Death over Drinks
Wednesday June 20, 5:30pm – 7pm
Hospice Help Foundation joins forces with Laura Cleminson, founder of the Pre-Dead Social Club, to offer Seacoast residents a chance to gather with others and participate in a unique, lively, and informal die-alogue about all things death related. Join us over a draft of your favorite brew at the Jimmy Lapanza Lounge.
Saturday June 24, 9:30am – 11am
Come join us at the beautiful Carey Cottage for a socially distanced Death Cafe where attendees can drink coffee, eat cake, and discuss your inevitable demise!
Recordings of Past Events:
Watch the new recording of Going Out Green: Eco-friendly Burials and Funerals, by Lee Webster of New Hampshire Funeral Resources, Education and Advocacy, which took place on April 12, 2023. In this presentation that is packed with great stories and resources, Lee shares all you need to know about green burials, home funerals, and all other final arrangements that are available these days, as well as their environmental impacts.
Panel Discussion: A Good Death
Featuring HHF Board of Director member Michele Lovell, Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner; Rebecca Brown, founding director of the New Hampshire Alliance for End of Life Options (NHAELO); Sandy Lafleur, member of Threshold Care, end of life doula, and musician; and Mary Elizabeth McCue, former hospital chaplain and certified spiritual director now working as an End of Life and Grief Coach.
Panel Discussion: Grief and Loss During COVID
This panel was held on September 22, 2021 and panelists included Pat Coughlin, a hospice social worker and Death Doula; Jeff Pelkey, funeral home director and public safety chaplain; and Carol Schoneberg, hospice educator and grief counselor. Anne McSally, retired pediatrician and Hospice Help Foundation President, facilitated the discussion. They reflect on their experiences, and share insights about what new ways to connect during loss may remain with us going forward.
Click here to read an interview with Carol Schoneberg, hospice educator and grief counselor.
Click here to learn more about the global movement involving Death Cafes.