Radio Shows that interviewed Beverly Molander and/or Dave Savage

Dave and Beverly provide lively and valuable information as interview guests.

They share ideas, advice and resources from their bookk Heartfelt Memorial Services: Your Guide to Planning Meaningful Funerals Celebrations of Life and Times of Remembrance, and from their website.

Eugeria Radio Show  September 2015 with Dave and Beverly

Finally in Print… A Must-Have Guide for Heartfelt Memorial Services and Celebrations of Life!

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Coffee Talk with Soy

August 2015   Soy -347 855-8743
End of life decisions are tough and life without a loved one is tougher.  Let’s honor them in ensuring that their memorial or funeral services are heartfelt. This podcast offers suggestions and great ideas to making end of life services more personable and memorable.  Guests Dave Savage and Beverly Molander.

Chaz Wesley – From Grief to Grace Show  First heard on Unity.FM  June 18th 6 18 2015

Heartfelt Memorial Services, With Beverly Molander

Whether you are in the midst of caregiving, saying goodbye, or planning a funeral or time of remembrance, Beverly Molander’s new book Heartfelt Memorial Services (co-written with husband Dave Savage) provides comfort, reassurance, plans of action, and a voice of grace. Beverly joins host Chaz Wesley to share thoughts and ideas about creating meaningful experiences when families gather on the journey.  Chaz is the author of From Grief to Grace.

Eugeria Radio Show   June 2013 show
Capturing the Memories of a Lifetime
Interview with Dave Savage, owner of Memory Keepers Video.  Dave provides ideas and services for creating activities that simulate sharing and recording family stories, history, talents, skills, ethical wills and personalities as a priceless gift to extended and future generations.

Eugeria Radio Show   May 2013 show
“You’re the only one that’s not afraid to touch me”  about hospice volunteering
Dave is interviewed with another hospice volunteer

Affirmative Prayer: Activating the Power of Yes Show  First heard on Unity.FM  June 2013
Beverly interviews husband Dave Savage about ways of creating family activities that foster sharing Family Stories as a Legacy


 Beverly occasionally interviews experts on topics related to our book, Heartfelt Memorial Services: Your Guide for Planning Meaningful Funerals, Celebrations of Life and Times of Remembrance.


For Those of Us Who Are Grieving—The Eight Words That Can Renew Your Life

Monday, March 23, 2015

Barbara Rubel is an expert in traumatic loss, death by suicide, and bereavement. Why? Because she had to find a way to get through it herself. Her dad committed suicide on the same day she gave birth to triplets. If you are suffering from grief, do yourself a life-changing favor and go to her website, read her book But I Didn’t Say Goodbye, read Thin Threads: Grief to Renewal, and look her up at Instead of posttraumatic stress, we talk about posttraumatic growth. You won’t treat your grief the same way after listening to this show.


Dr. Gloria Horsley, Open to Hope Foundation

Monday, December 15, 2014

Grief and loss is difficult any time of the year, and when the holidays come around, it’s particularly painful. Whether your loss is recent or long ago, there are things we can do to recover. Dr. Gloria Horsley, cofounder of Open to Hope, describes how we can expect to go through our grief after the first, second, and third years, and even into the future. Are you a friend of the person grieving? Here are some suggestions: Just show up and sit, bear witness to the loss, don’t try to be profound or philosophical, and do an act of kindness (like walk the dog). You’ll find what you need at


Life Transitions and Rites of Passage: Portals to Conscious Elderhood

Monday, November 24, 2014

Ron Pevny has some questions and some possible answers for boomers who are coming of age in a new way. Ron has created a new model for aging and shows us how we are not entering the twilight of our years, but a new dawn. Let’s identify new goals, navigate grief and loss, discover new ways to contribute, and uncover avenues of profound personal development. Sounds like fun!  See Ron’s  website


Barbara Ann and Pete Simone—Kids’ Grief Relief

Monday, November 17, 2014
Children’s Grief Awareness Day is November 20, always held the Thursday before Thanksgiving. Our special guests, Barbara Ann and Pete Simone, founded Kids’ Grief Relief out of Fripp Island, South Carolina, when they realized how many children are in pain with the grief and loss they suffer when a loved one dies. How do children move beyond the loss of a parent or sibling? It may take a while, but it can happen. The Simones explain the most important needs of a child during this crucial time and tell us about some activities and rituals that can honor their loss and help them heal.


Joshua Slocum, Funeral Consumer’s Alliance

Monday, July 14, 2014

Have you been involved in funeral planning lately? Did you know that embalming is not required in the 50 states; and neither is a coffin or casket for a ground burial? The Federal Trade Commission has a Funeral Rule booklet that is good to know about before you need it. It requires disclosure from funeral homes before you pay money or sign on the dotted line. It could save you a lot of money and anxiety. Joshua Slocum, executive director of the Funeral Consumer’s Alliance, tells us how we can be more proactive in planning for that ultimate day. Go to for this and much more information.


Death Cafe Mark LaRocca-Pitts, Atlanta, Georgia, and Kim Ryder, Ettalong Beach, Australia

Monday, May 12, 2014

Come and join us at the Death Café! It sounds foreboding, but there are more than 300 Death Cafés with more than 3,000 participants in Europe, North America, and Australia. Kim Ryder is a mom of a tiny daughter and a doula (midwife) who helps families move through the death process of their loved one. She founded a Death Café in Ettalong Beach in Australia. Mark LaRocca-Pitts is a board certified chaplain and is cofounder of the Death Café in Atlanta, Georgia. The Death Café is a safe and friendly setting to discuss death, dying, and end of life concerns while enjoying tea and cake! More info at


Francis Weller: Entering the Healing Ground: Grief, Ritual, and the Soul of the World

Monday, March 10, 2014

Author Francis Weller says that we all have grief—for our lost selves, our loved ones, our community, the environment, and the world—and that grief unexpressed “hardens and becomes solid like a stone.”’ This unprocessed grief is often diagnosed as depression. There are rituals we can do, together or by ourselves, that can help us contain our grief and then release it. What a wonderful way to Activate the Power of Yes. Visit


Russell Shippee and Dave Savage

Monday, August 19, 2013

Are you sick of the way you are living your life? Is the way you are living it making you sick? That’s what happened to Beverly’s guest, Russell Shippee, author of Our Journey Is Our Work: Creating My Obituary. Today Russell is Activating the Power of Yes by making a difference, to his community, his family, and himself. Do you feel like your life is off course?  Are you letting someone/something else do the steering? You can be the captain of your life once again. Also joining us is Dave Savage, coauthor of Heartfelt memorial Services.


Kate’s Club for Children and Teens Who Have Lost a Parent or Sibling Through Death

Monday, August 12, 2013

What would it be like to be a child and lose a parent or sibling through death? Kate Atwood and Emily Hawkins know all too well how this kind of loss can have a haunting impact on the rest of a child’s life. That’s why Kate’s Club was founded—to empower children and teens facing life after the death of a parent or sibling. There is a way to Activate the Power of Yes to life, even while going through the grieving process. If you or a friend or family member are going through this experience, do not miss this show. and National Alliance for Grieving Children,


Dave Savage, Memory Keepers Video

Monday, June 3, 2013

Got any family plans for Father’s Day, Fourth of July or summertime? Dave Savage, Memory Keepers Video, gives some helpful tips on how to record your family tributes and stories as a legacy for generations to come. Don’t know where to start? He’ll suggest how to get organized and what kinds of questions to ask. That’s Activating the Power of Yes in a family way!


Sona Mehring, Founder of CaringBridge

Monday, February 20, 2012

If you’ve ever had a loved one in a significant health challenge, you know how important it is to keep open lines of communication among the patient, caregivers, family and friends. Sona Mehring founded CaringBridge, an organization that provides free websites so caregivers and patients can add health updates and photos to share their story, while visitors to the website leave messages of love, hope and compassion in the guestbook. Ms. Mehring tells us what got her started on this compassionate service and where the organization is headed next. For more information, go to