Additional Resources & Videos

Dr. Ron Wolfsohn (2017)

Dr. Steven Pantilat (2017)

Rabbi Mel Gottlieb (2017)


Alison Killing:
There's a better way to die, and architecture can help.


After life-shattering loss, Sheryl Sandberg reaches out to others in grief
PBS Newshour Interview
April 24, 2017

As Funeral Crowdfunding Grows, So Do the Risks
Laura M. Holson
The New York Times
June 5, 2018

Being Mortal Medicine and What Matters in the End
By Atul Gawande

Candy Chang posed the question to a New Orleans neighborhood
Before I die I want to…

Caring Bridge
To amplify the love, hope and compassion in the world, making each health journey easier.

Coming Full Circle, Doulas Cradle The Dying
Kaiser Health News
Bruce Horovitz
April 10, 2017

Death Apps – The Guardian
Death apps promise to help people curate their afterlives.
March 8, 2016

Death Café Affirms Life & Serves Cookies

Donate Life California
Organ & Tissue Donor Registry

Final Words Project
Final Words Live On to heal and teach us

Flitting Through Eternity
UC Riverside Magazine
April 7, 2016

Jewish Mourning: An Introductory Guide
A collection of animated video shorts to learn about Jewish Mourning practices, rituals and customs like sitting shiva and saying the mourners Kaddish.

How Caring for a Dying Husband Made Life Worth Living
Tracy Grant
PBS Newshour
September 27, 2016

I Know You Love Me – Now Let Me Die
Louis M. Profeta MD

Jewish Mourning Explained

Judy MacDonald Johnson: Prepare for a good end of life.

living on earth®
PRI's Environmental News Magazine
Broadcast 10/30/15:
Greening Death
The Living and Dead in Good Company

Lotsa Helping Hands
Create Community – Organize support for a loved one.

New York Times Sunday Book Review – February 8, 2016
'The Good Death,' 'When Breath Becomes Air' and More

pdf On Death and Dying
Reflections on End of Life from Local Religious Leaders

This article originally appeared in San Francisco Medicine, the journal of the San Francisco Medical Society. For more information visit

An on-line advance care planning tool

Rainbow Bridge
Rainbow Bridge is a Grief Support Community for those who are hurting from the death of a beloved pet.

pdf San Francisco Palliative & Supportive Care Resource Directory
San Francisco Palliative Care Task Force
October 2014

TED Talk: Sarah Gray
How my Son's Short Life Made a Lasting Difference

Thoughts in Passing
Claudia Bicen, artist

pdf Up Close:
A Field Guide to Community-Based Palliative Care in California

California HealthCare Foundation
September 2014

Values Underlying Jewish End of Life Traditions
With Rabbi Me'irah Iliinsky

What happens when a city runs out of room for its dead.

You’re Going to Die
Monthly Open Mic: Poetry, Prose & Everything Goes…