The Business of Dying

May 11, 2018

Segment 1: Dr. Nikkalynn DeLaurentis, a Palliative Medicine Specialist from Goals of Care, joins Tim and Barbara to talk about palliative care and hospice care.

Hospice & Palliative Care

Segment 2: Barbara and Tim talk to John Smith, owner of Smith Family Funeral & Cremation Services, about sensitive issues related to funerals.

Funeral Planning

Segment 3: John Christian Phifer, Executive Director of Larkspur Conservation, joins Tim and Barbara to discuss alternatives to traditional burial.

Natural Burial - Larkspur Conservation

Segment 4: Mollie Lacher, owner of Sunny Care Services, talks to Tim and Barbara about the business of making final arrangements after a loved one dies, such as closing accounts, stopping utility services, and more.

Wrapping Up Final Affairs

Segment 5: Tim and Barbara continue the discussion about palliative and hospice care with Dr. Nikkalynn DeLaurentis, a Palliative Medicine Specialist from Goals of Care.

Organ & Tissue Donation

Resources

Learn more about concepts, organizations, and information mentioned in the show.

Goals of Care
931.444.5494

Smith Family Funeral & Cremation Services, LLC
www.smithfamilyfcs.com
615.900.3083

Larkspur Conservation 501c3
www.LarkspurConservation.org
(615)854-0010

Sunny Care Services
www.sunnycareservices.com
615.358.8520

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