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Death and dying

Death is the irreversible end of all vital functions, and dying is the final stage of life. Throughout the world, every culture, religion, and society has its own rituals, beliefs, and practices around death and dying. By exploring death and dying in greater detail, we grow more comfortable with our own mortality.

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15 Must-Read Books About Heaven for Adults or Families

By Amy Wolkenhauer, BA in English/Creative Writing

The Japanese Art of Kusozu Explained

By Sam Tetrault, BA in English

What Does It Mean to Rally Before Death?

By Amanda Lambert, MS, CMC, ALCP

List of 14 Popular Birth & Death Doula Websites

By Natasha Weiss, BA in Psychology

17 Famous Art Pieces About Death, Dying & Grief

By Sherrie Johnson, BA in Liberal Studies

What’s a Death Notice? Definition + Examples

By Sam Tetrault, BA in English

What Happens When Someone Dies in a Nursing Home?

By Amanda Lambert, MS, CMC, ALCP

List of 14 Death With Dignity Pros and Cons

By Amanda Lambert, MS, CMC, ALCP

18 Different Ways to Say 'Deceased' or 'Died'

By Joe Oliveto, BA in English

Everything You Need to Know About Eternal Oblivion

By Dr. Alejandra Vasquez, JD, CT

Death Doula Resources

By Marielle A. Cuison, PE