ADEC Connects Interview

ADEC Connects is one of the member benefits of belonging to the Association for Death Education and Counseling.  Each issue keeps members informed about upcoming events and conference highlights, news […]

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Thanks for Everything

My field is working with death and grief. “Isn’t it morbid?,” people ask at parties. “Aren’t you sad all the time?” All the time, no. When I’m living through a […]

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I Want My Way Week

Why should you think about getting your way? And why did I put it in all caps? It sounds like I’m yelling. Or at least speaking assertively. I guess I […]

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Your Own Breath

When you ask most people how they want to die, they say Just don’t keep me alive on life support; I don’t want to be a vegetable. Vegetables are offended. (and it’s […]

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What is a Thanatologist?

Have you ever wondered – what is a Thanatologist? A Thanatologist (from Thanos, the Greek word for death) is an academic student of dying, death and grief and their effects […]

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