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The Death Dialogues Project featuring Becky Aud-Jennison And Then Everything Changed

    • Society & Culture

As a young clinician tending to patients at the end of their lives Becky Aud-Jennison was frustrated by institutional death and the lack of sacredness around the dying process. Whereas many caregivers, like the culture at large, hadn't yet seemed to have accepted Death as a part of living, she was driven to sit by people's bedsides to help them have a more mindful experience and to spend time with them because that's what they wanted. When she cared for and then lost her own beloved brother to brain cancer three years ago and then her mother ten months after that, she acted as death doula, caring for each, celebrating their lives, and holding vigil afterward. Helping her loved ones experience death on their terms and the grief she's experienced losing two of her soul connections inspired Becky to create The Death Dialogues Project. She is passionate about helping to illuminate the ways our culture can choose to treat each person's end-of-life journey as sacred as their birth.Connect with Becky:Click here for more info. about The Death Dialogues Project Connect With Ronit:For more about this episode click here!InstagramFacebook

As a young clinician tending to patients at the end of their lives Becky Aud-Jennison was frustrated by institutional death and the lack of sacredness around the dying process. Whereas many caregivers, like the culture at large, hadn't yet seemed to have accepted Death as a part of living, she was driven to sit by people's bedsides to help them have a more mindful experience and to spend time with them because that's what they wanted. When she cared for and then lost her own beloved brother to brain cancer three years ago and then her mother ten months after that, she acted as death doula, caring for each, celebrating their lives, and holding vigil afterward. Helping her loved ones experience death on their terms and the grief she's experienced losing two of her soul connections inspired Becky to create The Death Dialogues Project. She is passionate about helping to illuminate the ways our culture can choose to treat each person's end-of-life journey as sacred as their birth.Connect with Becky:Click here for more info. about The Death Dialogues Project Connect With Ronit:For more about this episode click here!InstagramFacebook

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