917-674-6708 beth@fivespotfilms.com


PBS has created an excellent DISCUSSION GUIDE for A FAMILY UNDERTAKING, which can be downloaded here: http://www.pbs.org/pov/pov2004/afamilyundertaking/resources_guide.php

Visit the official PBS/POV website for the film for updated information about home funerals, links to death & dying resources, forums where you may leave your comments and information about the making of the film.

Jerri Lyons runs the home funeral group, Final Passages, in Sebastopol, California called. Click Hereto visit her website.

Lisa Carlson is currently the Executive Director of the Funeral Ethics Organization, dedicated to improving communication and understanding between funeral-related businesses, as well as state agencies, law enforcement, hospice, and consumers from a diverse population. Visit their website by clicking here.
Lisa’s book, Caring for the Dead, Your Final Act of Love, is available through Upper Access.

Beth Knox’s home funeral group is located in Silver Spring, Maryland. To visit Crossings: Caring for Our Own At Death, click here.

Nancy Poer’s book, Living into Dying, Spiritual and Practical Deathcare for Family and Community, is available at her website http://nancyjewelpoer.com.

For more information about the home funeral movement, visit:

Funeral Consumers Alliance

For information about end of life issues, including grief and bereavement, visit:

Growth House