The Andy Social Podcast is weekly podcast hosted by Australian musician, Andy Dowling. The podcast highlights people from a vast number of backgrounds, interests and professions. Here I talk to Andy about death in Australia, how we can do better and what innovations are on the not to distant horizon that will change our grief experiences.
The American National Home Funeral Alliance have been promoting and educating people about home funerals for a very long time. In this podcast they endeavour to bring peoples stories to life. I was lucky enough to be invited to tell my story of how we brought home and cared for my grandmother when she died.
In 2019 the Australian Choice Magazine published a four part series of articles lifting the lid on funeral home, practices and they also looked at alternative options. I was please to provide information for the series and give an interview for the fourth article.
There is a greater push in Tasmania for environmentally sustainable options in death and this article explores what is available.
There is a rise in the role of End of Life Doulas across Australia and in this article we look at how Doulas are changing the experience of dying and death.