When to Discuss Care Planning

It may be a difficult conversation to have, but in the end, taking the time to discuss care planning and end-of-life choices with your family will save further distress and emotional hardship down the road when it's too late to have those conversations. The mother of a friend of mine recently passed away. Due to [...]

November 7th, 2019|News|Comments Off on When to Discuss Care Planning

Actions to Take After the Death of a Loved One

You've just lost someone close to you. And in the midst of all the heartbreak and grief, there's unnecessary stress. Why? Because now you're in charge of settling the affairs of the deceased, and you aren't sure what to do. You have no idea where any of the deceased's records are. And funeral arrangements? What arrangements? You [...]

March 10th, 2019|Tips|Comments Off on Actions to Take After the Death of a Loved One

Comparing Burial and Cremation

When a person dies, the family must make a decision about what to do with the body.  In the past, the traditional option has been a burial.  Over the years, however, more people have come to prefer the option of cremation.  Cremation is the irreversible process of reducing human remains to bone fragments through direct flame, [...]

December 13th, 2018|Tips|Comments Off on Comparing Burial and Cremation

What Happens When You Die Without A Will

According to a May 2016 Gallup poll, only about 44% of Americans say they have a will that describes how their estate will be handled after their death.  Most people have thought about making a will and other estate documents but just haven’t gotten around to doing it.  It is difficult to discuss planning [...]

October 10th, 2018|Last Will & Testament|Comments Off on What Happens When You Die Without A Will