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What happens at a natural burial?

What to expect at a natural burial You’ve heard of natural burial – all that fresh air, compostable material and the sense that the person who’s died is getting back, literally, to their roots – and you think it’s a great idea. For some people, though, going to a natural burial won’t be something they’ve […]

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How will living longer affect healthcare?

How will living longer affect healthcare? We’re living longer and this is changing the way we die. Breakthroughs in healthcare mean we’re surviving infectious diseases that would have killed us off in the past, and changes to diet and lifestyle are enabling us to enjoy longer old age.    We’re still all going to die […]

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When can I have a funeral?

When can I have a funeral? Funerals typically take place one to two weeks after death, with most funerals happening on a weekday. Funerals can take place much sooner than that, though. Many religions and cultures lay importance on burying loved ones quickly after they’ve died. We know there’s usually never a great time for […]

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What is assisted dying?

What is assisted dying? Assisted dying allows a terminally ill, mentally competent adult to voluntarily choose the timing and manner of their fast approaching death. In March 2018, Guernsey scheduled a debate on an Assisted Dying law for May. Passing the vote would eventually mean putting a system in place on assisted dying in Guernsey […]

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