Epilog’s Transition Specialists offer professional, emotional, practical, social, physical, and spiritual support to ensure end-of-life needs are met. We can assist with “unfinished business” and begin preparation of a unique and meaningful legacy. Our services help take the pressure off family and friends so they can focus time and attention on the person they love – just as it should be.
Here for You
Our team will handle all non-medical aspects of care and comfort – we are someone to talk to about the things you don’t want to talk to others about, validate concerns and fears, align with beliefs and values, advocate and support your journey as desired.
Here for Your Family and Friends
We will assist with the fear of dealing with anticipatory grief of friends and family, and address emotionally charged relationships with integrity and confidentially – even the tough conversations.
We will offer support in preparation of amazing and unique legacy plans – including, for example, music, art, photos, letters, and poetry. Our team will support clients, friends and family throughout the end-of-life process – from the beginning, all the way to sitting vigil. With access to a wide range of resources to help as needed, all while keeping everyone's comfort as our primary focus.
Our team will ensure necessary documents are prepared – Celebration of Life wishes, advance directives, power of attorney, and will. We'll arrange other support services as needed (cleaning, meal delivery, etc.), and support plans for home funerals if desired,
We can collaborate with others (nursing, palliative care, hospice, etc.) to ensure there are no gaps in service/care. We will support Celebration of Life plans whether with a funeral home or with a home-based service.
We will work with all involved to help demystify the end of life process.
Provides support and personalized information about advanced illness, palliative care, loss and grief, to people living with illness, family members, people working in healthcare, educators, and researchers.
Online resources to assist people who identify as 2SLGBTQ+ to access and receive inclusive, respectful care. This information is also helpful for allies, people working in healthcare and education, and communities.
The national voice for Hospice Palliative Care in Canada. Advancing and advocating for quality end-of-life/hospice palliative care in Canada, its work includes public policy, public education, and awareness.
An article from Scientific American explaining the benefits of end-of-life doulas .
An article from Time Magazine describing what end-of-life doulas can do.
Losing someone you loved is never easy. Epilog is here to help guide you and your family through this difficult time.