Here are five links to some intelligent insights about why we should learn to be more comfortable with talking about death, before it happens.
Dying Matters ‘Let’s Talk About It’. 14 podcasts from the charity Hospice UK. It’s talking to people who do talk about death. Thoughtful and informative.
Simon Evans Goes to Market – Death BBC Radio 4 programme – Laugh out loud at the economics of death
‘We need to Talk about Death’ Joan Bakewell 9 episodes. Another BBC Radio 4 programme. Informative. This explores choices open to us.
At a Death Cafe people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death. It is a Social Franchise.
Michell Knox talks with straightforward gentle humour about why you should ‘take ownership of your finale’
If you have been asked to be someone’s executor, the Verat Executor app can help you hold conversations with the will writer. It is a place where you can store the information you may need when carrying out your role. If the will writer shares information about themselves before they die, it will make your life as an executor easier and less likely to make a mistake.