End-of-Life University
End-of-Life University
Karen Wyatt MD
Dr. Karen Wyatt, hospice physician and author of "What Really Matters," interviews experts on all aspects of the end-of-life, including: caring for the dying, funeral and burial practices, planning for the end-of-life, conscious dying, grief and loss, caregiver support, afterlife, death and the arts, and community initiatives to improve end-of-life care. Access more interviews at www.eoluniversity.com
Ep. 275  Training Caregivers to Meet the Needs of a Loved One with Roz Jones
Learn how and why we need to train many more family and paid caregivers to meet the needs of our aging population, especially during COVID-19. My guest Roz Jones is the founder of Jacksonville’s Best Caregivers, an organization in Jacksonville FL that provides short and long term caregivers for facilities and families. She is also… Continue reading Ep. 275 Training Caregivers to Meet the Needs of a Loved One with Roz Jones
Nov 30
Bonus Episode: The Little Moments of Grace – A Story
For this Thanksgiving holiday enjoy a brief story about Grace and how it meets us where we are! Listen here: Featured Poem: Being Home by Gunilla Norris Many times today I will cross over a threshold.  I hope I will catch a few of those times. I need to remember that my life is, in… Continue reading Bonus Episode: The Little Moments of Grace – A Story
Nov 26
Ep. 274  Self-Care for the Holidays During COVID-19
Learn some practical ideas for self-care and creative ways to find meaning in the holidays during this stressful time of COVID-19. In this solo episode I share some thoughts about we need to care for ourselves to prevent burnout during this holiday season and some ideas for reimagining our celebrations as we cope with COVID-19.… Continue reading Ep. 274 Self-Care for the Holidays During COVID-19
Nov 23
Ep. 273  The Benefits of Psychedelics for End-of-Life Patients with Ira Byock MD
Learn about new research using psychedelic medications to help patients at the end of life with depression and anxiety. My guest Dr. Ira Byock is a leading palliative care physician, author and public advocate for improving care through the end of life. In this discussion he shares important information about psychedelic medications and the benefits… Continue reading Ep. 273 The Benefits of Psychedelics for End-of-Life Patients with Ira Byock MD
Nov 16
Special Episode: Vigil for Embracing Our Enemies with Love
On the ninth of each month we have been called to hold space in our communities on life, death and transformation by ObservetheNinth.org. Today’s vigil will hold space for love and compassion for all of humankind and for the planet itself. May it bring you peace and comfort. For Lost Friends by John O’Donohue   As… Continue reading Special Episode: Vigil for Embracing Our Enemies with Love
Nov 9
Ep. 272 The Power of Suffering: Growing Through Life Crises with David Roland
Learn how it’s possible to experience growth and transformation through all types of suffering and trauma in life. My guest David Roland is a clinical psychologist and the author of the book The Power of Suffering: Growing through life crises, which draws together the real life stories of 11 people who survived crises and grew… Continue reading Ep. 272 The Power of Suffering: Growing Through Life Crises with David Roland
Nov 9
Ep. 271  A Month of Gratitude to Bring Light to the Darkness
Learn how a gratitude practice can change your brain and your life for the better according to research. In this solo episode I share some of the impressive research that has been conducted about the benefits of practicing gratitude on a regular basis. As we continue to face uncertainty, loss, grief, polarization, inequality and divisiveness… Continue reading Ep. 271 A Month of Gratitude to Bring Light to the Darkness
Nov 2
Ep. 270  Sustainable Business Skills for the Death-Positive Movement with Kimberly King Wise
Learn why workers in the end-of-life field can benefit from basic business skills whether they practice in a volunteer or for-profit model. My guest Kimberly King Wise is a certified End-of-Life Doula and Home Funeral Guide and also has years of experience as a business manager and virtual assistant. She discusses how business knowledge and… Continue reading Ep. 270 Sustainable Business Skills for the Death-Positive Movement with Kimberly King Wise
Oct 26
Ep. 269  Disenfranchised Grief and Sacred Rituals for Healing with Joél Simone Anthony
Learn how to restore sacredness to grief and embrace those who are often excluded from the shared grief experience. My guest Joél Simone Anthony is a licensed funeral director and sacred grief practitioner in Atlanta, Georgia. She utilizes spirituality that is deeply rooted in ancient wisdom in her work guiding families toward healing after a… Continue reading Ep. 269 Disenfranchised Grief and Sacred Rituals for Healing with Joél Simone Anthony
Oct 19
Ep. 268  Death Nesting: Bringing Together Ancient and Modern Death Care with Anne-Marie Keppel
Learn how to utilize ancient techniques in caring for the dying in this modern world. My guest Anne-Marie Keppel is a death doula and home funeral guide who will share with us some of the ancient techniques of death care that she utilizes in her work as a community death care provider. She is the… Continue reading Ep. 268 Death Nesting: Bringing Together Ancient and Modern Death Care with Anne-Marie Keppel
Oct 12
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