On Bright Wings | End-Of-Life Doula

End-of-Life Doula Services for Artful Aging, End of Life, and Bereavement

Guidance, Education, and Support

Aging – Dementia – Chronic and Terminal Illness - Death and Dying – Grief and Loss.

On Bright Wings's staff is fully insured and registered with the Los Angeles County Department of Social Services. We hold certifications and credentials with the National End-of-Life Doula Alliance (NEDA), Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC), National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP), and the North American Drama Therapy Association (NADTA).

All services are available for

individuals

On Bright Wings offers gentle and experienced support for elders and for those at the end of life using creative techniques to promote peace and comfort while preparing for life’s last great rite of passage.

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groups

On Bright Wings is available for inservices and staff trainings on aging and end-of-life issues for doctors' office staff, hospice workers, skilled nursing home staff, and assisted living facility staff. On Bright Wings also contracts with these facilities for group sessions with patients and residents focusing on education, emotional expression, and skills training.

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families

Aging and end-of-life affects everyone. On Bright Wings offers support and guidance for the family and loved ones through educational sessions, grief and emotional support, and creative therapy methods.

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What Is An End-of-Life Doula?

From deathdoulas.com: An End-of-Life Doula “is a non-medical person trained to care for someone holistically (physically, emotionally, and spiritually) at the end of life.” The foundation of our care is the belief that death is “a natural, accepted, and honored part of life.” (Cassandra Yonder, Beyond Yonder Death Midwifery). On Bright Wings supports people before, during, and after the end of life process. Our services are based on the needs of the individual and the family. We advocate for, and serve as a liaison to the many other spheres of care and professional services that might be involved in someone’s end of life experience.


"The crucible of making human beings is death. Every culture worth a damn knows that. It's not success, it's not growth, it's not happiness. It's death. That's the cradle of your love of life; the fact that it ends."
--Stephen Jenkinson (Author of Die Wise)