It's often difficult to engage in conversations about death: Will I say the wrong thing? Am I going to offend someone? Who wants to talk about that morbid stuff anyway? Green-Wood’s book club, Mortality & Me, will help make death an easier subject to talk about through compelling books that tackle this topic head on. ... Read more
There is something cathartic about working with yarn—a solace to be found in methodically creating patterns and textures with your own hands. Join Green-Wood Death Educator Gabrielle R. Gatto and artist Mary Pat Klein as they bring together creativity and contemplation with an evening of knitting and crocheting. For the March meeting of Grieving & ... Read more
In partnership with Ameriprise Financial There are two great taboos: death and money. This evening, we will tackle both! Daniel Delaney of Ameriprise Financial will present a holistic overview of what questions we should be asking ourselves and our loved ones to plan for the end of life. He will cover basic financial topics like ... Read more
The Death Cafe is a simple concept. Bring strangers together to discuss one of the great universal truths: death. With thousands of chapters in over 25 countries around the world, Death Cafes are informal gatherings that aim to “increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their lives.” There ... Read more
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