Death Cafe Albany, NY

Posted by DeathCafeAlbany on Oct. 28, 2018, 4:47 p.m.

With Carla & Kate

Nov. 13, 2018, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (EST)

Accepts donations

Carla and I are so pleased to be able to offer,  for the third time, a safe space for people to share and enjoy my amazing baked goods!