Monthly Archives: November 2016

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NYTimes Book Review: ‘On Living’

The new book ‘On Living’ offers insight into the world of hospice care and end-of-life issues through the eyes of Hospice Chaplin, Kerry Egan. Egan weaves together personal reflection, witty observations and stories from her patients in this unique look at an often taboo topic.

““If there is any great difference between the people who know they are dying and the rest of us, it’s this: They know they’re running out of

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Burial Suits? Green Burial News

The MLS blog has covered interesting green burial trends in the past. However, one recent innovation is the $1,500 Burial Suit from Coeio. Cofounder of Coeio, Jae Rhim Lee, recently launched the company after years of research on mushrooms and funeral practices. Her aim was to find a way to make burials more eco-friendly.

The fabric of the suit is embedded with a mix of mushrooms and organic materials. These ingredients break down the molecular

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