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Deaf and Hard of Hearing Survivor Considerations

When my mom died, my dad had more than the typical challenges of a survivor – my dad was predominantly deaf and my mom was his ears. Because he had profound hearing loss, he did not feel completely comfortable being … Continue reading

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Another Great Tool for Closing Online Accounts After a Death

My wonderful friend Mary sent this link to me and what a great site it is! Everplans (currently in beta) is a great tool for funeral and death planning with a few tools for after a death including an extensive … Continue reading

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5 Reasons You Should Follow Chris Raymond, About.com’s Death and Dying Expert

Editor’s note: This is a confession. It is about breast-cancer awareness. It is about the pink. For years I have taken silent issue with this unending media frenzy while simmering in a frustrated pot of pink that permeates everything I … Continue reading

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Planning for Your Survivors

People tell me all the time ‘You should write another book on how to plan for death!’ Fortunately, hundreds of others have thought the same thing and have done exactly that. I then refer them to a couple of my … Continue reading

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Telephone Script for High Priority Tasks Following a Death

Another blog worth repeating since someone asked me about this recently. When I contacted the Social Security Administration to notify them of my mom’s death, I picked up the phone, dialed the number and was all ready to professionally notify … Continue reading

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