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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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What Do Christian Scientists Think About Death or Funerals?

By Sherrie Johnson, BA in Liberal Studies

How Do Aging Adults Know When They’re Dying?

By Dr. Alejandra Vasquez, JD, CT

What’s the Meaning of ‘Smelling Death?’

By Dr. Alejandra Vasquez, JD, CT

How to Deal With Existential Dread: 9 Tips

By Dr. Alejandra Vasquez, JD, CT

24 Funny Jokes for Morticians or Funeral Directors

By Amy Wolkenhauer, BA in English/Creative Writing

What Does It Really Mean to 'Die of Old Age?'

By Dr. Alejandra Vasquez, JD, CT