13 episodes

The When You Die Podcast is hosting the conversation you've been avoiding—we break the ice on all things death-related from green burial to grief with the leading minds of their fields.

When You Die When You Die

    • Society & Culture

The When You Die Podcast is hosting the conversation you've been avoiding—we break the ice on all things death-related from green burial to grief with the leading minds of their fields.

    Dale Jackson

    Dale Jackson

    Dale Jackson—a licensed embalmer and funeral director with 46 years of experience and counting—shares his story (SPOILER: and his own near-death experience at 13:13) and lessons learned from his time helping families through the loss of a loved one.

    • 25 min
    Francesca Arnoldy

    Francesca Arnoldy

    WYD Podcast in conversation with Death Doula Francesca Arnoldy, the author of Cultivating the Doula Heart: Essentials of Compassionate Care. She is the course developer, facilitator, and program director of the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine End-of-Life Doula Professional Certificate Program.  www.contemplativedoula.com

    • 29 min
    Deborah Luscomb, End of Life Concierge

    Deborah Luscomb, End of Life Concierge

    Deborah is one of the facilitators of the Halifax Nova Scotia Death Café, and leads Death Matters workshops in the area. She acts as an end of life concierge, assisting during the transition, and post-mortem experience. Deborah has a passion for bringing people together around difficult conversations, like death and dying.

    • 32 min
    'Recompose' and the Future of Green Burial with Katrina Spade

    'Recompose' and the Future of Green Burial with Katrina Spade

    Katrina Spade is popularizing the idea of 'Recomposition', a green burial method that converts human remains into soil. It's among the most promising eco-friendly options that may be available in the near future. She discusses this unorthodox alternative to cremation and how it's rise could change our approach to saying goodbye.

    • 26 min
    Death Salon 2018 with Mandy and Jeremy from TalkDeath

    Death Salon 2018 with Mandy and Jeremy from TalkDeath

    Mandy Benoualid and Jeremy Cohen from TalkDeath.com and qeepr.com recap the 2018 Boston Death Salon — America's premier #DeathPositive gathering and death conference.

    • 44 min
    Endwell Symposium 2017 Recap with Death Doula Jill Schock

    Endwell Symposium 2017 Recap with Death Doula Jill Schock

    As the 2018 Endwell Symposium: Design for the End of Life Experience approaches, we're revisiting last year's recap podcast from #Endwell 2017 with our favorite death doula.

    • 38 min

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