In an exclusive interview with the actor and producer, Greg Wise reflects on being a full-time carer for his sister Clare in the last three months of her life.
A pet can be a child’s closest friend, a faithful companion and comforter sharing the child’s joys and disappointments.
Why not listen to our ‘Art of Dying Well’ podcasts? Each programme aims to make death and dying something we can talk about openly without discomfort or fear. We speak to interesting guests, engage in a little ‘Death Chatter’ before getting the 'View From The Chaplain’s Chair’.
Caring and accompanying people along the very human journey of dying lies at the heart of our podcasts – not to mention how we honour and remember our friends and family. In this podcast, however, we’re looking at animals and bereavement.
Aside from birth, dying is the only other experience we will all share. So why do we find it so hard to talk about? Learn more
Living with the knowledge that death is close at hand can take a huge toll. It can feel like you're on an emotional rollercoaster. Learn more
How can you find meaning in what’s happening? Rising above grief and connecting spiritually to something greater might help. Learn more
Dying well, or what constitutes a 'good' death will mean different things to us all. But if you can face up to dying and try to prepare now, this could help you to live well too. Learn more
Caring for someone who is terminally ill, and worrying about the future can be very demanding. It's important to remember to care for yourself too. Learn more