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Death Café

Why Some Doctors Struggle With the End of Life

Karen M. Wyatt, M.D. | Posted 02.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen M. Wyatt, M.D.

Ideally, we doctors must maintain that passion for life, but we must also make room for death, since every patient we treat will ultimately die from one cause or another. Doctors need to cultivate a view of life that includes the reality of death.

6 Steps to Rise Above Your Fear of Death

Karen M. Wyatt, M.D. | Posted 01.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen M. Wyatt, M.D.

Death represents the ultimate unknown, a territory in which we have no experience and no control. So it is natural to feel fear when we think about death and also natural to avoid those thoughts whenever possible.

Jaweed Kaleem

The Brits Take On #YODO: You Only Die Once

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 05.15.2014 | Religion

Call it YODO: You only die once. That's been the message of an unusual festival this week with events at more than 100 sites around the United King...

Death Cafe Or Sacred Conversation?

Rabbi Laura Geller | Posted 06.16.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Laura Geller

To ask, as we do, how we want our bodies to be treated after death gives us the opportunity to learn what Jewish tradition has said for generations.

Jaweed Kaleem

The Growth Of 'Death Cafes'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 02.04.2013 | Religion

A few dozen Ohioans will meet Wednesday evening in a community room at a Panera Bread outside of Columbus for tea, cake and conversation over an unusu...