Dying & Death Talk

Looking at dying and death for what it is: a part of life.



How to Talk to Your Grown Kids About Your Mortality

Courtesy of | By Elizabeth Fishel and Jeffrey Arnett | Originally Posted 01.07.2016 | Published 10.30.2019 During a car ride, Peter brought up to his two twentysomethings what his end-of-life wishes would be: No heroic measures, because he wouldn’t want to... Continue Reading →


10 Money Questions to Ask Your Parents

Courtesy of US News and World | By Kimberly Palmer | Images by Getty |Originally Posted 10.14.2014 | Published 10.26.2019 Many families put off these conversations until crisis hits. Getty Images Talk in advance. Waiting to tackle difficult topics... Continue Reading →

6 Questions to Ask Before Writing a Living Will

Courtesy of US News and World Report | By Geoff Williams |Image by Getty | Originally posted 09.04.2019 | Published 10.22.2019 CREATING A LIVING WILL is a task that's often neglected on a financial to-do list – but it shouldn't be.... Continue Reading →

‘The pastor said we killed my friend because we were all sinners’: People reveal the most inappropriate and awkward things they’ve experienced at FUNERALS

Courtesy of The Daily Mail | By Shirley Donlon | Photo by Shutterstock /Syd Productions |Originally Published 03.07.2019 | Posted 09.20.2019 The conversation began in a Reddit thread, which has since gone viralUser Thedonutgirl began the conversation, as she asked... Continue Reading →

Sacred Cat Rug

Courtesy of | Published 09.14.2019 Possibly the world's oldest rug, this Egyptian relic is woven entirely from ancient cat hair and once carried a mummified human foot.  Of all the oddities in St. Augustine, Florida, the Moorish, Alhambra Palace-inspired Villa Zorayda... Continue Reading →

Coping With the Death of Old Friends and Siblings

As we age, the losses come more frequently. We need to give them their due. Courtesy of | By Debbie Reslock | Originally Published 03.21.2017 | Posted 09.05.2019 In our family, my dad used to say we’d all be... Continue Reading →

New technology is forcing us to confront the ethics of bringing people back from the dead

Courtesy of | By Adrienne Matei | Illustration by Reuters/KacperPempel | Originally Published 01.27.2017 | Posted 08.02.2019 Imagine you have a close friend you frequently communicate with via text. One day, they suddenly die. You reel, you cry, you... Continue Reading →

I Needed to Save My Mother’s Memories. I Hacked Her Phone.

Courtesy of The New York Times | By Leslie Berlin | Illustration by Claire Merchlinsky | Originally Published 06.10.2019 | Posted 07.27.2019 After she died, breaking into her phone was the only way to put together the pieces of her... Continue Reading →

MP’s speech on assisted dying: ‘the law forced my father into a lonely death’ – video

Courtesy of The Guardian | By Parliament TV | Originally Published 07.05.2019 | Posted 07.14.2019

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