I Woke Up Dead…Now What?! Welcome to a candid #conversation about #life. This is a safe place to share #experiences, learn best practices, and ask the tough questions in order to prepare for end-of-life realties we all will face, not only for ourselves, but our #pets too! Episode 8: A Closer Look At Body Donation...What You Really Need to … [Read more...] about Episode 8: A Closer Look At Body Donation
Shades of Green To appreciate what is considered a “Green Burial” it’s important to understand the history, regulations, and current practices that have led up to today’s “Green” options for body disposition after #death. After reading this, one thing will be abundantly clear. There is no one size fits all “Green Final Care or Burial” practice. … [Read more...] about Shades Of Green: What Is a Green Burial?
Define "The Talk" When we were young, we dreaded the thought of our parents having "The Talk"! Back in the day, "The Talk" was commonly known as the conversation about "The Birds and The Bees". This was code for discussing physical and hormonal changes, which lead to the conversation about sex. So, just like talking about sex, won't get a person … [Read more...] about How to Have “The Talk” With Your Aging Parents
Did you know that most pets' lives end when their owner's life ends? Here are two eye opening facts: Sixty-seven percent of Americans DO NOT have an estate plan. (April 2022 CNBC) Seventy-six percent of all United States households have some type of domestic pet. (American Medical Veterinary Association 2022 report) Based on those two … [Read more...] about Save Your Pet’s Life – Create A Plan!
New Book, “It’s Complicated!”, helps ease the confusion of dealing with coverage options, benefits, and responsibilities revolving around Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, Long-Term Care, and End-of-Life Planning for people and their pets. With her latest book, “It’s Complicated! What you should know about Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, … [Read more...] about New Book, “It’s Complicated!” Just Released
My Pet Just Died - A "Step-By-Step Guide " It's inevitable at some point we will have to say good-bye to our precious pets. When we are prepared to say farewell to our pet, it's one thing, however when our family member dies unexpectedly at home it can be devastating. Below is a guide on how to respectfully care for and contain your pet's remains … [Read more...] about My Pet Just Died