My calling is helping people be less afraid of death. By helping them to provide their loved ones with a planned and funded funeral or memorial service, they create a path for bereavement, long before it’s need. Truly, I help people live a better, more meaningful life.
A seasoned speaker, I bring deep experience in death care to a broad range of audiences around the country, sharing insights and approaches on how to have those difficult conversations and how to address sensitive issues.…
Tawnya offers presentations and workshops on topics that include but are not limited to:
- Home Funerals & Community Death Care (law, logistics, ritual, & more)
- Medical Aid in Dying
- Voluntary Stopping of Eating & Drinking
- Eulogy & Obituary Writing
- Eco-Friendly Options in Death
- Grief in the Workplace
- Disenfranchised Grief
- Suicidal Ideation
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Kerry Arquette is an experienced speaker well known for her ability to craft talks for a wide range of audiences. She has been featured at the National Mensa Convention, on national podcasts, and for students in high school through university. Kerry, a certified death doula, holds a M.S. in Criminology. She looks for opportunities to talk about the work of end-of-life midwives, and a process of systematically preparing for death emotionally, spiritually, and physically.…
End-of-Life Doula, CEOLC First Vice-President & Co-Founder
My passion is to help create unique, one-of-a kind tributes for those who wish to leave a legacy of their personal values, beliefs, blessings, and advice to future generations. My specialty is Living Celebration of Life Memorials, also known as Living Funerals, Living Wakes… The Celebration of a Lifetime. I look forward to hearing your life story!
Every funeral service should reflect the unique individual being remembered. At Feldman’s, we celebrate these special lives with meaningful services and appropriate arrangements that respect the customs and traditions of the diverse Denver communities we serve.
Feldman’s is built on the belief that honoring and remembering your loved ones is a unique and individual experience.…
Tawnya is a Home Funeral Guide, Life-Cycle Celebrant & Grief Companion. She offers home funeral education and support, custom ceremonies across the life-cycle with an emphasis in death and dying, and bereavement support.
Home funerals are when the bereaved choose to tend to the decedent themselves and/or hold a home vigil/viewing/wake with the decedent in the privacy of their own home or space.…
Sara E. Stewart
As people go from home health care, to nursing homes to hospice, advanced care planning documentation completions increase. In 2020, Advanced Directive completions among black patients increased by 41 percent, yet this number is still less than non-persons of color. My speaking addresses this disparity and works to align end-of-life care preferences and documentation for all people.…
Sara E. Stewart
End-of-Life Doula, Yoga Teacher, Meditation Guide & Officiant
It is simple… what do you do to live YOUR best life? Regardless of any condition or diagnoses, are you living the fullness of your true authentic self? It is a remarkably interesting dichotomy to be happy and/or content, until the very last breath.
End-of-Life Midwife, CEOLC Secretary and Co-Founder
My mission is to be a strong and steady presence for the dying and their families. If you or a loved one is in the active dying process and seeking support, contact me. I will do all I can to help in the months, weeks, days, and hours that lead up to the event.