Tag: death cafe

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Want to build your brand? Try sponsoring a Death Cafe

I visited Baltimore and attended the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) convention earlier this month.  In earlier blog posts I’ve told you some overriding impressions that I had from that experience. . . and I told you I would be bringing you, in greater detail, some of my thoughts and observations. One of the phenomena that I see trending is what is termed as the “Death Positive” movement.  I think the Death Positive philosophy has been around for over a […]

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Does Your Community have a Death Cafe?

The idea of a “Death Cafe” is somewhat new according to this article from Pennsylvania.  It’s not what you might think and this one was started by funeral director Carolyn Fletcher about three years ago in the Pittsburgh area.  According to the article the concept started in 2011 in England and there are now regularly scheduled Death Cafes in about 60 countries. Death Cafes can be held in funeral homes but don’t have to be and what they do is […]