While dying is a physical, emotional and spiritual experience for patient and family, there are also a number of practical considerations that play a huge role in how peacefully the end of life unfolds. My guest, attorney and certified death midwife Alua Arthur, has built her career on helping people navigate the unexpected legal and financial challenges that arise after death and teaches how to be better prepared for the end of life.
In this interview you will learn:
How Alua went from being an attorney to a death midwife
How her legal background helps her current work
The most common unexpected challenges for family members at the end of life
How to get comfortable with needing help from others
What to do now to prepare for the unexpected and "go with grace"
Alua Arthur is the Founder and Executive Director of Going with Grace, an end of life planning and support organization. As a certified death midwife and attorney Alua is able to focus on her clients' practical and emotional needs while giving them the space to contemplate the end of life. She has created and facilitated dozens of unique workshops to explore topics in end of life planning and inspired living and is the author of the Going with Grace Guide to Completion: The First 10 Steps in Completing the Affairs of Your Loved One's Life.