Dying to Know Day

July 28, 2014

Did You Know?

 

Our Death Cafe Oxford is excited to be part of this inspiring event to increase death literacy worldwide. Our objective is 'to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their finite lives. We hope you can join us and share your story , thoughts and experiences about life and death in the storyteller's cafe, Barefoot Books, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED  on August 7th 6pm to 8pm. 

 

 For more information about the Death Cafe Oxford go to www.deathcafe.com or

www.facebook.com/deathcafeoxford

 


 Dying to Know Day

 

http://prezi.com/9h4xjjlufxaj/media-release-national-day-of-action-challenges-the-taboo-of-death/

 

"Opening up conversations and sharing information demystifies death and the dying process. On August 8th if you can’t get to an event we are inviting everyone to take personal action such as rewriting/writing your will and researching end of life care"

"Whatever our age or stage of life, a bit of planning and research can go a long way toward demystifying death and the dying process." 


Dying To Know Day asks everyone to:

develop their death literacy 
make end of life plans such as a Will and Advance Care Plan
share these wishes with your family and loved ones 
get informed about end of life and death care options such as dying at home, home and community led funerals and natural burial
be better equipped to support family and friends experiencing death, dying and bereavement.
 

"Dying to Know Day is 
about getting together with 
people we care about, 
sharing our hopes and fears 
and growing our understanding 
of death in order to live more fully. 
Let's not wait until it's too late 
to have meaningful conversations. 
D2K Day is our golden ticket to talking about death"
The GroundSwell Project is an organisation that exists to change the response to death from avoidance to deep engagement and social action. 

Go to www.dyingtoknowday.org for more details

If you are a journalist seeking comment from our Ambassadors, event holders or more information on Dying To Know Day please contact 
Kerrie Noonan 0439040499. 
Kerrie@thegroundswellproject.com
www.thegroundswellproject.com
Want the paper version of this media release?
Here you go: http://bit.ly/1ow8pbB
D2KDay Launch 2013
NSW
: Rozelle, Erina, Gosford, Charlestown, Umina, Toronto, East Gosford, Port Macquarie, Woy Woy, Narooma, Tyagarah, Dungog, Byron Bay, Mullumbimby, Cobargo, Gerringong, Morisset, Mittagong, 
ACT
: Canberra
VICTORIA
: Carnegie, Daylesford, Mordiallioc, Woodend, Kyneton, Fairfield, Olivia Newton John Cancer and Wellness Centre Heidelberg, Portland, Melbourne, Richmond
QLD
: Mt Gravatt
SA
: Gawler, Barossa Valley
TAS
: Hobart, Ulverstone (x2), Devonport Gardens
WA
: Applecross, Mt Hawthorn, Mundaring
Rest of the World
: Summertown, Oxford, UK!!

 

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