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DISCOVER END-OF-LIFE DOULA CARE Holistic support for life’s final transition...

WHAT IS AN END-OF-LIFE DOULA?

End-of-life doulas provide non-medical, holistic support and comfort to the dying person and their family, which may include education and guidance as well as emotional, spiritual or practical care, from initial diagnosis through bereavement.

Note the possible areas of overlap between the services offered by an end-of-life doula and those provided by other professionals. Any individual end-of-life doula may offer some or all these services.

OUR MISSION

To provide professional training and development for end-of-life doulas and support their integration into the home and mainstream care settings.

what is an end-of-life doula

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Dec
21
Sat
Ann Arbor Death Cafe @ Crazy Wisdom Bookstore Community Room
Dec 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Ann Arbor Death Cafe @ Crazy Wisdom Bookstore Community Room | Ann Arbor | Michigan | United States
Join us for lively discussion about life and death led by the participants and facilitated by Merilynne Rush and Diana Cramer. The Ann Arbor Death Cafe has been meeting every month since November 2012, making us the longest standing continuously running Death Cafe in the world! For more information, please visit www.DeathCafe.com. Refreshments available for purchase.
Jan
13
Mon
Top 5 Questions about Becoming an End-of-Life Doula @ Zoom webinar
Jan 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Do you have questions about how to become an end-of-life doula? What exactly do EOL doulas do? Who do they serve? Can you make a living and do you need to be certified? Be sure to bring your questions as this will be an interactive, casual conversation. Our training program, membership, networking, new developments in the field, what sets us apart… We’ll discuss it all, and then some!  Join us live and get your questions answered! Register here to receive link.

Jan
18
Sat
Ann Arbor Death Cafe @ Crazy Wisdom Bookstore Community Room
Jan 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Ann Arbor Death Cafe @ Crazy Wisdom Bookstore Community Room | Ann Arbor | Michigan | United States

Join us for lively discussion about life and death led by the participants and facilitated by Merilynne Rush and Diana Cramer. The Ann Arbor Death Cafe has been meeting every month since November 2012, making us the longest standing continuously running Death Cafe in the world! For more information, please visit www.DeathCafe.com.

Refreshments available for purchase.

Jan
22
Wed
Member Only Webinar – A Start-up Story @ zoom info sent to all members
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Find out all about the decisions and preparations that went into Oma beginning her EOLD practice. Oma took Lifespan EOLD training in August, 2019 and went live with her website and opened her practice in November. Merilynne will interview Oma about everything from creating a website to deciding which services to offer and how much to charge. Join in the conversation! There will be time to share your story and ask questions.

Feb
15
Sat
Ann Arbor Death Cafe @ Crazy Wisdom Bookstore Community Room
Feb 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Ann Arbor Death Cafe @ Crazy Wisdom Bookstore Community Room | Ann Arbor | Michigan | United States

Join us for lively discussion about life and death led by the participants and facilitated by Merilynne Rush and Diana Cramer. The Ann Arbor Death Cafe has been meeting every month since November 2012, making us the longest standing continuously running Death Cafe in the world! For more information, please visit www.DeathCafe.com.

Refreshments available for purchase.

Feb
18
Tue
Member Only Webinar – All Things Hospice for EOL Doulas @ zoom link sent to all members
Feb 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Many new EOL Doulas wish to learn from being a hospice volunteer. How can doulas build bridges with their local hospice and talk about EOL doulas? What can and can’t they do and say while working as a volunteer to prevent a conflict of interest? We’ll also discuss how hospice and EOL Doulas might collaborate and what the future of this work might look like, based on Merilynne’s discussions with doula trainers across the country through NEDA and NHPCO.

Looking for something special?

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722 Brooks St., Ann Arbor, MI 48103

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