Death Cafés: Death Doulas and Family Communication
AbstractThe Death Café is part of the Death Positive movement, and as such, is uniquely positioned to bring the dialogue about death and dying to the public. Participants in a Death Café typically have two different perspectives. Some participants have not experienced death in their family and friends’ circle and wish to converse with others about their beliefs on death and dying. Others are those who have experienced death somewhere in their circle of friends and families. One of goals of the Death Café facilitators is to help attendees reconcile their family narratives regarding death using the broader lens of the Death Café. Using the insights provided by interviews from 15 Death Café facilitators, this manuscript discusses the role of the Death Café facilitators as the death doulas of family communication. View Full-Text
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Baldwin, P.K. Death Cafés: Death Doulas and Family Communication. Behav. Sci. 2017, 7, 26.
Baldwin PK. Death Cafés: Death Doulas and Family Communication. Behavioral Sciences. 2017; 7(2):26.Chicago/Turabian Style
Baldwin, Paula K. 2017. "Death Cafés: Death Doulas and Family Communication." Behav. Sci. 7, no. 2: 26.
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