Workshop

Home Funeral Workshop

When: Sun., Nov. 20, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 2016

@ Center for the Childbearing Year, 722 Brooks St., Ann Arbor, MI
Home funeral and green burial represent a return to natural, simple and personal methods of honoring and caring for our dead. A home funeral can bring healing and comfort to friends and family and is a normal extension of hospice care at home. Participants will learn: -Current funeral practices in the U.S. -How to care for the body at home after death -Creating sacred space and funeral ceremony or ritual -Legal and cost considerations -How to locate and work with a funeral director -Special circumstances -Green Burial (What is it and where is it available?) -The importance of planning ahead

Price: $185; $165 before Oct. 21