Inclusion in this list does not imply endorsement.

  • End-of-Life Planning
  • The Conversation Project: Dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for end-of-life care.
  • The Death Café: A group-directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives or themes. Their intention is “to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their finite lives.”
  • End of Life Blog: Thoughts from an M.D.: Stories about end of life situations encountered by Dr. Jim DeMaine during a 32-year practice in Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine, in which he explores the ethical issues, stresses, successes, and failures.
  • Grievers Library: Free biblio-therapy for grievers through Book Boxes located in five Seattle neighborhoods stocked with grief-related books for children, teens and adults, as well as an online Global Grievers Library catalog.  
  • The Order of the Good Death: Founded by a young mortician in 2011 and part of the positive death movement.
  • The Positive Death Movement Comes to Life: An article in The New York Times on death cafes, death doulas, “Ask a Mortician,” DeathLab—all part of a common idea: “that Western culture has become too squeamish about talking about death, and that the silence impoverishes the lives leading up to it.”
  • Speaking of Dying: A powerful short film by Trudy James with a message for seniors and others that it’s possible to learn about and discuss end of life choices before a crisis occurs.
  • The Theory of Anything: Artist Annie Huntley’s site encourages us to “explore death and grieve in ways that are unique and creative expressions of our love and loss.” Includes links to books and other resources. 
  • WeCroak: Based on a Bhutanese folk saying that to be a happy person one must contemplate death five times daily, this app sends “five invitations at randomized times to stop and think about death.” Each invitation includes a quote about death from a poet, philosopher, or notable thinker.