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Our Final Melody

Teaching My Dying Father How to Love Me

Even though we know it will happen, no one wants to talk about what really goes on when a parent is dying. Do you know how to live in the face of death? Do you know where to draw strength during times of powerlessness? Do you know how to emotionally support your loved one without imposing your own agenda? Do you know how to create closeness that will sustain you forever?

Written in touching diary format, Our Final Melody brings to life the art of navigating a parent’s dying process with dignity and integrity. Learn more…

A compelling story about living, not dying.

Marian Freund

About Marian Freund

Marian Freund is a licensed psychotherapist with degrees from Pacifica Graduate Institute in Carpinteria, California and Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She lives in Waukesha, Wisconsin. This is her first book.

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Workshops & Events

Marian is available for Workshops & Speaking Engagements.

Possible Topics Include:

  • Looking Death in the Face
  • Mental Closets Full of Memories
  • Respite Warning!
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