HOLDING SPACE: In a movement to embrace death, end-of-life doulas grow in popularity

KARA MASON

May 16, 2021

Ashley Scott describes the emotional side of her job as a death doula like a fountain in the middle of a lake.
Her job is to help shepherd a dying person through an experience that is so intimate, common and yet mostly taboo in American culture. Scott wants people to feel comfortable, safe and cared for in their last moments.