Culture interview

Living with death: NJ end-of-life doula Elisabeth Almerini on what happens to people, and their families, as the end approaches

“If you’re going on vacation tomorrow, you’re going to be thinking about that. ‘Did I set the lights to go on, is my dog gonna be OK,’ you’re thinking ahead, you’re not thinking about what is happening around you because they start to matter less, because you’re not gonna be here.”