A thoughtful exploration of everything about life-limiting illness, dying, and death. Everyone Dies is a nonprofit organization with the goal to educate the public about the processes associated with dying and death, empower regarding options and evidence-based information to help them guide their care, normalize dying, and reinforce that even though everyone dies, first we live, and that every day we are alive is a gift.
What is Involved in an Organ Transplant?
We previously have had the pleasure of interviewing Stevan Lemke who talked with us about being diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (Courage in the Face of Lung Disease). This week we have a second interview (from 9/2020) in which he takes us through the process of being evaluated for a lung transplant, the wait, the surgery, and the postoperative experience.
Pleasures at the End of Life
Wine in a hospital palliative care unit? If you're in France, of course! Learn about the research backing the importance of having pleasures at the end of life. Claire joins us again to share her experience immediately after the death of her husband.
Comfort and Honor
Today we focus on comfort - how Arlington Ladies make funerals a time of comfort and honor, and a doctor that smuggled a beer to comfort a dying patient.
What Are Military Funeral Honors?
Have you heard of full military honors but not really sure what it is? Learn about who is eligible and the traditions and ceremonies honoring our nation's heroes.
Celebrating Life as a Community with a Jazz Funeral
This week we visit New Orleans for a jazz funeral. Learn how the community joins the remembrance with gratitude and life-affirming defiance as they celebrate!
Getting Creative with a Theme Funeral
Are you or your deceased loved one a fun-loving type? Is a somber traditional funeral not for you? We have several ways to liven things up by using a theme funeral, from a Star-Wars themed procession, to creating special keepsakes, to something a bit more risqué! It's all about celebrating life and the kind of person that lived it.
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