Way To Go Meeting Minutes, Nov 21, 2022

15 of us met in the main hall of the QCC, with Besty Young chairing. After our time of sharing, John Grimstead, chair of the Quadra Island Cemetery Society (QICS) came and gave a presentation about the Quadra Island Cemetery. The first burial in the cemetery took place in 1915. Although all burials are recorded and mapped, the records between…

Power of Attorney

Power of Attorney (POA) is a legal document. It gives someone you trust the power to look after your legal and financial affairs. This might include paying bills, depositing or withdrawing money from your bank account, investing your money, or selling your home. The person you give this power to is called the attorney. In this case “attorney” doesn’t mean…

Benefits of a Home Funeral Vigil

After a loved one dies, why keep the body at home? What advantages are there to undertaking the death related tasks ourselves? Don Morris, a death educator from Victoria and one of our teachers, has written the following: Enhances participation – Home funeral vigils offer opportunities for participation which fosters healing from grief. Rochelle Martin of Ontario’s Home Funeral Alternatives says, “family…