End-of-life planning

Pax World Management “Investing in Women” March 2015 newsletter recommends The LastingMatters Organizer in the “Practice Management Tip” section- “a great tool for advisors to use with clients, helping to organize their personal intentions”. 

NPR Host Diane Rehm and 4 Outspoken Guests Tackle "Right-to-Die" Topic

February 22, 2015

NPR’s Diane Rehm’s personal story catapulted her to the forefront of the right-to-die debate when she shared her husband’s death with the public. Her husband John struggled with Parkinson’s disease and then struggled with his end-of-life choices. John wanted to die on his own terms but he lived in a state where there was no legal aid-in-dying option.

Centering Corporation and Grief Digest Magazine, an Omaha Nebraska Company providing on-line grief resources, has added The LastingMatters Organizer as a "Grief Resource" on their website. Centering Corporation "helps support groups find the resources they need to make a difference".

Why Planning Ahead Matters in Life & Death

January 21, 2015

In 1903, my great-grandfather, George D. B. Bonbright sold a stamp collection to help fund and open his investment firm in Rochester NY with six employees.  George was a “life planner.” My grandfather was named a partner at Bonbright & Co. where he too was a meticulous planner. In 1958, my father began his 56 year career helping people plan. For over three decades, my husband Tom has served hundreds of families with planning their life’s transitions.

Barbara Sedoric, Founder of LastingMatters, joined four local experts at The Music Hall Loft this fall to discuss a spectrum of issues and the importance of making future plans for ourselves and our loved ones.

Jeff Baxter, MSW, RSW, a social worker from Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, father of twins, and dedicated blogger of Beyond Estate Planning, recently posted a wonderful review of The LastingMatters Organizer.

Barbara Sedoric posted another inspirational story as an Architect of Change on Maria Shriver's website on December 8. The topic?

Rohe's Holiday Hats

December 8, 2014

They recently arrived packaged lovingly in white tissue in a box with a note from his widow.  They sit side by side on our mantle this holiday season next to two others that are perched there.

They sit as a stark and precious reminder of the man who once wore them.

They are Rohe’s red and green, furry, bright, holiday music- playing, ridiculous holiday hats.

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