Going to the Dogs

Dog German Shepard Gunther Wealth Finance Pet

Many animal lovers will leave provisions to care for their furry friends. And for some, that’s more than your average kibble.    Meet Gunther. Well, actually, Gunther the 6th.  He may seem like an ordinary dog, but this German Shepherd is worth  $500 million!  In 1992, Karlotta Leibenstein who was a German Countess, left her … Read more

The End of Life Guideline Series by Barbara Karnes

  Barbara Karnes, RN, is an internationally respected speaker, educator, author, and considered a leader on matters of end-of-life. While present at the bedside of hundreds of people during the dying process, hospice pioneer Karnes noticed that each death was following a near-identical scenario. Each person was going through the stages of death in almost … Read more

What to Expect at a Jewish Funeral

In the Jewish faith, the community has their own customs in regard to funeral practices. Some customs are dictated by tradition while others are the result of local laws and regulations. Rabbi Joe Black has laid out the steps for family and mourners and what to expect at a Jewish Funeral Read the full article … Read more

It’s Your Funeral!: Plan the Celebration of a Lifetime–Before It’s Too Late

Death is scary—but planning your funeral doesn’t have to be! It’s Your Funeral! will help demystify death, decrease your anxiety, and put the fun back in funeral, whether that means a drunken bacchanal or a somber reflection on just how great you were. Every stage of the legacy planning process is considered, from a burial outfit to a funeral … Read more

Ask Them to Tell You Their Stories

In the presence of tragedy, we often say “I can’t imagine”. In these days of the ‘grief pandemic’, Rebecca Soffer thinks it’s time that we do imagine. “The truth is, it’s not that we can’t imagine the experience. It’s that we don’t want to. In saying that the deep loss someone is feeling is too … Read more

Celebrating Easter After the Death of a Mother

Holidays can be difficult when you are missing and grieving someone. But it seems a bit harder when it’s your mom. Usually it is our mothers who organize family dinners and events, so when she’s gone, how do we approach the holiday without her? The folks at Cake have a website of resources and tools to help with grief and end of life and general “navigating mortality”.

How Memorial Tattoos Help the Bereaved

“Tattooing one’s grief can be an act of resistance to the notion that grief can or should be cured … The act of tattooing suggests that grief is permanent and that it is life-long, visible, and always present.”   For some, memorializing their loved one with a tattoo is a way to keep a part … Read more

Understanding grief: Symptoms, Stages, and Coping

Grief is a natural response to loss, yet can still be difficult to understand. That’s why the folks at  Single Care  published this medically-reviewed guide to provide important tips and resources for those grieving and their loved ones. Read the full article here >>    

Millennials Are Feeling Their Mortality

It isn’t just the senior population that have their last wishes recorded. As the Wall Street Journal reports, the pandemic has changed the way younger people are looking at getting their affairs in order. Read the Full Article Here >>

COPE-ing with the Loss of a Child

The COPE Foundations was formed by and for parents dealing with the loss of a child.  Through this free service, people can find comfort and support by being together with those who could understand. Learn More Here >>

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