Posted: October 19, 2018

Green Alternatives to Death and Dying Practices

Wednesday, October 24
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Main Library – Auditorium
Register online now

We can’t escape the fact that we are mortal beings. If you’re looking for more environmentally and family friendly alternatives to death and dying practices, join us for a discussion with Susan Koswan and Ellen Newman from the Good Green Death project. Topics will include:

• Why our current death and dying practices are not sustainable
• What is a good green death?
• What is currently available in Waterloo Region?
• Where do we go from here?

You Can’t Take It With You

Wednesday, November 14
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Main Library – Auditorium
Registration opens November 7

KW Professional Organizers are bringing their knowledge of Swedish Death Cleaning and estate clearing to WPL. Emilio and Samantha will walk you through the options for dealing with the physical belongings you will eventually leave behind. Find out where you can donate to help your community, how you can sell off items you no longer need and how you can keep your treasures out of the landfill. Whether you’re helping someone or thinking of your own belongings, you will benefit from this session.

Make a Will

Wednesday, November 21
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Registration opens November 14

November is Make a Will month. Learn about the importance of having a will and assigned powers of attorney for you and your loved ones. Lawyers who practice Trusts & Estate Law will explain the elements of a will, what happens if you don’t have one, the roles of the power of attorney and special considerations for preparing your estate and care plans.

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