Passare Publishes How-to Guide Examining Cultural Diversity and End-of-Life Traditions

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014

Passare, Inc. today announced the release of its latest How-to Guide: “Understanding Cultural Diversity at End-of-Life,” the newest addition to the Passare eBook series. As the 15th eBook launched in Passare’s series to help people better understand End-of Life planning, this eBook explains how various cultures view and observe End-of-Life situations. The end of life is something everyone – regardless of culture, religion or ethnicity – experiences and this book helps all people to better relate to each other.

Why “Understanding Cultural Diversity at End-of-Life” is Important

There is a universally acknowledged truth that appreciating differences in others helps us better understand ourselves. According to Nobel Peace Prize winner Kofi Annan, “We may have different religions, different languages and different colored skin, but we all belong to the same human race.” The same is true for End-of-Life experiences: it is something we will all experience. It is what makes us human.

Passare’s Book Serves as a Resource for Human Connection

Passare’s book explains the importance of understanding how different cultures approach End-of-Life events and this allows people to properly comfort and pay respect to friends and family who embrace different belief systems. For instance, a Buddhist who gains insight into Catholic rituals will be able bridge the cultural differences to better comfort a grieving Catholic friend.

“Understanding Cultural Diversity at End-of-Life” not only explains what cultural diversity is and why it is important, but it also reviews specific ethnic and religious approaches to End-of-Life events. It provides a broad perspective of how African, Asian, North American and South American cultures as well as Buddhist, Hindu, Hispanic, Jewish, Mormon, Muslim, Protestant, Catholic faiths may consider End-of-Life events. This can help people understand specific belief systems of the grieving friends and family.

The book also examines how particular cultural groups manage End-of-Life services including: attitudes on Advance Healthcare Directives, approaches to pain management, different perspectives on hospital care and home care; as well as distinct funeral practices and ceremonies.

Cultural Awareness Provides the Path to Respecting and Honoring the Deceased

Passare’s book educates readers on cultural diversity regarding End-of-Life events. This helps to ensure a loved one’s End-of-Life experience is respected and honored. It provides a comprehensive breakdown of different cultures and religions in 12 pages, with two helpful resource guides including an FAQ and a Cultural End-of-Life resource. It also includes questions about cultural diversity to prepare and guide readers through one of life’s most important passages.

Passare, Inc. delivers monthly digital newsletters as well as maintains a library of expert resources on many related topics such as cultural diversity in relation to End-of-Life events, wills, life insurance, grief support, veteran benefits, and more. For more information, visit

About Passare:

Passare, Inc. is the industry’s first and most comprehensive End-of-Life Management Platform. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, the privately held company is leveraging technology to transform both the way funeral homes will operate in the 21st century and the service experience for families. Passare eases the emotional, financial, and logistical burden on families by guiding them through one of life’s most important passages with greater simplicity and peace of mind. For more information, please visit

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