Death Diner

Death Diner

anchor.fm/william-de-michaelis
Exploration of death, dying and grief. Working to cultivate open forums and knowledge around death and everything associated with it. Cover art photo provided by Matt Briney on Unsplash: https://unsplash.com/@mbriney


Celebrity Grief - Kobe Bryant
Feb 6 • 32 min
Donna and Will open up about how they feeling about Kobe Bryant’s passing and celebrity grief in general.
Holiday Grief and How to Deal with It
Nov 14, 2019 • 30 min
Donna and Will delve into grief around the holidays and how to cope. They share clinical and personal experience on what to do.
What should I put in my “When I die” file?
Aug 21, 2019 • 26 min
Donna and Will discuss what to put in a file for when they die. Everything from Real Estate info to Facebook login info. Be sure to take a listen to help you get started on your file.
What is hospice and how can they help?
Jul 17, 2019 • 28 min
Donna and Will discuss all hospice benefits provides their patients.
What is a “good” death?
Jun 28, 2019 • 25 min
On this episode, Donna and Will answer the question: What is a “good” death? They approach answering the question from personal and professional perspectives.
What to Bring to Your Mortuary Arrangement Meeting
May 15, 2019 • 33 min
We discuss what families should bring with them to their mortuary meeting to make sure that meeting goes smoothly and seamlessly.
Cultural Sensitivity
Apr 18, 2019 • 22 min
Donna and Will discuss the importance of cultural sensitivity for hospice and mortuary workers in helping families
The Future of Funerals
Apr 4, 2019 • 41 min
Donna and Will explore what death care will look like in the future as technology enters the industry and allows families to make arrangements from home with their phone or computer.
Episode 5 - Values Worksheet
Feb 9, 2019 • 45 min
Donna and Will talk about their priorities for end of life health care. Good food for thought questions to start a dialogue on end of life care
Episode 4 - Mindset for New Beginnings
Jan 29, 2019 • 41 min
Donna and Will discuss effective mindsets for new beginnings and how decision making should be purposeful.
Episode 3 - Dealing with grief around the Holidays
Dec 17, 2018 • 46 min
Donna and Will tackle the Holiday season as a bereaved person and how to practice self care as a caregiver.
Episode 2 - Exploring Mortuary Arrangement Options
Dec 2, 2018 • 53 min
Donna and Will discuss the value of talking about mortuary arrangements in advance of needing them and executing legal documents to make sure your end of life arrangements go smoothly.
Intro to Grief: Talking through the myths
Nov 27, 2018 • 55 min
Donna and Will explore the definition of grief and share their experiences with the bereaved. The conversation transformed into general conversations about different types of grief and how Americans grieve in 2018. Enjoy!