Why talk about it?
Discussing death doesn't bring it any closer. It's about planning for life.
Clive James' farewell poetry
Writer and broadcaster Clive James is "saying goodbye" through his poetry. Read Japanese Maple, James' poignant reflection on mortality and the glory of nature.
Supporting someone bereaved
Dying Matters' new leaflet offers top tips on what to say and do when someone has been bereaved.
Sharing your experiences can help others deal with theirs.
Son writes songs in mother's memory
David Gotteri on honouring his mum through his music.