Emotional & Logistical Chat Support

Our Near Navigators reduce stress and offer practical support for loved ones experiencing serious illness through the end of life and loss.


Your Place to Ask Questions (Nothing is Off Limits)

We offer one-on-one professional companionship and guidance for family, friends, and caregivers. 

“In the midst of chaos and uncertainty, Near Navigators are compassionate guides. They help patients and caregivers walk through death and dying in a way that aligns with their goals and values.”

- Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider, End Well Founder

How Can a Navigator Help Me?

  • Space to Talk

    about your feelings without censorship

  • Prioritization

    Preserving energy for what is most important

  • Information & Resources

    from diagnosis through after loss and grief

  • Answers to Questions

    about death and what to expect

  • Pain Management

    Non-medical techniques for alleviating suffering

  • Legacy Projects

    Life reflections, storytelling, and memories

  • Grief Support

    Support for the complexities of loss

  • Companionship

    for each step of this uncertain journey

  • End of Life Planning

    Advanced care planning to funeral preparation


Your Companion for each Step of the journey


Create a Near Account

Working with a Navigator instills a sense of confidence and reassurance, knowing that you have a trusted ally by your side to navigate this time with compassion and expertise


Get Unlimited Text Support

Our Near Navigators are trained, professional end-of-life doulas and educators available to you via text. Texts will be responded to within 24 hours – usually much sooner.


Flexible Membership for Good

Near Navigation is $49/month for unlimited text support. You can cancel your membership anytime. A portion of your membership will be used to fund our Near Scholarships

Overwhelmed with decisions? Feeling fearful or uncertain?

You’re one text away from help.

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