New Season of A Good Goodbye TV Starts Tomorrow

Jul 2, 2014 | 0 comments

Gail Rubin, on-set during the 'A Good Goodbye' TV program

Gail Rubin, CT, host of A Good Goodbye TV

If you have Comcast cable TV in Albuquerque, the full series airing of the award-winning television show A Good Goodbye: Funeral Planning for Those Who Don’t Plan to Die starts this Thursday, July 3 and runs for 14 weeks.

The program will air on Channel 27 twice weekly: Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. and Sundays at 5:30 p.m.

A Good Goodbye: Funeral Planning for Those Who Don’t Plan to Die presents an educational and entertaining series of 25-minute programs. This award-winning show features expert interviews on “everything you need to know before you go.”

Each episode provides valuable insights into funeral planning issues. From pre-need planning to grief counseling, financial issues to the latest trends in death care, these interviews offer eye-opening insights into the party no one wants to plan.

A Good Goodbye TV won national recognition by the National Federation of Press Women (NFPW) in their 2014 Communications Contest. The program took second place in the Television Talk Show category, after winning first place in the New Mexico Press Women Communications Contest and qualifying for the national competition.

The line-up of programs is as follows:

Episode 1 – The Benefits of Pre-Planning a Funeral with Barbara Stewart and Mark Ballard, FRENCH Funerals-Cremations

Episode 2 – Cremation and Memorial Services with Tom Antram and Buck Dyck, FRENCH Funerals-Cremations

Episode 3 – Cemetery Questions and Answers with Chris Keller, FRENCH Funerals-Cremations, and Vaughn Hendren, Sunset Memorial Park

Episode 4 – Going Green with Eco-Friendly Funerals with Darren Crouch, Passages International and

Episode 5 – Life Celebrations with Paul Layer, FRENCH Funerals-Cremations, and Samara Rivett, Certified Celebrant

Episode 6 – Pet Loss with Ann Beyke, Pet Loss Counselor, and Vaughn Hendren, Best Friends Pet Cremation Services

Episode 7 – Estate Planning with Jim Plitz, Morris, Hall & Kinghorn, PLLC

Episode 8 – Cost Management with Jeff Harbeson, Funeral Finance LLC

Episode 9 – Financial Issues with Trusted Advisor Steve Margulin, CPA, CFP®

Episode 10 – Medicaid and More with Teresa Civello, Medicaid Trust Expert

Episode 11 – End-of-Life Issues with Mindi Horwitch, LISW, No Regrets Advanced Care Planning

Episode 12 – Grief Counseling with Dr. Diane Polasky, Doctor of Oriental Medicine and Certified Death Educator

Episodes 13 and 14 feature a discussion about facing one’s own mortality. Brother Arturo Olivas faced Stage 4 lung cancer and with the help of an experimental chemotherapy treatment outlived the doctors’ original prognosis. He discussed his own funeral planning and his perspectives on life and death. He is an artist and a Franciscan brother.

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