Death Doulas—Delivering You a Better Death

TREND: Dying Well Death Doulas—Delivering You a Better Death Death has become medicalized, hidden and lonely. We need more caregivers that give the dying their full attention and companionship and work to meet their unique physical, emotional and spiritual needs during their extraordinary last days or months. In essence, to deliver people a better death. It’s a painfully pressing cultural need, and to meet it,…

A conversation with Henry Fersko-Weiss

A conversation with Henry Fersko-Weiss, a pioneer of the death doula concept From what’s the most important thing death doulas provide to why you can’t have a good death if you haven’t lived a well life Henry Fersko-Weiss is president of the International End-of-Life Doula Association (INELDA). In 2003, he created the first End-of-Life Doula Program at a hospice in the US and has since…

A Well Death Becomes Part of a Well Life

Summit Trend in the News: Dying Well A conversation with Henry Fersko-Weiss, inventor of the death doula concept—Global Wellness Summit From what’s the most important thing death doulas provide to why you can’t have a good death if you haven’t lived a well life. Death Is Inevitable. His Job Is to Help You Go in Peace.—Esquire Hiring a death doula can make you feel kind…