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End of Life

How To Keep Someone Alive In Your Heart

By Jane Duncan Rogers / February 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Just because someone dies, does not mean you forget them – on the contrary they stay alive in your heart for as long as you want or need them to. That’s what was happening last week when I attended a charity evening run by Moray Business Women, the local networking club to which I belong.…

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Conscious Living, Conscious Dying

By Jane Duncan Rogers / October 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

I’m delighted to announce I’ll be taking part as a panelist in Conscious Living, Conscious Dying – a series of live panel discussions about life and death from October 24th – November 21st 2018. I was privileged to have Heidi Hornlein and Mark Davenport, who started the Wisdom Factory, on one of the BIG Method…

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Kindred Spirit Magazine Article

By Jane Duncan Rogers / September 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

You can read my personal account of grief and its unusual aftermath in the Sept/Oct 2018 edition of Kindred Spirit Magazine, out now.

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Positive Aspects Of Preparing For Death

By Jane Duncan Rogers / August 21, 2018 / 0 Comments

Today, I’m sharing an interview on Silver Tent Radio with Debra Sofia Magdalene. Listen in if you want to hear: about whether your body is useful, or harmful, in organ donation what living wakes are what death cleaning is and when to start and much more! Click here to listen Silver Tent Radio Show Host…

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3 tips on how to talk with someone who is dying

By Jane Duncan Rogers / July 11, 2018 / 4 Comments

Sylvia was becoming more and more frail. It was clear that, though in good spirits, her body was nearing the end of her life. She kept having visits to hospital, and had recently had a fall which had precipitated one of these. But how on earth do we talk with someone who is dying? If…

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Before I Go - the cover of the book

Seven Reasons To Bother Doing an End of Life Plan

By Jane Duncan Rogers / June 13, 2018 / 1 Comment

1. You fall ill or have an accident, having assumed that your next of kin will be able to take care of you. The term next of kin often means your nearest blood relative. In the case of a married couple or a civil partnership it usually means their husband or wife. However, it is…

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Before I Go - the cover of the book

Why Bother Doing An End Of Life Plan?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / June 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Let’s face it, there is never going to be a good time to address anything to do with dying, death or grief. When you’re fit and healthy, the last thing on your mind is the end of your life. However, this is actually the very time to take your head out of the sand and…

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What Is a ‘Good Death’? – 5 Contributing Factors

By Jane Duncan Rogers / May 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

My husband was lying in the hospital bed. Drains, tubes, and a catheter were connected to him in various ways. The constant beep-beep of the machine next to him was irritating beyond description, particularly at night-time. We’d been told there was nothing more they could do, and by this time he was too weak to…

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7 Practical Ways To Set Yourself Up For A Good Death

By Jane Duncan Rogers / May 2, 2018 / 1 Comment

I never thought about death much, other than as a concept, until my husband was diagnosed with cancer in 2010. Then it made its entrance with a bang. Even though he was 65, it felt far too young to be contemplating death. We learnt a lot about each other, about life, and about death in…

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3 Things to Do When You’re Afraid Of Your Spouse Dying First

By Jane Duncan Rogers / April 11, 2018 / 16 Comments

It was my greatest fear. Having had no children, the thought of my husband dying first and me being left alone in the world was something I simply couldn’t bear. Even if I had had children, the idea of my best friend, lover, business partner and companion leaving me behind was unbearable. So I didn’t…

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