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                                   Opening The Heart Of Western Medicine



LISTEN NOW: Care of the Body After Death with Olivia Bareham and Music Thanatology with Catharine DeLong

Posted by Karen M. Wyatt on December 3, 2018 at 4:45 AM

Learn about the work of two faculty members from the Art of Dying Institute's Integrative Thanatology Certificate Program.

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Olivia Bareham is a certified Death Midwife, Home Funeral Guide and Celebrant who recently an alternative funeral home owned and operated entirely by death midwives offering natural, sacred alternatives to traditional funeral home practices.

You will learn:

  • Why it's important for us to know how to care for loved ones after death
  • The necessary steps of after-death care
  • The benefits of a home funeral
  • How to conduct a 3-day home vigil after a death
  • How this workshop fits into the curriculum for the Integrative Thanatology Certificate Program

Olivia's Website:

Learn more about the Integrative Thanatology Certificate Program at the NY Open Center:

NOW AVAILABLE for listening at this link:

Catharine DeLong is a Contemplative and Music Thanatologist in New York City where she performs bedside music vigils for patients in hospice as well as late-stage breast cancer patients. She is the current facilitator and a faculty member for the Integrative Thanatology Certificate of the New York Open Center's Art of Dying Institute.

You will learn:
  • What is “music thanatology”
  • The benefits of music thanatology for dying patients and their loved ones
  • How to use music in end-of-life situations when a music thanatologist is not available
  • The structure of the Integrative Thanatology Certificate Program offered by the Art of Dying Institute at the New York Open Center
  • Who the certificate program is for
  • Faculty members who will be teaching in 2019

Catharine's website:

Categories: Death Midwifery, Funeral and Burial Options, Creative Arts