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Dealing with Grief and Fears

Grief is a part of life. This doesn’t make it easy to deal with. Maybe you have a fear of dying. Perhaps you’re dealing with the loss of a loved one. You are not alone. We’re here to help.

6 Ways to Manage Grief and Rebuild Your Life After a Loss
24 hours ago

6 Ways to Manage Grief and Rebuild Your Life After a Loss

By  •  Mindset

After my husband passed away from cancer and the dust had settled, I was soon left to deal with the pain and suffering that would ensue. I didn’t know how or where to begin putting the pieces of my life back together again. Read More

Nothing Similar Between Weddings and Funerals? Check Out These 3 Planning Tips!
6 days ago

Nothing Similar Between Weddings and Funerals? Check Out These 3 Planning Tips!

By  •  Family

Funerals and memorial services are the parties no one wants to plan. My niece and her fiancé took months to put together all of the elements of their wedding. This young man’s parents had the heart-wrenching task of creating a funeral in five days…
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7 Reasons Why Having a Good Estate Plan Can Save Your Family After You’re Gone
2 weeks ago

7 Reasons Why Having a Good Estate Plan Can Save Your Family After You’re Gone

While death and taxes are the two certainties in life, no one ever expects their child to die before themselves. Yet life comes in different flavors. Here is a great example I always consider…

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Grief and Loss in the Time of Coronavirus
2 months ago

Grief and Loss in the Time of Coronavirus

“Embrace your grief, for there your soul will grow.” – Carl Jung. “We all grieve in different ways. Mine is probably different from most people,” my sister explained her need for privacy to the Rabbi after our father died…
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How to Create and Share Your Lasting Legacy of Love
2 months ago

How to Create and Share Your Lasting Legacy of Love

Several years ago, my friend, Arlene, finalized her estate documents. Those important papers included her legal will, revocable trust, living will, and powers of attorney for financial and medical matters…
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What Do You Think About the Right to Live?
2 months ago

What Do You Think About the Right to Live?

A few years ago, an acquaintance of mine whom I will refer to as Margo shared with me a disturbing story. She had taken her healthy, independent 90-year-old aunt to the physician’s…
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Why Do People Say What They Do in Their Final Hours Before Death?
2 months ago

Why Do People Say What They Do in Their Final Hours Before Death?

Many years ago, I was visiting a friend’s house, having just heard that her husband was in his last few days. She was not a close friend, but I knew them both as part of the Quaker community…
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4 Questions to Guide Your End of Life Planning (#2 is So Important!)
2 months ago

4 Questions to Guide Your End of Life Planning (#2 is So Important!)

In today’s video, author and non-profit Before I Go Solutions founder Jane Duncan Rogers take a deep and compassionate look at end-of-life planning for women over 60. Read More

3 Pointers to What You CAN Control Around Coronavirus
2 months ago

3 Pointers to What You CAN Control Around Coronavirus

All of a sudden, it seems that coronavirus has come closer much more swiftly than we thought it would. However, although we may not have any control over when, where…
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7 Things You Can Do When Experiencing Moments of Vulnerability and Anxiety
3 months ago

7 Things You Can Do When Experiencing Moments of Vulnerability and Anxiety

Recently, a friend told me about feeling increased anxiety. She had had a kidney transplant over 20 years ago, but, now in her 60s, she finds herself getting very upset with any new physical symptom…
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