hope that you will explore Journeying
Beyond 's pages on Death Midwifery
services, and 'end of life' (EOL)
and Advance-care Plannng consultations,
in Victoria, B.C. All of the
pages are listed on the left menu, as well
as at the top and bottom of each page.
You can get more information about Death
Midwifery and Home Funerals by visiting
pages on The
Midwifery, and the Post-death
's Death Midwifery services include 'end
of life' consultations (comprehensive
Advance Directives and Representation Agreements,
as well as basic information on Power of
Attorney/etc. documents), support
for the Death Journeyer and their families
throughout the pan-death process, funeral
plans, funeral and/or memorial celebrant
services, and initial grief counselling.
The term "pan-death"
refers to the whole process, pre/during/post
death including education/information
on post-death care at home and required
documentation, which are often referred
to as a "home funeral".
MaryMoon is a formally-recognized CINDEA
If you are interested in Journeying
Beyond 's Death Midwifery &
EOL planning services in Victoria, B.C.,
or wish more information about these and
please contact Pashta via email
or call 250-383-4065 (available
by phone, email or Skype).
of Life University interview
July 24 (at 10 am
Pacific time/ 1pm Eastern time),
Pashta MaryMoon director
and Death Midwife for Journeying
Beyond talks about Death
Midwifery, Bedside Singing and 'end
of life' issues with Karen Wyatt.
Go to the 'End
of Life University' online
to sign up for email notification
of the online interview. You
can also buy an access
pass for all of the EOLU
New Approach to Death in the 21st
A pan-death symposium
pan-death symposium held on
February 22, 2014 in Victoria
was a wonderful event on the leading-edge
approaches to the pan-death process.
The primary focus was the developing
support systems for people who wish
to die at home, want a more person-centred
style of care, and/or desire a greener
approach to their final disposition.
presenters covering a range
of of Victoria-area innovators
spoke about key services to dying
people and their families/friends,
throughout the 7 stages of the pan-death
They covered what is truly new, or
a return to ancient ways,
in their various fields.
is happy to provide information on
how this pan-death symposium was developed
to any organization who would like
to organize one for their own local
area. Please contact us, or phone
Pashta MaryMoon at (250)
family used Pashta MaryMoon's
services before and after
the recent passing of our
Pashta provides many services,
for us, she was a support
for both my mother and us
children before the passing
as well as after. With
her help we planned both my
mom's woodland green burial
funeral for close friends
and family, as well as her
ceremony open to everyone
later that afternoon. Pashta
was the master of ceremonies
for both events.
is not something I had very
much experience with before
my mother got ill. Pashta's
experience and level of comfort
with the dying process made
it easier for the entire family.
Her gentle nature
helped us plan and organize
an event no one looks forward
to. Her ability
to bring our family together
to organize in a way that
worked for everyone was amazing. The
support she showed my mom
in her final months was truly
a blessing. The
support she showed me as I
cared for my mom full-time
leading up to her death gave
me the strength and self belief
to realize that I could really
has an amazing way with people. She
made an effort to get to know
as many friends and family
as possible before the passing
so she would be a familiar
face at the funeral she was
funeral and Ceremony were
beautiful, personal and deeply
kindness, support and help
let our family be at peace
before the passing and feel
taken care of after.
all of us we can't thank her
enough for everything and
would like to recommend her
for anyone looking for a similar
Final Passages training in Canada took
place in Duncan (Vancouver Island), B.C.
Levels I and II during April 12-15,
2013. A Home Funeral Guide
guides families through post-death care
which is at home and family-directed
(this includes the necessary paperwork).
Pashta MaryMoon was the guest
speaker on B.C. laws/regulations and the
CINDEA organization in Canada.
MaryMoon, Death Midwife for Journeying
Beyond, is also the director
and much of her approach to pan-death care
is represented on that site.
Please visit (click on the
name graphic below) for more information
on Death Midwifery in Canada.
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programs and backgrounds.