It is time to do some serious spring cleaning in Boomers’ basements, attics and garages filled to the brim with family mementos and “treasures”.
What is your gut reaction to the title of this post?
What do you think about building your own coffin?
Are you sitting there thinking that’s not only crazy, but a bit morbid? Or are you thinking-hey-that’s not such a bad idea…
My gut reaction is why not? Why not plan for death?
Writing an obituary for your loved one after their death is quite possibly one of the hardest tasks to do well.
First of all, one tends to be in a the midst of being consumed by grief, with emotions running all over the map, taking over any ability to think clearly or rationally, much less putting more than two accurate sentences together in a meaningful way.
Are you feeling gleeful today?
Do you have a skip in your step? Are you snapping your fingers and tapping your toes?
It must be the vernal equinox at play marking a shift in the way we feel.
Sorting through and parting with your loved one’s personal items after their death is possibly one of the hardest tasks to do…ever.
Nothing really prepares you for the emotional challenge of deciding what to keep and what not to.
Here's a sneak preview of the cover of the forthcoming book: "The LastingMatters Organizer". Maria Shriver recently posted my story titled "Even Healthy People Should Keep Their Affairs in Order" in her "Inspirational Stories from Architects of Change" section of Maria's website at www.MariaShriver.com.
This post is about a father who has a special message to give his daughter.
Each and every day.
Funerals are happening every single minute all over the world; each funeral having it's own personal imprint and private touches to honor those that have died.
There has been an inordinate amount of headline news recently regarding planning a funeral.
Sometimes, it is a good idea to take a look at stats and facts in order to fully grasp what is really going on in the world. The information posted below was found on the following websites: the Administration on Aging; the US census bureau; Alzheimers Association; The National Council on Aging; U.S. Defense Government; The World Health Organization; National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.