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Completing Advance Directives – Sunday June 30, 2 -6 pm in West Los Angeles

Learn the steps to take to prepare for a ‘good death’ and make informed choices for your green and conscious final disposition.

Relieve your loved-ones from making critical health-care and death-care decisions for you. Complete your directives today!  All documents are provided and completed, signed and witnessed in the class.

“Olivia is a consummate professional with over 15 years of experience in this field. Her knowledge and sensitivity to the subject matter is incredible. I got all of my questions answered, and came away with my Death File complete – a huge relief!  I highly recommend this workshop.”  – Helga Rose

Topics discussed:

* Choosing a Healthcare advocate

* Making informed decisions about artificial nutrition, artificial hydration, organ and body donations.

* The DNR, POLST and Dementia Provision forms – how and when to complete them

* Completing your Advance Directive for Health Care

* Choosing a Death-care advocate

* Knowing your options for after-death care – home funerals, the legalities and logistics/understanding the funeral industry

* What happens if…I die unexpectedly? In the ICU?  At Home? Abroad?

*  Final Disposition:  home funerals / direct cremation / burial / green burial /sea burial.

* Completing your Advance Directive for Death Care

* Create your Death File – what documents to include

$95  – includes all documents 

Click HERE to register. 

Address in West LA will be sent to registered participants

Film clips, stories and slides help illustrate  the many choices available to you so that you can make informed decisions and let your family know your wishes.

Price includes all documents including the Calif. Advance Health Care Directive, POLST, Dementia Provision and the Sacred Crossings Advance Death Care Directive.

Class size is limited to ensure the intimacy of the group and to enable all participants to complete the directives and have them witnessed and signed.

Workshops are offered regularly in Los Angeles, or you may invite Olivia to your home for a private session with friends and loved-ones.

Please write to: for details and to book your workshop today!

‘When the time comes to die, make sure all you have to do is die.” Walt Whitman

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The Art of Death Midwifery Certificate Training Program 2018 – Feb 16-18 and beyond, Los Angeles

Death Midwifery combines the role of death doula, spiritual counsellor, home funeral guide and celebrant providing support to the death journeyer and their family from terminal diagnosis to final disposition.
‘The Art of Death Midwifery’ is a comprehensive three-level certificate program for professional and non-professional end-of-life caregivers, and those wishing to deepen their knowledge of the dying process.

Level I
ENTER THE GRAVE: A journey into dying
February 16, 17 & 18, 2018

Level II
CONSCIOUS DYING: Preparing for a Peaceful Transition
(Pre requisite Level I)
April 13, 14 & 15, 2018

Level III
AFTER DEATH CARE: The 3-day Vigil, Home Funerals & Green Burials
(Pre requisite Level I & II)
June 8, 9 & 10, 2018
“This training far surpassed my expectations – it is deeply spiritual and the material is masterfully organized and presented. I feel prepared and peaceful about my own death now and ready to help guide others.  Incredible value! ”  – S.Kastelar
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