Crisis Planning

Filipendulous

February 8, 2013

What does filipendulous mean?

I know; I had never heard that word before in my life, until I stumbled across it in an article about planning for the end of life.

Filipendulous means  "hanging by a thread".

The Buzz-A Beehive of Activity

November 2, 2012

Have you ever thrown a family reunion at the very last minute with no advance planning for details including where your reunion will be located, where you will house all of your incoming family members, how you will provide transporation to and from the airport at all hours of the day and night, what kind of food and how many meals to plan on, what the appropriate attire should be, and what the other forms of entertainment for the weekend will be?

7 Tasks to Tackle ASAP

October 22, 2012

Here are 7 tasks to deal with ASAP whether or not your loved one's death was sudden or expected.

1. 911

Contacting the emergency medical team is probably the first number you will dial. Someone died. And you need help. Then it is time to say goodbye and have your loved one transported to the local hospital or funeral home. Someone has to officially declare the death.

Let's Be Candid

October 15, 2012

Honestly. No one really enjoys talking about death do they?

And no one really enjoys bringing up a very delicate topic that can create that weird silent gap in a conversation between child and parent or visa versa, do they?

But we should all make our own plan and then communicate it.  Or, communicate it first then document it.

Why?

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