Living Well, Dying Well

Cover Photo Credit: Kim Holl

Exploring The Way We Live & Die in Modern Times

A Multi-generational, Soulful & Experiential Approach

Meaningful inquiry and dialogue illuminate unique issues and challenges for each participant. In a safe and welcoming environment understanding, compassion and belonging blossom into significant and impactful action.

In particular, we care that you have an Advanced Care Plan completed, as well as other important documents, and that you are well informed in regard to choices you will need to make as you consciously meet the end of life.

Drawing on cross-cultural wisdom, practical resources, embodied experience and collective insights, Living Well, Dying well is an evolving program for envisioning and experiencing a respectful and eco-responsible approach to end of life. As a participant, you contribute to this growing conversation and become an integral part of re-visioning what it means to age with beauty, grace, vulnerability and courage.

Photo Credit: Dr. Robin J. Hood

Some Topics We Cover

We touch on these topics in the Living Well Dying Well program, and Penny can also offer short interactive engaging presentations on the following topics:

The Ecological Footprint of Death – How has death care changed in the last century? What are the impacts on the earth? With the reality of climate change, making healthy choices can be a living legacy for generations to come. Find out what you can do now for the future of earth and her people.

A Return to Family and Village-Centred Death Care – What happened to family & village-centred death care? How are ordinary people reclaiming this essential and integral part of the cycle of life? How can you and your family take steps to prepare and participate in end-of-life with more presence, awareness and trust? Discover how slowing down to the experience of death can deliver family and friends into the grace and gift of grief. A return to family & village-centred death care
 can liberate and enhance our lives now.

Living Well, Dying Well Is For You If You…

  • Are called to tend end-of-life with consciousness and care
  • Wish to reclaim dying and death as a personal, familial and village process
  • Care about an eco-responsible approach to end-of-life 
  • Are a caregiver

You are human!

To Inquire

Contact Penny
phone – 250 592 6400
email –  info@centreforearthandspirit.ca

* Custom classes are available for organizations, families and groups

Upcoming Dates

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