Estate planning

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.

On February 17 at 6:30PM, Barbara Bates Sedoric will talk about planning for the end of life and what happens after death in the "Peace of Mind" series at the Portsmouth Public Library in the Levenson Community Room. The Peace of Mind series focuses on helping people prepare for and work through life's challenges.

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 Bates Sedoric interview with Rich Dipentima, Host of the "So Much for Seniors" TV program, recently aired on Portsmouth, New Hampshire's Comcast Channel 98 (PMMTV).

Ellevate is a global professional women's network launched by Sallie Krawcheck.

National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) recently listed LastingMatters and The LastingMatters Organizer as a resource for family conversations on their website. National Healthcare Decisions Day is April 16.

Canadian Seniors Association, located in Ontario, Canada, has listed LastingMatters and The LastingMatters Organizer as a valuable resource under the "Real Life Stories & Resources" section on their website Ex

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.

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