Changing the Face of Dying was born of ten amazing years working in hospitals and emergency rooms across the country. In that time, a vision formed of changing our societal views on death as a taboo subject; starting and perpetuating conversations about end-of-life; education to change the way we perceive death and plan for it; retaining control of our lives to the very last breath.  We work with individuals, organizations and families in a multifaceted approach to define quality of life and plan for how to maintain that quality through to the last breath.

Most Recent Blog Posts

Please Stop Calling What We Do “Giving Up”

I sat across from my 10-year-old niece at dinner last night. It was New Year’s Day, a fresh year lays full of promise, a blank slate before us, and her tired face was a blessing to see.  She was exhausted from a cheerleading practice; she throws herself with such...

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Crazy is a Choice…..

I was on my hands and knees underneath the counter, digging for a pan to make cornbread until I realized the pan I was searching for in the bowels of my kitchen cabinets, I had brilliantly decided to use to hold beads and rocks several weeks ago, and hence it was...

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What Does It Mean When I Tell You I’m A Death Doula?

My name is Amanda Carr and I am a death doula.  Even my closest friends and colleagues don't necessarily understand what that means though - so let me try to explain a bit better from *my* perspective. A longtime ER nurse, I’ve transitioned into doing end-of-life work...

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