End-of-Life Specialist

Your Own Good Death

What is an End-of-Life-Specialist?

To be honest, it’s a title I gave myself. I specialize in advance care planning, patient literacy and advocacy, non-medical support of the dying, home funerals, and green burials. End-of-Life Specialist seemed the best way to sum that up. But, it is so much more than just a title- it is truly my calling in life.

As death and dying begin to transition out of the medical realm we are seeing many changes in the way our culture treats people at the end of life, including caring for dying loved ones at home and caring for the bodies of our loved ones ourselves after they have died. Along with these changes come an increased willingness to think about, talk about, and even plan the way we would like to die when the time comes.  People gather in Death Cafes, have Death over Dinner, and…

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About Sue Rosenbloom, M.A., C.T.

Thanatologist: Loss and Grief Coach - My blog is for educational purposes only. I am not a licensed professional counselor - Bachelor of Arts in Human Studies - Marylhurst University (2007)- Certificate in Thanatology - Hood College (2008) Master of Arts in Thanatology - Hood College (2009) Certificate in Thanatology - The-Association for Death Education and Counseling (The highest level of loss and grief education). * Hospice, Alzheimers and Senior's Advocate * Former first responder for Trauma Intervention Program, Inc. (TIP) * Hospice and Bereavement Volunteer for Providence Hospice Bereavement Program * Association for Death Education and Counseling Member * National Alliance for Bereavement of Children * Hood College Thanatology Association * American Group Psychotherapy Association * Marylhurst Gerontolgy Association * Oregon Gerontology Association * Hospice, Loss, Grief and Bereavement Researcher * Creative Writer
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