Death Cafe profile for John Painter


Location: United States

http://www.johnlpainter.com/

About John Painter:

Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
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Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/woody_allen_136691



John Painter's posts on the Death Cafe website


Death Cafe write up: Wilton Just Friends Death Cafe

Posted by John Painter on March 21, 2019, 6:47 a.m.

We held our first Death Cafe yesterday with five attending and talked over tea, fruit punch and blueberry bundt cake.  Though participants were initially uneasy with not having an agenda, over the course of two hours the group became more comfortable and fluid with different participants talking about things that came to their mind. There was some suggestion that the cafe offered one participant in particular a caring setting to speak and be heard regarding loss they had experienced and had few other outlets to safely share. The discussions ranged from writing ones obituary ahead of time to family discord, cremation, and candy. There was also recommendation to ...



Practitioners question: Death Cafe's in HUD Senior housing

Posted by John Painter on Dec. 28, 2018, 9:23 a.m. 2 comments


I have been asking around whether there are any HUD Resident Service Coordinators who have either hosted or sponsored a Death Cafe and have not found any.  I will be holding a Cafe with a small group of residents HUD seniior housing who are clearly eager to talk about death ...

Death Cafe: Wilton Just Friends Death Cafe

Posted by John Painter on Dec. 28, 2018, 9:07 a.m.


With John Painter, RSC, Weston Associates

Jan. 2, 2019, 1.00 p.m. - 2.00 p.m. (Eastern)

Free

After a very spontaneous, open and amazing initial discussion about death and dying between two friends I listened to, I offered to organize a more formal though still relaxed discussion ...