Don’t Be Caught Dead in that Ugly Dress! (And 4 Other Good Reasons to Preplan)

2017-09-11T16:58:59+00:00Aging, Clothes, Dangerous, Death / Funerals, Family, Money, Style|

You’ve always said you wouldn’t be caught dead in that hideous dress. You know the one—that floral, Pepto-Bismol pink monstrosity your cousin gave you for your birthday. Of course, you didn’t want to hurt her feelings. So instead of returning it to the store, you crammed that gruesome garb into the back of your closet, [...]

Danielle Radulovich-Nelson brings a new twist on saying goodbye on ABD SIZZLE

2017-09-11T16:58:59+00:00Aging, Dangerous, Death / Funerals, Family, Inspiration|

Danielle Radulovich-Nelson is co-owner of Kozlak-Radulovich Funeral Chapels in NE Minneapolis, Blaine and Maple Grove. As a funeral director for 13 years in the longtime family business, Radulovich-Nelson has embraced an evolution in funeral services today, helping those who grieve remember loved ones in a deeply personal or creative way. She's passionate about offering ideas [...]

Hey Fido…Come, Sit and Stay for the News…You’re a Trust Beneficiary!

2017-09-11T16:59:00+00:00Aging, Care Giving, Death / Funerals, Gifts, Legal, Pets|

Many of us consider our pets to be part of our family.  This means we worry about who will care for them in the event of our deaths, but more importantly, how do we make sure there’s enough money set aside for this purpose?  Minnesota, last but not least, has finally joined the ranks of [...]

Grandma’s “Simple” Will – A Great Story!!

2017-09-11T16:59:02+00:00Aging, Dangerous, Death / Funerals, Family, Finance, Legal, Relationships|

Grandma, bless her soul, was a generous lady.  She wanted to name each grandchild in her will so that they would know how special each of them was to her.  So, one day she decides to create her will with an on-line program.  Keeping things simple, her will stated: *  All tangible personal property to [...]

6 Steps to Survive The Holiday Season After Loss

2017-09-11T16:59:07+00:00Aging, Death / Funerals, Family, Holiday, Mothers/Daughters, Relationships|

by Donna Mebane • December 1, 2015 • BA50 For years, I made my children listen to Bing Crosby as we decorated the Christmas tree. One day, I reasoned, I would be gone and I imagined them downloading ‘ole Bing and carrying on the tradition with their own children. When they got to the song, [...]

How doctors want to die is different than most people

2017-09-11T16:59:09+00:00Aging, Care Giving, Death / Funerals, Family, Health Care|

By Stephanie O'Neill, Southern California Public Radio Dr. Kendra Fleagle Gorlitsky recalls the anguish she used to feel performing CPR on elderly, terminally ill patients. "I felt like I was beating up people at the end of their life," she says. It looks nothing like what people see on TV. In real life, ribs often [...]

National Healthcare Decisions Day: Taking the Time to Plan #PlanNowOptum

2017-09-11T16:59:11+00:00Aging, Care Giving, Death / Funerals, Family, Health Care, Legal|

Tips on How to Begin Necessary Conversations with Loved Ones about Their End of Life Care Wishes By Dr. James Mittelberger April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day – A day set aside to encourage all of us to discuss important advance planning end of life health care wishes. It’s an opportunity to begin the [...]

Moments Of Life Hospice PSA

2017-09-11T16:59:14+00:00Aging, Care Giving, Cool People, Death / Funerals, Family, Health Care, Life and Work, Mothers/Daughters, Relationships|

Moments of Life: Made Possible by Hospice is showing the world that hospice is about more than care for the dying. Hospice and palliative care can make more meaningful moments possible, even when a person is facing a serious or even terminal illness. You may be surprised by the many facets of hospice. Watch this [...]

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