Announcing death on social media

So much of our lives is shared through social media. We post cheerful news about engagements, births, anniversaries, job promotions, and new homes. But death is different. Death is a solemn occasion, and an emotional one. However, social media can be a way to let people know the sad news and can be an efficient…

End-of-Life Doula

Doulas are helpers. The word “doula” comes from the Greek, where it means, roughly, “female helper” or “woman who serves.” In 1973, the word was first used to refer to someone who helps and supports women through and after childbirth. But now the concept of the doula has been expanded. Instead of having doulas only…