End of Life University Podcast with Catharine DeLong

In this episode Karen Wyatt has a conversation with Catharine DeLong, one of our members about her work as a music thanatologist. Topics include: What is “music thanatology”The benefits of music thanatology for dying patients and their loved onesHow to use music in end-of-life situations when a music thanatologist is not available They also discuss … Continue reading End of Life University Podcast with Catharine DeLong

Cremation: History and Modern Process with Amy Cunningham

Photo taken from the events page on Green-Wood Cemetery's website. Saturday, November 9, 3:30–5:00 pm | Green-Wood Cemetery What is cremation? How long have we been doing it, and how does it work? Amy Cunningham, death educator, leads this presentation of cremation’s history and its impact on present-day and future funerals. This engaging and sometimes … Continue reading Cremation: History and Modern Process with Amy Cunningham

November Death Café with Amy Cunningham

Photo taken from the events page on Green-Wood Cemetery's website. Tuesday, November 12, 7:00–8:30 PM | Green-Wood Cemetery Green-Wood Cemetery’s Death Café is inspired by the centuries-old European salon (or café), an informal gathering to discuss philosophical, political or scientific ideas. In 2011, British entrepreneur Jon Underwood brought this concept to discussions of the most … Continue reading November Death Café with Amy Cunningham

At the Holidays: Memorializing Loved Ones with Amy Cunningham

Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash. Tuesday, December 10, 6:30–8:00 pm | Green-Wood Cemetery The holidays are a particularly difficult time for the family and friends of departed loved ones. How can they grieve and memorialize when the season is filled with so much cheer? Yes, grief can intensify at the end of the year, but all is … Continue reading At the Holidays: Memorializing Loved Ones with Amy Cunningham