A variety of topics have been discussed on A Good Goodbye, including cultural and religious differences in funeral observances, grief, pet loss, planning your own send-off, and many other end-of-life issues. You can listen to each program by clicking on the MP3 interviews below.
Stephen Jenkinson, author of Die Wise: A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul and focus of the documentary, Griefwalker, discusses issues related to medical and palliative care, and changing our use of language to change how we view and approach death and dying in North America.
In this 33 minute interview, we discuss the death avoidance prevalent in the dominant North American culture, the drawbacks of having More Time as a hospice or palliative care patient, the consequences of being hopeful when dying, and ways to change language and to change behaviors related to death and dying.
More A Good Goodbye podcasts to be posted here soon!