The last things we talk about : your guide to end of life transitions / Elizabeth Boatwright, DMin, BCC-PCHAC, CFP.
"Whether we like it or not, we all die. People avoid talking about death because it is too mysterious, too dark, and occasionally, as in the case of an accidental or other sudden death, too unpredictable. Because we do not discuss death and dying in our current culture, people are left to wrestle with large questions about death. This book is a place to start thinking about, and preparing for, this inevitable event. The primary goal of The Last Things We Talk About is to help readers affirm, celebrate, and remember the people and experiences they cherish in this life. It encourages them to seriously consider their death and take planning one step at a time, according to their schedule, and as energy permits. Elizabeth Boatwright, DMin, BCC-PCHAC, CFP is a Relief Chaplain in Oncology Outpatient Palliative Care Medicine at Stanford Health Care. She has over 25 years in ministry experience serving diverse cultures along with extensive work in the arts and financial planning"-- Provided by publisher.
- ISBN: 9781945188350
- ISBN: 1945188359
- Physical Description: xiv, 258 pages ; 23 cm
- Publisher: Boulder, Colorado : Bull Publishing Company, 
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Introduction -- Exploring and expressing meaning and purpose -- Making wishes known to loved ones -- Talking about health and illness -- Putting your house in order -- Saying goodbye and the dying process -- Figuring out what happens next -- Piercing things back together after death: conversations around grief and loss.
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