•   Talking is important. Our plans and wishes are more
  • Writing a will and sorting out your financial affairs can
  • Many of us will eventually need to be cared for.
  • Being clear about our preferences means that when we die,
  • Have you thought about helping someone after your death by


Talking about life and death
'Talking about life and death' is a film about a knowledge exchange event involving representatives from Cheshire West and Chester Older People’s Network and Library Service.


View the film in the resouces section >

Training courses

Just by Talking

Just By Talking courses

This course will enable staff and volunteers to discuss death, dying and loss and promote health and wellbeing with service users.
Find out more on the training page >


Shall we talk?

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We can come and talk to your group, club or association.
Find out more about our talks >



The resources section contains videos to watch, items to print and even the odd celebrity joke about life, age, death and loss. Find out more in the resources section >


  • Wills and Lasting Power of Attorney +

    Taking five key steps can lead to peace of mind and help our family and friends who we will leave Read More
  • Community development in end of life care – guidance on ambition six +

    Public health approaches to end of life care are increasingly seen as an important aspect influencing how communities care for Read More
  • In Conversation With Kathy James, End of Life Partnership Trustee +

    “There’s a need for a positive approach whereby making plans becomes a part and parcel of everyday life.”   The Read More
  • Don’t You Leave Me Here: My Life by Wilko Johnson +

    “They told me the cancer was incurable and terminal. I felt absolutely calm. I felt free. Free from the future Read More
  • Raising Awareness And Encouraging Action About Life, Age, Death And Loss +

    In 2009, the National Council for Palliative Care set up the Dying Matters Coalition to promote public awareness of dying, Read More
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_CLWDW Frances setting the scene on our Ambassador Induction Training. Why not sign up? https://t.co/ff13rc8g85 https://t.co/oK64kHpKUi
_CLWDW RT @DyingMatters: Good advice on getting power of attorney right https://t.co/o4EHvklT2d
_CLWDW Read about our Financial Planning Group and how to have a Will drawn up for free in return of a charitable donation https://t.co/O9OXlLEIcm
_CLWDW ' Just By Talking' and 'Taking Action' Sept to Dec 2016 course dates. Download programme https://t.co/3wNYzw0KBt https://t.co/lCLSoz4eta