Tag Archives: end-of-life

“If” by Bread

A memorial song with a romantic view of the end of life

It’s often difficult to put into words how much you care for someone important in your life. Many of us squander the small opportunities we get every day to express our gratitude and love for the people around us. And … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Good to Go: A Guide To Preparing for the End of Life” by Jo Myers

Radio Personality Jo Myers' neighborly end-of-life guide for baby boomers and their parents

Jo Myers left her job in radio after a 33-year career to write “Good to Go: A Guide to Preparing for the End of Life.” And the book is exactly what it purports to be — a guide to end-of-life planning … Continue reading

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A Holiday Album: The Gift of a Life Review

A priceless way to honor your and your loved one's lives

Working with and being the student of those facing the end of life for many years, I have witnessed what really matters in living and in dying. Prompted to examine the life I was living and the legacy I would … Continue reading

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Elderly New Zealanders And Their DIY Coffins

Seniors across New Zealand get together to socialize and build their own coffins

According to the Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand, the average cost of a funeral there can be between $6,500 and $7,000. A coffin alone can range between $1,000 and $10,000. Now some clever New Zealand seniors have come up with an alternative to … Continue reading

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Join Us at the End of Life Resource Fair

Sponsored by the San Francisco Jewish Community Center

The San Francisco Jewish Community Center is featuring its second annual resource fair dedicated to death and dying, Embracing the Journey: End of Life Resource Fair. The event will be held on Sunday, November 13th from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., so mark … Continue reading

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“Hospice matters. The end of life deserves as much beauty, care and respect as the beginning.”

-- Anonymous
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