Several months ago, I had the privilege of hosting a Death Café for Moscow community members. The Death Café concept was developed in 2011 by Jon Underwood, with the goal of bringing people together over snacks and tea to discuss all things death, dying and grief. A Death Café is not a support or therapy group. It never a for-profit event, and it is always oriented toward safe, gentle conversation. I feel so grateful to those community members who joined me in this vulnerable space to talk about their own experiences and perspectives.

Many of us were not given the tools to talk openly about death and grief, and resources for navigating it often are hard to find.

The Latah County Library District has many resources available to help community members, no matter what aspect of death or dying you are trying to navigate or explore.

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