Services

We offer comprehensive support and training to provide the dying and their loves ones with the tools and resources they need to give gentle passage from this life.

Preparation

We are here to help ease the burden of preparing for this event. We will walk you through Living Wills, Advanced Directives, Funerals and so forth to make sure you fully understand and can be supported when the time comes.

Active Dying

When death comes knocking, we are here to hold space for you and your loved ones, ensuring that you feel supported and held during this. We can help arrange for necessary support and communicate with you to hold your wishes at the front.

After Death

We are here to support you and your family during this heavy time. We can guide and help arrange for services after death; care of the body, creating memorials, and a legacy to hold and remember. We also are here for the loved ones managing grief and sadness.

Package One

6 Month Support

Discussion for Preparation

Guide for Active Dying

Arrangement Support for After Death

Please Inquire for Further Details & a Customized Package

Package Two

12 Month Support

Discussion for Preparation

Guide for Active Dying

Arrangement Support for After Death

Please Inquire for Further Details & a Customized Package

Package Three

Ala Cart for x Months

Discussion for Preparation

Guide for Active Dying

Arrangement Support for After Death

Please Inquire for Further Details & a Customized Package

*All Services can be provided in Customizable Packages. These are unique to you and your needs. Please Inquire with any and all questions.

*Tax will be applied according to county of service

*An additional fee may apply to travel location for services

 
 

Preparation

Preparing for the life event of death, is burdensome and worrisome. It can cause some to think it is closer than desired....so many hold off on preparation. Unfortunately, death can happen without any cause and we want you to be properly prepared so you and your family can focus on living! We want you to be focusing on what matters most to you, at every stage in life. By preparing for this event, you can live a more fully and peaceful, quality of life. One that you feel at ease, fully safe, well supported and free from fear and hopefully long before that day arrives. 

This collective has the tools to provide you and your loves ones to be fully prepared when this day arrives, emotionally, medically, spiritually, physically and practically. We want you and your loved ones to be surround by those advocating your wishes and supporting you every step of the way.

Advance Directives

Educating & Choosing the

Type of Care Desired for the Client for End of Life. 

Choosing the Right Health Care Agent Advocating for You

CPR/No CPR Options

Tube Feeding Options

Artificial Ventilation

Care Specific to Your Desires

Advance Directive Allows you to Generally State what Treatments you Would or Would Not Want in a Medical Crisis, but it is not a Medical Order

POLST Form

Medical Order Telling Emergency Health Care Professionals what to do During a Medical Crisis Where the Patient Cannot Speak for Him or Herself

Education and Support Ensuring the

Client's Wishes are Honored

Legal Medical Form

Estate Planning

Legal Shield:

Monthly Membership Providing Legal Service Plans for Counsel and Advice from Qualified Attorneys in all 50 States.

Unlimited Legal Advice on

-Personal Review

-Contract & Document Review

-Comprehensive Estate Planing (Standard Will, Living Will, Power of Attorney, Yearly Updates)

-One Plan covers Whole Family

Estate planning:

Act of Preparing for the Transfer of a Person's Wealth and Assets After Death.

Includes:

Assets, Life Insurance, Pensions, Real Estate, Cars, Personal Belongings, and Debt 

Plan of Care

Educating and Informing the Client of Options Available to be best supported for Their Wishes and Goals to Live their Life to the Highest Quality Desired

Discussions May include:

-Comfort Goals & Living Goals

-Hobbies &  Daily Tasks 

-Medication Management 

-Bathing & Bathroom 

-Eating & Dining 

To Die Well with Wishes Honored and Supported

Family Meetings

Educating Client and Loved Ones Wishes in a Safe and Honest Approach

Individual & Group Meetings Arranged to Fit Your Needs

Customizable but

May Include:

-1 hour Sessions

-Multiple 1 hour Sessions

Living Funerals

A Celebration for the Dying Person and their Family

Sense of Honor, Compassion, Kindness and Reflection

The Dying is Present to Fully Engage and Witness these Celebrations, Interacting as Little or as Much as Wanted

Best 3 Months

Beautifully Intense 6 Week Guide Preparing for Death

A way to Prepare for Transition, 
Experience Completion, Happiness and Fulfillment in your Final Months & Weeks

Doulas will Guide Conversation either in a Group or Individual Setting

Focus on the 5 Domains

Discovering Current Reality of these Domains and Actionable Steps to Achieve Vision for Future Domains

Resources and Support provided to Achieve the Best 3 Months

Before Death and/or Establishing the Ultimate End of Life Guide (which can change)

5 Domains

-Physical-

How do you want your physical body & environment to be?

-Mental-

What is your proudest, most meaningful & happiest moment? How do you want to be remembered?

-Spiritual-

What spiritual or religious practices do you want? How do you define "spirit?"

-Emotional-

What relationships in your life need healing and completion right now? How do you handle anger, happiness, sadness, etc?

-Practical-

How do you want your body to be handled? Do you have a DPOA?

Photography

Capturing Sacred Moments of Being with Each Other, Creating Memories for a Lifetime Legacy

Customizable but

May Include:

-Individual Photos

-Family Photos

-Living Funerals

-Prints & Photo Books

-Legacy Books

-Multi-Events (Before, During and After Death)

Packages Available

Please Inquire for Further Details & a Customized Package

Education

Educating about How to Prepare for Death

Helping the Loved One and Families Navigate this Path and Offering Support Services, Resources and Plans

Customizable but

May Include: 

-Community Webinars

-Family Meetings

-Individual ​Meetings

Please Inquire for Further Details & a Customized Package

Grief Support

To Kindly & Compassionately

Attend to Your Loss

Building skillset & Navigate the Rollercoaster of Emotions

Grief Groups- Facilitation of Grounding Self in Mindful Practices

Customizable but

May Include:

-Individual

-Families

-Groups

-Webinars

Please Inquire for Further Details & a Customized Package

Death Cafes

Inclusive Meetings to Discuss Death

 

Finding Comfort that Everyone will Experience Death

Group Leader Keeping Things on Track

Tea and Cake are Usually Served

GPDC will be Offering a Virtual Monthly, One-Hour, Death Cafe for Those Interested

*All Services can be provided in Customizable Packages. These are unique to you and your needs. Please Inquire with any and all questions.

*Tax will be applied according to county of service

*An additional fee may apply to travel location for services

 

Active Dying

Dying is a natural transition not a medical event.  At times the dying process is one in which we feel helpless.  However, just being present and holding space is the gift we bring to the bedside. 

 

The signs of approaching death can vary; the signs of transition can begin weeks to days before death.  At this point the person is often non - responsive, breathing can be shallow, rapid and irregular.  The blood pressure is often very low, the heartbeat is weak and irregular as well as difficult to count.  A person's hands and feet are very cold and purplish looking.  They may be calling out for a loved one, frequently not making sense and are confused.  Each person dies in their own way as unique as each individual birth.

Family End of Life Coaching & Planning

Information & Education about 

Choices & Options

Related to End of Life Care and the Dying Process

Coaching How to be Present, How to Provide a Comforting and Healing Touch

Emotional, Spiritual and Psychological Support to the Person Dying & Loved Ones

Respite Companionship Care

Providing a Break during the Dying Process

 Giving the Family & Loved Ones a Break by Being Present so they can Rest, Take a Walk, Create Self Care that will help Sustain them Throughout the Dying Transition

 Customizable but

May Include:

-30 Minutes 

-2 or 4 hour Packages

-As Needed​

Rituals & 

Vigils

Religious, Personal and/or Spiritual to Allow the Loved Ones and Dying Feel Supported in this Transition

Customizable but

May Include:

-Prayers

-Anointing of the Sick

-Anointing Blessings with or without oils

-Last Rites

-Meaningful Poems/Passages

-Creating an Altar

-Flowers, Music

-Aromatherapy

*All Services can be provided in Customizable Packages. These are unique to you and your needs. Please Inquire with any and all questions.

*Tax will be applied according to county of service

*An additional fee may apply to travel location for services

 

After Death

The feeling of calm may come up, as well as intense sadness, guilt and anger. All of these are perfectly normal as well as frustrating. The long journey has ended for your loved ones, but there are still ways to grieve, provide ceremony and celebration.

We are here to support you and your family with guidance, understanding and patience. Some cultures grieve for two years, some for four days, either path you choose, is correct and exactly what you need. 

When your loved one has parted from this Earth, we can offer options to support both their body and spirit. We also have options to you and your family. Know, you are not alone in this process, we are here to guide you to honor your love.

Practical Arrangements

​Providing Arrangements for your Recently Departed 

We offer Support and Guidance to make this Transition Peaceful and Stress-free as possible

Options for Arrangements

May Include:

-Traditional Coffin

-Aquamation

-Green Burial

-Cremation

-Funerals

-Memorial Planning

Grief & Bereavement Support

Coping, Carrying on, Keeping a Straight Face can be

Difficult & Pose Unnecessary Stress on You & Your Family

We Offer Love and Support to Make this Transition More Manageable

Customizable but

May Include:

-Individual Sessions

-Group Sessions

-Multi-Package Sessions

-Webinars & Resources

Rituals and/or Ceremony

Personal, Cultural, Religious Rituals & Ceremony to Mark these Important Steps in the Final Stages

We are Here to Help Support, Facilitate & Guide Your Wishes

Customizable but

May Include:

-Oil Rituals

-Washing the Body

-Honoring Removal of Body

-Prayers

-Last Rites

-Cultural Practices

-Resources with Priests    

-Pastors, Clergy, Shamans

*All Services can be provided in Customizable Packages. These are unique to you and your needs. Please Inquire with any and all questions.

*Tax will be applied according to county of service

*An additional fee may apply to travel location for services

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Contact Us

We offer multiple packages, supplemental support and resources; but first, let's connect to find out more.

We offer virtual, phone calls and location visits to the Pacific Northwest (Seattle, Greater Seattle, Olympic Pennisula Areas)

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