Dying & Death Talk

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



Dealing With Depression: A Resource Guide

Courtesy of The Recovery Village Columbus If you or someone you know is suffering from depression, it can be difficult to know where to turn. There are many excellent resources online that you can use to find out more about... Continue Reading →

As reverse mortgages end, heirs are left with heartache

Courtesy of USA Today |By Nick Penzenstadler, USA Today | Originally Posted 12.23.2019 | Posted 02.08.2020 After a death, heirs who want to pay off reverse mortgages to hold onto a family home can be stymied by a seemingly endless... Continue Reading →

Dr. Lisa Talks About…Shame-Based Distress

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 →

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