Resources & Links : Community Information
Death Cafés: Death Cafés are found all over world and are a wonderful way to begin the conversation on death.
Death Over Dinner: A non-profit organization supporting conversations on death through hosting dinner parties. From their website: “The dinner table is the most forgiving place for difficult conversation. The ritual of breaking bread creates warmth and connection, and puts us in touch with our humanity. It offers an environment that is more suitable than the usual places we discuss end of life.“
Reimagine End of Life: From their website: “Reimagine End of Life is a community-wide exploration of death and celebration of life through creativity and conversation. Drawing on the arts, spirituality, healthcare, and design, we create weeklong series of events that break down taboos and bring diverse communities together in wonder, preparation, and remembrance.”
Life Stories: Knowing where we come from helps us understand who we are in the present, and where we are going in the future. Understanding our history gives us a sense of belonging – we feel connected to the places, people and events of our past.
Story Corps: StoryCorps’ mission is to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world.
Forever Missed: Create a Memorial Website.
Ethical Will: An Ethical Will is a personal document that you create in order to communicate your values, experiences, and life lessons to your family.
Legacy.com: Provides various features and tools that allow users to access obituaries, express condolences and share remembrances of friends and loved ones.
Storied Legacy: This site aspires to reconnect individuals, families, organisations and communities with what too often is an unwieldy and diverse collection of treasurable thoughts, memories, accomplishments, life experiences, and culture that we collectively value as legacy assets.