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It’s Never Too Late to Learn that Talking About Death Won’t Kill You

Breaking Down the Taboos About Death

In this virtual talk, Jamie Sarche will teach us:

  1. Why using euphemisms for death makes people afraid to talk about it.
  2. Why talking helps us feel part of a community, less isolated and alone.
  3. What options are available in Colorado and what each decision might mean.

Check back in June 2023 for the full PDF transcript of Jamie’s talk!

Jamie Sarche

Jamie Sarche’s calling is helping people be less afraid of death. By facing their mortality, people live more meaningful lives. A seasoned speaker, Jamie brings deep experience to a broad range of audiences around the country, sharing insights on how to have those difficult conversations and how to address sensitive issues. Extending well beyond death and dying, Jamie’s message resonates across industries and individuals, bridging her passion to demystify death while enlightening communicators on overcoming challenging conversations.

People ask why I would want to work in such a “depressing” business. I tell them, it’s not depressing. It’s a gift. I am honored and grateful for the opportunity to help people through some of their most difficult days.

Jamie is on the board of Kavod Senior Living, Judaism Your Way, and serves on many committees. She and her husband, Jon, have two amazing adult sons, Alec and Daniel (know any great women to set them up with?). Together, they love to ski, hike, and play games.

Learn More about Jamie Sarche

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TEDx Talk
Breaking Down the Taboos
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Westword Article
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Washington Post Guide
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Michelle Singletary
Jewish Ritual Talk
Death Rituals: Creating Jewish Life
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Timely Topics Committee and Contributors: Terry Rubin, Janis Pluss, and Jane Gwin