I offer a range of non-medical services for individuals and their loved ones.
I provide supportive consultation and information, regardless of financial situation.
In-person sessions available for Western Massachusetts and New York City metro area.
Free Initial Phone Consultation 30 minutes.
I will answer your questions and share information and resources for all stages of this process, from advance directives to disposition and bereavement.
Advance Care Planning and Resource Consultations
I offer phone and in-person sessions to assist clients in making decisions that best reflect your own values and resources.
information about disposition (including green burial, cremation and organ/tissue donations)
tools for communicating additional wishes to friends and family
Life Review and Legacy Work
I work with clients to review, share, and preserve your stories through creative projects that can be made with and/or for your loved ones. Options include :
designing celebration- of-life events
formal oral history interviews
digital archives for the web
End-Of-Life Considerations Coaching Package:
I provide practical and emotional support to
people facing terminal illness
people supporting/caring for loved ones who are dying
I work with clients to
address their concerns and fears
to communicate their wishes to friends and family
to identify and coordinate additional support
to create flexible sustainable plans for evolving needs and situations
Bedside Vigil and Respite Support
During the final stages of the dying experience I provide non-medical support in coordination with hospice/medical care in your area.
holding space for loved ones
Home Funeral Guidance
I provide information and tools to enable loved ones to take the time they need with their recently deceased. This after-death care may include guidance in preparing the body, filing legal paperwork, and creating a space to gather and say good-bye. I provide information to ensure safe and legal procedures according to state law and local resources. As a member of the National Home Funeral Alliance I follow their directives: The goal is to facilitate maximum involvement of loved ones and their social network. The emphasis is on minimal, non-invasive, and environmentally friendly care of the body.