Mission Statement


To transform the way we approach and communicate our personal wishes about end-of-life care planning so that our preferences – and those of our loved ones - are known, communicated and honored across all settings and over the lifespan. 





Meet our team and learn about their experience with these meaningful initiatives.

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Upcoming Events

The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning.
Sept. 24, 6 - 7:30 pm
Newton Free Library

Margareta Magnusson instructs us to gently, joyfully put our affairs in order, a form of personal ‘death cleaning’ rather than leaving it to our children after we die.   

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Our Sponsors

It is with gratitude that we thank our partners and sponsors for
helping us to make this ‘Living Wisely, Dying Well’ program possible.
Your commitment to ongoing conversations and completing a
personal Health Care Proxy is a cause we're all committed to. 
We’d like to thank the following for their support and encouragement:
The City of Newton, Good Shepherd Community Care, The Conversation Project; Newton-Wellesley Hospital; Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI); National Healthcare Decisions Day; Newton Senior Center;
Lasell Village & Lasell College; First Unitarian Society in Newton,
Myrtle Baptist Church; Newton Cemetery, and Benchmark Senior Living.