Education
ABODE Book Club and Study Group

ABODE Book Club and Study Group

We’ll be reading the book that helped influence ABODE’s beginnings: Being with Dying by Joan Halifax. The group meets 6:30-7:30 p.m. via Zoom, the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month, starting Jan. 12.

read more
ABODE Academy 2

ABODE Academy 2

Our six-week program is set for 6:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 14 and meets each Thursday through Feb. 18. Topics include talking about death, planning your own funeral – and helping your loved ones do the same, Advance Directives, wills, alternatives to burials, green burials and the benefits of partnering with a death doula. More details to come!

read more
Peg Armstrong – Understanding Grief

Peg Armstrong – Understanding Grief

Grief is the problem. Grieving is the solution. In this presentation, Peg Armstrong shares a very real and honest look at the grieving process and how some cultures are far more comfortable understanding and working through their grief than others. Shock, anger,...

read more
ABODE Academy

ABODE Academy

Whether you’re interested in learning more about death and dying, you’re in the hospice field and want to partner with us or you’re already an ABODE volunteer – or considering volunteering – watching our ABODE Academy videos is a wonderful way to become acquainted (or reacquainted) with ABODE and all we do – and how we can support one another’s success.

read more
How to BE with Someone Who is Dying: An Intimate Interview with Peg Armstrong and Mary Denmen

How to BE with Someone Who is Dying: An Intimate Interview with Peg Armstrong and Mary Denmen

There is often no end-of-life care training. For some, terminal illness provides a transformational time of increased self awareness around spiritual or faith-based questions. But it also raises practical considerations such as how to talk to children, the impact of dementia, how to make informed choices about end-of-life care and how to care for the caregivers.

In this exceptional video, Peg Armstrong offers insights on 31 topics that arise frequently during the transition process – the time between making a decision to stop medical treatment and when death actually occurs.

read more
Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers classes help caregivers take better care of themselves while caring for a friend or relative. Join us and learn the tools and strategies that will help you better handle the unique caregiver challenges you face.

read more