Stages of Death

Understanding the stages of death can help loved ones and caregivers understand how to best support a dying individual in the most gentle, positive way possible. There will be changes both mental and physical, and it helps to be able to recognize those changes and prepare for them.

Naturally, the stages of death will vary from person to person in terms of how quickly they progress, and how the dying individual responds to them. To learn more about how you can help support a loved one going through the stages of death, you may want to read about Grief & Loss in the Mental Health section.