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Create Your Advance Directive in 8 Steps

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Who would speak for you if a serious accident or illness left you unable to speak for yourself?

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U.S. Trails on Bereavement Leave

Monday April 21, 2014

Despite setting the bar in many areas concerning fair labor practices and worker-friendly regulations, the United States continues to lag behind other developed countries in one key area: mandatory bereavement leave for employees. Read More...

Does Cryonics Mean Heaven Can Wait?

Tuesday April 15, 2014

Clock in ice

A new documentary film offers an inside look at Michigan's Cryonics Institute and raises a challenging question: Have human beings actually discovered a way to cheat death? Read More...

National Healthcare Decisions Day 2014

Tuesday April 1, 2014

According to a 2006 survey published by the Pew Research Center, 95% of Americans have heard of a living will, which specifies the medical treatments that someone wants/doesn't want at the end of life. Unfortunately, less than a third of the U.S. population has actually created one (29%) according to that survey. Read More...

Why Bother Attending a Funeral?

Monday March 31, 2014

Value of Funerals

Given life's hectic pace these days, it's easy to rationalize that attending a funeral ranks less important than [INSERT REASON HERE]. The next time you catch yourself tempted to skip a funeral or memorial service, remember these six reasons why you should make the effort. Read More...

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