Collaborative Spotlight

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End-of-Life Doulas are a busy bunch, both as a collaborative and in their individual businesses. This page highlights what's happening among our members, affiliated partners, the collaborative, community & the end-of-life industry.

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We think you should know about the innovations & noteworthy developments in the end-of-life field.

"While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die." ~Leonardo da Vinci


Cindy Kaufman

CEOLC President and Co-Founder

CEOLC Spotlight

Industry Spotlight

August 2020 – Industry SpotlightGreat News for the End-of-Life Field!Washington State – First to Legalize Human Composting Washington Becomes First State to Legalize Human CompostingThe Seattle Times – May 21, 2019On Tuesday, Gov. Jay Inslee signed SB 5001, “concerning human remains,”making Washington the first state in the U.S. to legalize human composting.READ MOREFirst Human Composting

Community Spotlight

August 2020 – Community SpotlightRocky Mountain Life-Cycle CelebrantsPersonalized Ceremonies for Every Occasion Milestone MomentsRocky Mountain Life-Cycle Celebrants create ceremonies to commemorate transitions from one phase of life to the next. Whether it be bringing new life into the world, maturing into adulthood, transforming identity and gender, celebrating union and life—as we come together and when

Collaborative Spotlight

Colorado End-of-Life CollaborativeWe Are Proud to Launch COEoLCollaborative.orgThis new website is the product of a dream to unify a community of professional end-of-life (EOL) doulas who work to empower & support one another, rather than compete with each other. We are always stronger together!Not only does this dream bring EOL doulas together, it includes many

Affiliate Spotlight

August 2020 – Affiliate SpotlightLaura WalkerWeb Designer, Writer, Editor, EducatorI am a freelance writer, editor, creator of WordPress websites, and business marketing and communications consultant, specializing in strategy planning and writing; additionally, I am a flexible, quick learner and teacher who can provide other skills and talents (explore my website or ask for more info).READ

Member Spotlight

August 2020 – Member SpotlightREAD MORECindy KaufmanCEOLC President and Co-FounderHeartSpeak End-of-Life CompanioningJuly 2020(July 30, 2020 at 5:00pm MT)National End-of-Life Doula Alliance (NEDA)Member Webinar: Advocating and Educating as an End-of-Life DoulaSpeaker: Cindy KaufmanAugust 2020(August 27-29, 2020)Virtual Conference: 12th Annual Rocky Mountain Regional Elder Law RetreatCo-Sponsored by the Elder Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association &


Laura Walker, Writer

Web Designer, Writer, Editor, Educator

"Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it." ~ Haruki Murakami


Colorado End-of-Life Collaborative

NEW Website Launch - July 29, 2020

"If I'm going to die, the best way to prepare is to quiet my mind and open my heart.
If I'm going to live, the best way to prepare is to quiet my mind and open my heart." ~ Ram Dass


Rocky Mountain Life-Cycle Celebrants

This Collective of Celebrants Create Personalized Ceremonies for Every Occasion

"The human soul doesn't want to be advised or fixed or saved.
It simply wants to be witnessed–to be seen, heard, and companioned exactly as it is." ~ Parker Palmer


Washington State - First to Legalize Human Composting

Effective May 1, 2020