facilitator, educator & end of life companion
Annie Bolitho is passionate about cultural change in the areas of ageing and end of life care.
Her book Death, A Love Project, a guide to exploring the life in death and finding the way together helps people to take charge of their end of life arrangements.
Annie runs workshops to enhance death literacy, for health professionals and the general public. She convenes seasonal Death Cafes in Melbourne. Annie has a Doctorate of Creative Arts, previous experience in policy and research, and a strong interest in ritual and writing. With long experience facilitating conversations that matter, she invites participants into rich discussions on a tough topic.
I feel it and now I'm saying it - we are bereaved. Yes, in my chosen self-isolation in Melbourne I’m waving goodbye to long-held, basic expectations around: expressing and receiving care with physical touch. work and meetings with colleagues and clients regularly....
Death, a love project
A guide to exploring the life in death and finding the way together’
I loved reading Annie’s book on Death. yes! you read right! She knows how to turn a topic like that into something practical and fascinating. Dani
19 March 6.00 – 7.30p.m.
‘A Death Cafe for all beings’. After summer, Annie and Clare MacDonald are holding this event at the Studio of Possibilities. Do come along and join others who want to chat together, knowing the reality of death, grief and loss. At the close of the night we’ll leave a little more in touch with a bunch of strangers, and the feelings and experiences that anyone can feel in 2020 Australia. Places are limited – book now.