Websites addressing death:
“Five Wishes helps you express how you want to be treated if you are seriously ill and unable to speak for yourself. It deals with all of a person's needs: medical, personal, emotional and spiritual.”
Before I Go You Should Know
Developed by the Funeral Consumers Alliance, this is a place to record your wishes as to funeral or memorial ... Get it all in order, and then be sure to tell others where you put it.
This nonprofit organization is committed to helping have the best death possible… offering free consultation, planning resources, referrals and guidance, and…working to protect and expand options at the end of life.
“The Conversation Project is dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for end-of-life care.”
The Dying Project begun by Ram Dass serves and trains people to create spiritual environments for dying.
“To help ensure that all of us – and the people we care for – can end our lives in the same purposeful way we lived them.”
GeriPal (from Geriatrics and Palliative care) a blog forum for discourse, recent news and research, and freethinking commentary.
After her husband died unexpectedly, Chanel Roberts had to deal with finding passwords, accounts, and myriad details of her husband’s affairs. She offers a straightforward guide to help avoid the stress.
Go Wish provides an easy, entertaining way to talk about what is most important. The cards help find words to talk about what is important if one were to be living a life that may be shortened by serious illness.
Promotes healing of body, mind, and spirit inspired and motivated by the preciousness of human life and by the fact that we will all die, we do not know when.
“The Order is about making death a part of your life….Accepting that death itself is natural, but the death anxiety of modern culture is not.”
Founded in 2005 by Drew Rosielle, MD to track palliative care articles from various journals, the blog also reviews media coverage of hospice and palliative care issues.
Designed to help people and their loved ones prepare for medical decision making.
Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel blog about compassionate end-of-life care and the hospice movement.
A “contemporary resource for those who wish to celebrate memory and personalize the end-of-life.”
"Plan the funeral you've lived for: Plan your funeral * Leave letters for loved ones *Note where important things are located *Share stories and memories * Upload favorite photos * Write your obituary * Design your own memorial marker"
Dying Matters is a coalition of individual and organisational members across England and Wales, which aims to help people talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and to make plans for the end of life.
The Leaving Well Coalition exists to ensure every person in Utah has the opportunity to live well to the end of life by sharing the conversation about their values, making their wishes known and receiving the end-of-life care they desire.
This comprehensive resource includes information on methods to commit suicide, statistical information, and resources for assistance alleviating depression.