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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:

Nov
13
Wed
Member-Only Webinar: EOL Resources for Low-Income Families @ Zoom webinar
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Merilynne will present a vast array of resources for low-income families, starting with the provisions outlined in the Older Americans Act of 1965, including the National Aging Network and the Administration on Aging at the federal level. Each state has a Unit on Aging which oversees the Area Agencies on Aging at the local level. What can doulas do to educate themselves? How can they be the best doula for as many people as possible, taking into consideration that even if clients can’t pay, there are certain things we can do to help. Bring your questions and share your experiences. See you soon.
Nov
16
Sat
Ann Arbor Death Cafe @ Crazy Wisdom Bookstore Community Room
Nov 16 @ 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.

Nov
19
Tue
Top 5 Questions about Becoming an End-of-Life Doula @ Zoom webinar
Nov 19 @ 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.

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
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.

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.

Mar
21
Sat
Ann Arbor Death Cafe @ Crazy Wisdom Bookstore Community Room
Mar 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.

Apr
18
Sat
Ann Arbor Death Cafe @ Crazy Wisdom Bookstore Community Room
Apr 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.

May
16
Sat
Ann Arbor Death Cafe @ Crazy Wisdom Bookstore Community Room
May 16 @ 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.

Jun
20
Sat
Ann Arbor Death Cafe @ Crazy Wisdom Bookstore Community Room
Jun 20 @ 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.

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