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Everyone Dies (Every1Dies)

Health & Wellness Podcasts

A thoughtful exploration of everything about life-limiting illness, dying, and death. Everyone Dies is a nonprofit organization with the goal to educate the public about the processes associated with dying and death, empower regarding options and evidence-based information to help them guide their care, normalize dying, and reinforce that even though everyone dies, first we live, and that every day we are alive is a gift.

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United States

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A thoughtful exploration of everything about life-limiting illness, dying, and death. Everyone Dies is a nonprofit organization with the goal to educate the public about the processes associated with dying and death, empower regarding options and evidence-based information to help them guide their care, normalize dying, and reinforce that even though everyone dies, first we live, and that every day we are alive is a gift.

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@every1dies1

Language:

English


Episodes

Deaths by Firearm Violence: How Attention to Safety Can Make a Big Difference

4/12/2024
In 2020, firearms became the leading cause of death for American children and teens in the United States, overtaking motor vehicle accidents. Firearm violence - which includes accidental death related to firearms, suicide, mass shootings, and homicides - has become a health crisis. Many of these deaths are preventable with a few safety steps...learn what you can do in this episode. We are not providing opinions about owning firearms, but rather to promote health and safety. In this Episode: Tree of Life Memorials and Digital & StoneFollow us on Facebook | Instagram | Email us at mail@every1dies.org Click on this link to Rate and Review our podcast!

Duration:00:27:47

How to Cope When a Complicated Parent Dies

4/5/2024
Parental death in midlife may result in lingering feelings of loneliness, feeling alone on the earth for the first time in their lives. Their death can bring back memories of former losses, unresolved conflicts, and doubts about life’s purpose. Knowing that we are not alone as we struggle with this change in our life can help adjust to a world without our parents. In this Episode: Tree of Life Memorials and Digital & StoneUnpacking the Aftermath of a Parent’s Death Noelle cared for her mom while on hospice. We visited her a few months after her mother’s death as she discussed the challenges, emotions and positive coping techniques she uses. Follow us on Facebook | Instagram | Email us at mail@every1dies.org Click on this link to Rate and Review our podcast!

Duration:00:45:51

Are You Prepared to Die? Get Ideas for Your Advance Care Planning

3/28/2024
When we plan for our inevitable death, we can make our end of life easier for our loved ones. Life is hard, loss is hard, grief is hard. A final gift we can offer those who love us is to have our paperwork in order so they do not have to expend their energy on these details. Learn what kinds of things you can put in your advance care planning so healthcare decisions and your last wishes are honored. In this Episode: Tree of Life Memorials and Digital & StoneFollow us on Facebook | Instagram | Email us at mail@every1dies.org Click on this link to Rate and Review our podcast!

Duration:00:45:04

Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators (ICD) and Things You Need to Know at End of Life

3/22/2024
Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICD) are a technology that many people have, especially if they survived cardiac arrest or have a heart condition that causes dangerous heart rhythms. ICDs are a great technology, but at some point a decision may need to be made about continued use or turning it off. This show will help you understand the issues involved and five considerations for making this decision. In this Episode: Tree of Life Memorials and Digital & Stone“Curb Your Enthusiasm”“Much Ado About Dying” Follow us on Facebook | Instagram | Email us at mail@every1dies.org Click on this link to Rate and Review our podcast!

Duration:00:39:53

You Can't Appease an Aggressor; How to Handle Aggressive Situations

3/15/2024
Learn Healthy Strategies to Deal with a Person with Anger Issues Are you overwhelmed by the political climate, difficult people in healthcare, or even the person riding your bumper on the roadway? We take a look at WWII to learn why you can’t appease an aggressor, but also explore techniques to better navigate situations with someone who has anger issues. In this Episode: Tree of Life Memorials and Digital & StoneFollow us on Facebook | Instagram | Email us at mail@every1dies.org Click on this link to Rate and Review our podcast!

Duration:00:29:13

How to Preserve a Life through Digital Memorials

3/8/2024
Find connection and community through digital preservation and memorialization People are more frequently choosing cremation over burial and in doing so, raises the question of memorialization. Digital memorials are the current answer to how to keep our memory alive without a gravesite to visit. The available options seem only to be limited by our imagination and the current technology available. In this Episode: Tree of Life Memorials and Digital & StonePaper TownsFollow us on Facebook | Instagram | Email us at mail@every1dies.org Click on this link to Rate and Review our podcast!

Duration:00:53:23

What Factors are Causing Poor Health for Indigenous Americans?

3/1/2024
Indigenous Americans have higher rates of cancer, dementia, and diabetes compared to other US populations. How is this related to their historical experiences? We talk about an understandable distrust of the healthcare system and how it continues to impact tribes. https://bit.ly/49zPMy2 In this Episode: Tree of Life Memorials and Digital & Stone#nativeamerican #indigenous #tribalcustoms #healthcaredisparities #everyonedies #deathpositive #palliativecare #everydayisagift #grief #pawpaw #genocide #healthcaredisparities #historicaltrauma #restitution #COVID #indianschools Follow us on Facebook | Instagram | Email us at mail@every1dies.org Click on this link to Rate and Review our podcast!

Duration:00:48:01

What You Need To Know About Stomach Cancer, Part 2

2/23/2024
Learn all about stomach cancer treatment, symptom management, and end-stage disease. In Part 1 we talked about risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, staging, and survival estimates. This week for Part 2 of our discussion we review treatment options, symptom management, end-stage disease, and how you can support someone with stomach cancer. In this Episode: Tree of Life Memorials and Digital & StoneFollow us on Facebook | Instagram | Email us at mail@every1dies.org Click on this link to Rate and Review our podcast!

Duration:00:54:35

What You Need to Know about Stomach Cancer - Part 1

2/17/2024
Learn all about stomach cancer risk factors, symptoms & diagnosis Toby Keith died this month, 28 months after his stomach cancer diagnosis. Stomach cancer is the 5th most common cancer in the world, and anyone can get it. This is part one of a two-part review where we talk about risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, staging, and survival estimates. We also celebrate the life and poetry of Toby Keith. In this Episode: Tree of Life Memorials and Digital & StoneFollow us on Facebook | Instagram | Email us at mail@every1dies.org Click on this link to Rate and Review our podcast!

Duration:00:54:19

Is It Safe for Our Kids to Play Football?

2/10/2024
Learn about the hidden, cumulative effects of tackle football on the brain, especially for children, and how you can minimize the risk. Playing tackle football as a child can impact health and quality of life as an adult. Simply put, lifestyle impacts health. So, what do you do when your child brings home the permission form to play football when every year there are new studies documenting the negative long-term effects linking football and brain disease? This week’s show focus can help you answer this question and help you protect your child’s developing brain In this Episode: Tree of Life Memorials and Digital & Stone Follow us on Facebook | Instagram | Email us at mail@every1dies.org Click on this link to Rate and Review our podcast!

Duration:00:45:58

Fry Bread and Family: Exploring the Importance of Extended Family for Indigenous Communities

2/3/2024
How do I help a Native American friend who is sick or grieving? It may be awkward when someone has a different culture to know what to do. Each tribe, person and family can be different. Dr. Jeanna Ford joins us again to talk about her experiences in her culture and as a medical professional and to give us advice and help to understand. This is especially important for anyone in a healthcare profession or caregiving role. We celebrate the role of family with fry bread, a favorite food that is made and eaten together and its history. We finish off with a beautiful essay about the sacred connection with the sun. In this Episode: Tree of Life Memorials and Digital & StoneFollow us on Facebook | Instagram | Email us at mail@every1dies.org Click on this link to Rate and Review our podcast!

Duration:00:35:10

The Carters - Living Their Best Life to the End

1/26/2024
Does choosing hospice mean the end? President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalyn courageously allowed us to see their frailty and openly shared their journey near the end of life, including decisions for hospice so they could spend as much time as possible together. The Carters have shown us hospice is about holding hands, eating favorite foods, and living your best life, even while dying. Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter died on November 19, 2023, two days after the Carter Center announced she would be entering hospice with a diagnosis of end stage dementia. The Carters demonstrate that hospice support can last a couple of days, or in the case of Mr. Carter, 11 months and still counting. This week we explore the lessons we can learn from the Carter family regarding aging, illness, and loving. In this Episode: Follow us on Facebook | Instagram | Email us at mail@every1dies.org Click on this link to Rate and Review our podcast!

Duration:00:26:34

How Native American Communities Honor End of Life

1/19/2024
Learn this week about Native American views on death and funeral practices. Our guest who is indigenous herself shares how you can best support a friend from another culture. While each Native American Tribe has unique funeral practices, there is a lot of commonality in their beliefs about death and how the body should be treated afterwards. Understanding these beliefs is important to honor the deceased and support the bereaved. In This Episode: Follow us on Facebook | Instagram | Email us at mail@every1dies.org Click on this link to Rate and Review our podcast!

Duration:00:30:10

How to Know if Your Loved One Has Decision-Making Ability, Capacity, and Competency

1/12/2024
We want our loved ones to be able to make their own decisions as long as they are able, but what do you do when they are making bad decisions? Learn about decision-making capacity and the differences between ability, capacity and competency. Listen and get resources: https://bit.ly/48u4DcB #decisions #advancedirective #takingcareofmom #dementia #caregiver #healthcareproxy #everyonedies #everydayisagift In this Show: Follow us on Facebook | Instagram | Email us at mail@every1dies.org Click on this link to Rate and Review our podcast!

Duration:01:09:43

How to Avoid a Car Accident and Stay Safe on the Road

1/5/2024
Did you know a two-second diversion is all it takes to double your risk of a car accident? Learn facts and several tips to help you and others stay safe on the road. We also talk about two people's long journey to burial and a wife's dilemma when her husband asked him to help him find a way to kill himself to avoid dementia. In this Episode: Follow us on Facebook | Instagram | Email us at mail@every1dies.org Click on this link to Rate and Review our podcast!

Duration:00:52:53

Traumatic Grief: What it is and How to Find a Therapist to Help Manage It

12/29/2023
Traumatic or Complicated Grief is difficult to work through on your own. We give you tips on how to find the right therapist and share our original season one podcast on the special circumstances that make this type of grief so hard. In this Episode: Follow us on Facebook | Instagram | Email us at mail@every1dies.org Click on this link to Rate and Review our podcast!

Duration:00:47:35

Singer/Songwriter Mike Ward on the Death of His Father

12/22/2023
The holidays can trigger emotions - good and bad - about family members that are no longer with us. This week is all about fathers. We share an interview with Mike Ward, a Detroit-based singer and songwriter who writes about coming to terms with aging, loss, and death. This week Mike shared about a song he wrote for his father called "Wrestling with Ghosts." We also rebroadcast an episode where we talk about why the death of a father can affect us differently and strategies to help you deal with the death of your father, especially if it was a complicated or non-existent relationship. Follow us on Facebook | Instagram | Email us at mail@every1dies.org Click on this link to Rate and Review our podcast!

Duration:01:01:19

A Family's Perspective on Palliative Care - with Connie Baker

12/15/2023
Connie Baker - co-creator of the Wong-Baker pain scale (the one with the faces) - has had her own journey with breast cancer and now her father's advanced cancer. Learn about her experience with palliative care and how people have a voice in their care. We also are rebroadcasting one of our very first episodes: "What is Palliative Care?" This is one of our most foundational podcasts - we discuss the concept of palliative care, how it integrates with medical care, and the differences between palliative care and hospice care. Please take a listen and see how this can help you in your life and those around you. Follow us on Facebook | Instagram | Email us at mail@every1dies.org Click on this link to Rate and Review our podcast!

Duration:01:37:27

Are You Aging Well? Learn How to Make the Best of Your Golden Years

12/10/2023
What contributes to a healthy, fulfilling life? Listen to learn about the physical, mental and social behaviors geriatricians recommend for aging well, regardless of where you are in life. In This Episode: The Secrets to Aging Well Huffington Post recently published an article documenting what geriatricians say are indicators that someone is aging well. Let’s see how well we are doing based on their advice. Follow us on Facebook | Instagram | Email us at mail@every1dies.org Click on this link to Rate and Review our podcast!

Duration:00:57:09

Psychedelic Drugs and Dying: Embracing the Gift of Life

12/1/2023
The staff at Everyone Dies is taking a much-needed break this December, so we will be re-publishing some of our greatest hits with updated topical information as an introduction. This week we talk about the use of psychedelic drugs from the perspective of the scientist who legitimized the study of these drugs at Johns Hopkins University. In this Episode: Follow us on Facebook | Instagram | Email us at mail@every1dies.org Click on this link to Rate and Review our podcast!

Duration:00:45:04