Theme of the Show: Loss from Suicide Guest: Bikers Against Child Abuse: Mad Dog, President of Chapter for Fraser Valley; Two Bears, President of Chapter for Vancouver, BACA Worldwide Lead Host: Mara Lees
Bikers Against Child Abuse
An organization that seeks to make a difference in the lives of our youth by empowering them to speak out, not to be afraid of the world they live in – and by doing that hopefully preventing the pain that can lead to suicide.
Theme of the Show: Living Into Dying Guest: Glen Hodges, Cemetery Manager, Mountainview Cemetery Lead Host: Abegael Fisher-Lang
Discussion of green burial and other relevant topics. Vancouver’s only cemetery is located west of Fraser St, between 31st Ave and 43rd Ave. Owned and operated by the City of Vancouver since 1886, Mountain View is made up of 106 acres of land with approximately 92,000 grave sites and 145,000 interred remains.
Theme of the Show: Keeping Vigil Guest: Ingrid Schultz, Chaplain, Menno Place Lead Host: Sharon Simpson
Menno Place is BC’s largest campus-of-care for seniors with over 700 seniors on 11 acres across from the Abbotsford Regional Hospital. Ingrid Schultz is one of the chaplains who brings spiritual support to those who request it at the end of life.
Until We Meet Again Pet Memorial Center
How do you define ‘family’? For many of us, the vision of “family” simply must include our pets. And most of us are committed to caring for these companions as well as we care for the human members of our family.
The passing of a beloved pet brings the need to make two very important decisions. The first involves letting go, where you choose pet cremation or burial–a decision which can hinge on any number of practical factors. The second involves creating the opportunity to say “goodbye” in a meaningful way.
Theme of the Show: Death Midwife Guest: Sarah Kerr, Soul Passages Lead Host: Stephen Garrett
Soul Passages I love what I do, and I bring an open-hearted practicality to it. I join my clients in some very intimate and personal experiences, and I do so with respect, humility, compassion, and awe. I offer a calm and stable presence in what are often intense emotional situations. I know when to be serious, and when laughter is the medicine that’s needed. I am deeply committed to individual and community healing.