Gail Rubin, CT, addresses The National Funeral Directors & Morticians Association (NFDMA) at their 77th annual convention, taking place August 2-7, 2014 in Dallas, Texas at the Hilton Anatole. On August 6, she presents “A Good Goodbye: Funeral Planning for Those Who Don’t Plan to Die.”
Presentation description: Comedy movies can open the door toward preened planning. Funny films provide an effective way to attract people to consider and start serious funeral planning conversations. People who watch comedy movie clips can laugh, relax, and learn what they need to know and do BEFORE there’s a death in the family. Gail Rubin will show selected film clips and discuss how funeral directors can create their own funny film clip presentations.
Gail Rubin, CT, The Doyenne of Death®, brings a light touch to serious subject as a speaker who uses humor and funny films to attract people to discuss mortality and funeral planning issues. She is Certified in Thanatology: Death, Dying and Bereavement by the Association for Death Education and Counseling. A pioneering U.S. Death Café hostess, she is author of the award-winning book and host of the TV and radio shows A Good Goodbye: Funeral Planning for Those Who Don’t Plan to Die.