Grief and Rebirth 36: Janie Rakow – End of Life Doula and a Founder of INELDA (The International End of Life Doula Association)

Show Notes:  You may be thinking, what in the world is an End of Life Doula?  It is a non-medical person trained to care for someone physically, emotionally, and spiritually at the end of life.  You’ll be surprised at how uplifting this conversation is, as Janie explains how a doula can make a huge difference not only in the way people die, but also in the way people live.

IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE:

  • How hospice care is augmented by the work of a doula.
  • How doulas bring deep meaning to the dying experience.
  • How a doula’s focus on the positive aspects of the dying person’s life helps the grieving family.
  • What kind of training it takes to become an End of Life Doula.

SOME QUESTIONS IRENE ASKS JANIE:

  • How do doulas help the dying who wonder if their lives had any meaning?
  • How do doulas handle the differing religious and other views of death, as well as a dying person’s visions of loved ones on the Other Side?
  • What is a Vigil Plan and a Legacy Project?

CONTACT INFORMATION: 

janie@inelda.org

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About the Author:

Irene Weinberg, the creator, and host of the podcast Grief and Rebirth: Finding the Joy in Life and has a large following stemming from her experiences in both spiritual and healing genres. She created Grief and Rebirth to illumine the amazing insights and wisdom gleaned from speaking with grief and trauma specialists, gifted mediums who bring us comfort and validation when they communicate with our deceased loved ones, talented healers who help heal our myriad issues in countless ways and incredible people who have learned how to thrive in spite of daunting challenges, inspiring each of us to also be all that we can be. Some of her guests have included Internationally famous mediums Thomas John, Suzane Northrop, and Lee VanZyl, Broadway singer, actor, writer Frankie Keane, Energy Healer Judy Becker, Past Life Expert Nancy Canning, and many more. Irene is also the author of the 5-star reviewed book They Serve Bagels In Heaven, a compelling, spiritual love story that begins with the profound spiritual awakening Irene experienced when her husband Saul died next to her in a tragic car accident. Irene is a highly sought-after public speaker whose spirited lectures have inspired and motivated audiences at conferences and spiritual get-togethers, as well as bookstores nationwide.

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