Resources

Books and Other Resources-WSC

DVD’s

PBS Documentary on Home Funerals DVD: A Family Undertaking

After Death Home Care
18-minute DVD about Home Funeral and Green Burial
Great for introducing the topic to your family and friends by
Merilynne Rush, Home Funeral Guide
$10 (includes shipping) www.AfterDeathHomeCare.com

Books

Albom, Mitch; Tuesdays with Morrie.
Anderson, Megory; Sacred Dying.
Carlson, Lisa; Caring for the Dead, Your Final Act of Love.
Crossings; Resource Guide: A Manual for Home Funeral Care
Groves, Richard; The American Book of Living and Dying
Lyons, Jerri; Preplanning for a Home or Family-Directed Funeral.

Morgan, Ernest; Dealing Creatively with Death: Manual of Death Education and Simple Burial.
Poer, Nancy; Living Into Dying: A Journal of Spiritual and Practical Deathcare for Family and Community.
Starhawk; The Pagan Book of Living and Dying.
Undertaken with Love – A home funeral guide for congregations and communities
Wiskind, Julie & Spiegel, Richard; Coming to Rest: Guide to Caring for Our Own Dead.
York, Sarah; Remembering Well: Rituals for Celebrating Life and Mourning Death.

On the Web….

Conservation Cemetery – www.naturallegacies.org
Crossings: Caring for our own at death - www.crossings.net
Final Passages – www.finalpassages.org
Green Burials – www.forestofmemories.org; www.cemetarygroup.org
Hospice Foundation of America – www.hospicefoundation.org
Natural Burial Cooperative – www.naturalburial.ca
The Funeral Consumers Alliance – www.funerals.org
Thresholds: Home and family directed funerals – www.thresholds.us

Dying Consciously- The Greatest Journey http://www.dyingconsciously.org

Undertaken with Love – A home funeral guide for congregations and communities

Crossings Care Circle – Home Funerals for Texas families

Threshold Choir -  ”We sing at the besides of people who are dying.”  Local chapters in over 110 locations worldwide.