By Gary Wederspahn “It is difficult to accept death in this society because it is unfamiliar. In spite of the fact that it happens all the time, we never see it”, Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross When I was born in 1940, nearly all people in the U.S. died at home. Dying was generally a family, community,
By Liese Groot-Alberts “Make your choices based on love, not fear”, Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross In my work as a mentor and clinical supervisor of healthcare staff, I am currently hearing expressions of grief, frustration, anxiety, concerns, and sometimes a sense of powerlessness in this COVID-19 pandemic. Staff are talking about feeling clumsy and inadequate in their
EKR Foundation President Ken Ross Speaks With BBC on “Witness History”: Elisabeth Kübler-Ross and the Five Stages of Grief
Ken Ross, Founder and President of the EKR Foundation, recently spoke with BBC in an interview covering Elisabeth Kübler-Ross and the Five Stages of Grief. In 1983, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross spoke with BBC. Her seminal book, On Death and Dying, continues to draw an incredible amount of attention. Ken speaks about all we’ve gathered about death
In the coming year, we celebrate the 50th publication anniversary of On Death and Dying, by Elisabeth Kübler Ross M.D. As her children, we are privileged that she is remembered, that we continue to hear her voice in the voices of others, and that we had the opportunity to learn from such a compassionate teacher
Avow (based in Naples, Florida) announces the Center for Grief and Bereavement, a newly dedicated space with expanded services to help adults navigate the deeply personal and often complex adjustment to life after the loss of a loved one. Located in its Lyon Center on the Avow campus at 1223 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, the Center
Ken Ross, Founder and President of the EKR Foundation, will be participating at the following presentations at the Before I Die AZ event which takes place from Tuesday, October 29 to Sunday, November 3, 2019. Celebration of Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Thursday, October 31st (7:00 pm-9:00 pm) Hosted by Paradise Memorial Gardens Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, her Life
The EKR Foundation supports the work of the Humane Prison Hospice Project. Their mission is to implement end of life care in prisons by supporting and training prisoners to be the caregivers. To learn more about The Humane Prison Hospice Project, click here.
The Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics and the Stanford Palliative Care Center of Excellence present the Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Archives. Please join us for “Reclaiming the Legacy of Elisabeth Kübler-Ross” December 2nd, 2019
The family of Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, M.D. is proud to announce they have donated the official archive collection of the late iconic psychiatrist, author and hospice pioneer to Stanford Libraries’ Department of Special Collections. Dr. Kübler-Ross is the legendary author of 24 books including the groundbreaking bestseller On Death and Dying, which is being published in it’s 50th anniversary
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Foundation President, Ken Ross is about to leave on a speaking tour of South America in support of the creation of several new South American EKR chapters. Ross will begin his tour in Rio de Janeiro working with palliative care specialist and EKR Brasil president, Rodrigo Ruz making several speeches including: Nov. 12th
The Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Foundation is proud to support the University of Wisconsin Madison’s Grief Support Specialist Certificate
Interested in learning more about this innovative program? It’s the first of its kind at a major American university and will help you develop the skills you need to counsel those struggling with death, grief, and loss regardless of cause.
Thank you so much to VNHS Hospice Atlanta Center for partnering with us to open the second Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Library in the US! It is truly a gift for all in the community and we are proud to have collaborated in it’s creation. It is open to the public and will continue to grow in
The Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Foundation Is Proud To Support The Film: “After The End” by Untold Creative’s Andrew Morgan. Stay tuned as we prepare to host a screening of Andrew Morgan’s new film, “After The End.” Check out his trailer and return soon for more details!
The MISS Foundation and the Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Foundation are collaborating in a conjoint education project for specialized training and certification in thanatology. This initiative, the first of its kind for practitioners and clinicians around the world, is expected to accept its first cohort in 2014, and applications will be solicited by the end of 2013.