It’s Just Stuff…or is it?

As a member of MNDC (Minnesota Death Collaborative, a group of end of life professionals), I had the opportunity to hear a professional organizer, Su-Yoon Ko recently. Su-Yoon discussed the clutter in our own lives, lives of those facing death, and our loved ones who died leaving behind their legacy of ‘stuff’. For some, clutterContinue reading “It’s Just Stuff…or is it?”

Who Will Be Your Voice?

I checked into a large hospital recently for major knee surgery. The Admissions clerk asked if I had an Advance Directive. Doesn’t everyone? (Sadly, the answer is ‘no’.). I gave her the pages to scan into my electronic record and felt confident that if something dramatic should happen, I had all my bases covered. DidContinue reading “Who Will Be Your Voice?”

Welcome to Adeste LLC

CELEBRATING LIFE AND HONORING DEATH Welcome to Adeste. I am Susan Lawrence, a trained end of life doula. By definition, an EOL doula is available to attend (adeste) to someone. I attend to the dying person and their caregivers in a non-medical role. How can I, as your doula, help you celebrate your life and honor death? That isContinue reading “Welcome to Adeste LLC”