What is Death?
Described simply, death happens when the body stops working. A living thing has died when its body is no longer functioning. When someone dies, he or she no longer breathes, eats, sees, hears, feels and feels no pain.
Death is a Natural Part of Life
Death is a topic which many people avoid talking about. In our society, people often feel uncomfortable talking about death. As death is often not discussed openly, it may seem mysterious and even frightening to many. Death however, is a natural part of life and understanding more about it can make it seem less mysterious or frightening.