Though burial used to the be only option for “body disposal,” cremation is now the most popular option in the United States. This class will provide an overview of the legal and religious dimensions of these and lesser known options, such as green burial and alkaline hydrolysis.

This event will be held on Zoom. Attendees will receive the Zoom meeting information within 24 hours of the meeting. Registration required.

Kathleen Garces-Foley, Ph.D. is a Founding Director of Arlington's Coalition to Improve Advanced Care, published author, and professor of religious studies at Marymount University specializing in contemporary religious trends. 

Interested in attending the next program in this series? Please register separately: 

Questions? Call 703-228-6333

This program is presented in partnership with the Coalition to Improve Advanced Care (CIAC). CIAC is a collaborative effort of nonprofit and community organizations in Arlington County and surrounding areas. Their mission is to improve the quality of life for those facing advanced illness and their caregivers.

Tuesday, January 5, 2021 Show more dates
11:00am - 12:30pm
Events for Adults 18+ Only Good for Adults Age 55+
Arlington Public Library

Registration is required. There are 22 seats available.

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