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Exploring the Sacred in Death and Dying (DVD)

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This series of 6 programs is for those who have to deal with the death of a loved one, or for those who relate to someone whose loved one is dying. Led by Ron DelBene, people tell their stories of experiencing the death of loved ones, and reflect on what they have learned. Each of the first 5 programs deals with 2 topics, and at the end of each part there are questions for reflection and/or discussion. The 6th program is the DelBene family story. Part 1, ‘Saying Goodbye’ shows a number of ways people have said goodbye and explores some rituals that have been helpful in...

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Embracing Aging: Families Facing Change

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Embracing Aging: Families Facing Change DVD, 58 minChange and getting older is inevitable. So how can we make it the best it can be? In this documentary, viewers will meet six families and hear from experts and wise ones who share insights on aging, housing choices, facing illness and cooperating as siblings in the care of aging parents. Residents of a cohousing community for those older than 55 offer attractive alternatives for the aging years. As viewers see other people dealing with aging, they will find new perspectives and models of communicating and making decisions on aging and will...

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ENCOUNTERS WITH DEPRESSION

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Dr. K. Sohail, psychiatrist, shares his insights into depression and how various forms of treatment help patients and their families to regain a happy and healthy lifestyle. Three patients share their experiences with depression and the help they received to deal with it. This documentary is produced to help patients, their families, therapists and the public at large to develop a better understanding and an optimistic attitude towards depression. It will reassure them that there is light at the end of a dark tunnel.

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EXPLORING..DYING: 6 – ONE FAMILY’S STORY

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This series of 6 videos is for those who have to deal with the death of a loved one, or for those who relate to someone whose loved one is dying. Led by Ron DelBene, people tell their stories of experiencing the death of loved ones, and reflect on what they have learned. Each of the first 5 videos deals with 2 topics, and at the end of each part there are questions for reflection and/or discussion. The 6th tape is the DelBene family story. Part 6, ‘One Family’s Story’, illustrates the diversity of thoughts and feelings of the members of one family sharing the...

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EXPLORING..DYING: 6 – ONE FAMILY'S STORY

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This series of 6 videos is for those who have to deal with the death of a loved one, or for those who relate to someone whose loved one is dying. Led by Ron DelBene, people tell their stories of experiencing the death of loved ones, and reflect on what they have learned. Each of the first 5 videos deals with 2 topics, and at the end of each part there are questions for reflection and/or discussion. The 6th tape is the DelBene family story. Part 6, ‘One Family’s Story’, illustrates the diversity of thoughts and feelings of the members of one family sharing the...

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EXPLORING..DYING: 4 – RECOGNIZING THE SACRED

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This series of 6 videos is for those who have to deal with the death of a loved one, or for those who relate to someone whose loved one is dying. Led by Ron DelBene, people tell their stories of experiencing the death of loved ones, and reflect on what they have learned. Each of the first 5 videos deals with 2 topics, and at the end of each part there are questions for reflection and/or discussion. The 6th tape is the DelBene family story. Part 4, ‘Recognizing the Sacred’, teaches the importance of recognizing and trusting our instincts and of being present and...

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EXPLORING..DYING: 5 – COMMUNICATING

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This series of 6 videos is for those who have to deal with the death of a loved one, or for those who relate to someone whose loved one is dying. Led by Ron DelBene, people tell their stories of experiencing the death of loved ones, and reflect on what they have learned. Each of the first 5 videos deals with 2 topics, and at the end of each part there are questions for reflection and/or discussion. The 6th tape is the DelBene family story. Part 5, ‘Communicating’, explores ways to open up or improve meaningful communication in families and with friends during the...

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EXPLORING..DYING: 3 – TELLING THE STORIES

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This series of 6 videos is for those who have to deal with the death of a loved one, or for those who relate to someone whose loved one is dying. Led by Ron DelBene, people tell their stories of experiencing the death of loved ones, and reflect on what they have learned. Each of the first 5 videos deals with 2 topics, and at the end of each part there are questions for reflection and/or discussion. The 6th tape is the DelBene family story. Part 3, ‘Telling the Stories’, shows a number of people telling stories about the many faces of death and about the ‘porous...

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EXPLORING..DYING: 1 – SAYING GOODBYE

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This series of 6 videos is for those who have to deal with the death of a loved one, or for those who relate to someone whose loved one is dying. Led by Ron DelBene, people tell their stories of experiencing the death of loved ones, and reflect on what they have learned. Each of the first 5 videos deals with 2 topics, and at the end of each part there are questions for reflection and/or discussion. The 6th tape is the DelBene family story. Part 1, ‘Saying Goodbye’ shows a number of ways people have said goodbye and explores some rituals that have been helpful in the...

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EXPLORING..DYING: 2 – LIVING THROUGH GRIEF

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This series of 6 videos is for those who have to deal with the death of a loved one, or for those who relate to someone whose loved one is dying. Led by Ron DelBene, people tell their stories of experiencing the death of loved ones, and reflect on what they have learned. Each of the first 5 videos deals with 2 topics, and at the end of each part there are questions for reflection and/or discussion. The 6th tape is the DelBene family story. Part 2, ‘Living Through Grief’, emphasizes the importance of accepting our feelings so that through grieving our spirit mends and...

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