July 21: Free Habitat for Humanity Funeral Planning Talk

Jul 14, 2017 | 0 comments

Gail A Good Goodbye

Gail Rubin, CT, author of A Good Goodbye: Funeral Planning for Those Who Don’t Plan to Die.

On Friday, July 21 at noon, Gail Rubin presents “A Good Goodbye: Funeral Planning for Those Who Don’t Plan to Die” at the conference room next to Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore at 4900 Menaul Blvd. NE.

Despite the fact that humans have a 100% mortality rate, less than 25% of adults do any end-of-life planning: wills or trusts, advance medical directives and pre-need funeral planning. That means 75% of our loved ones will scramble to collect information and make expensive decisions under duress of grief.

It doesn’t have to be that way. Just as talking about sex won’t make you pregnant, talking about funerals won’t make you dead – and your family will benefit from the conversation.

Come on out for an upbeat presentation chock full of great ideas!

RSVP for this free one-hour talk through this link to Albuquerque’s Habitat for Humanity website.

Gail Rubin is a Certified Thanatologist (a death educator), a credential awarded by the Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC). As the Doyenne of Death®, she uses her writing and speaking skills to encourage the general public to plan ahead on end-of-life issues.

She is the award-winning author of A GOOD GOODBYE: Funeral Planning for Those Who Don’t Plan to Die, Hail and Farewell: Cremation Ceremonies, Templates and Tips, and Kicking the Bucket List: 100 Downsizing and Organizing Things to Do Before You Die.

She pioneered the Death Café movement in the United States and is the event coordinator for the inaugural “Before I Die” Albuquerque festival. Her website is www.AGoodGoodbye.com.

A Good Goodbye