Death and Life

How to Repurpose Your Dead Relative's Stuff Into a Meaningful Keepsake

How to Repurpose Your Dead Relative's Stuff Into a Meaningful Keepsake

When someone dies, there's so much stuff to sort through. What to do with a half finished hand-crafted table left behind by a deceased grandpa? Guest Blogger Jerry Pahl tells the story of how he found a new purpose and home for Grandpa's table.
Taxes Are Done; Next Take 5 Steps to Prepare for Your Death

Taxes Are Done; Next Take 5 Steps to Prepare for Your Death

With as little as 5 minutes you can start to feel more prepared, have some peace of mind, and provide an incredible gift to your family and loved ones. By spending just a little time planning and thinking through these decisions now you’ll have a lifetime of mental comfort knowing that your end of life will align with your wishes. 
Small gray dog appearing to read a magazine

You Know Your Dog Well But What Happens When You Die?

Guest Blogger, Charity Cole, shares what she wishes she knew about her grandparent's dog, who she adopted after they died.
Kids Need Us To Talk To Them About Death

Kids Need Us To Talk To Them About Death

  Living with the risk of Covid-19 transmission and hearing about the hundreds of thousands of Americans that have died due to Covid-19, our chi...
Valentine's Day Tribute

Valentine's Day Tribute

This season’s design is very near and dear to my heart as it pays tribute to my late husband (Garcy’s father) Joe. “Add some hearts…and a blue rose to the design.” I asked her before she embarked on yet another hand-drawn version of our logo.
Making Difficult Conversations Easier Text messages and card games that help us talk about death.

Making Difficult Conversations Easier

Our Special Guest Blogger is Emma Payne, Founder & CEO of Grief Coach. Grief Coach is a text-based grief support service to help navigate difficult times.
End of Life Times

End of Life Times

Read Lori's article "Talking to the Dead" featured in the End of Life Times: A Reimagine Community Newspaper.
Going Green

Going Green

I've recently changed my mind about this whole death thing.

Not the talking about it or encouraging others to do the same, but personally what I want to happen after I go.

DIY Celebration of Life

DIY Celebration of Life

Celebrations of life can be as unique as every individual. We all have a story, a legacy, a life worth celebrating. Why not gift your loved ones with your own creative input in the process? 
How to Prepare For a Medical Emergency

How to Prepare For a Medical Emergency

On the month of my sixth anniversary working in the emergency department of a community hospital in Los Angeles, I have written some suggestions for how you can prepare for a medical emergency. People don’t plan to come to the ER. They are brought by ambulance or a concerned family or friend due to a medical crisis. 

Sometimes, people are unconscious or unable to provide information. Often, we may not even know their identity.

when I die...

when I die...

when I die…

Hopefully, it will not come anytime soon. I plan to see 100 years and beyond. But plans sometimes change. We’re not in control.

What's the Difference Between Palliative Care and Hospice?

What's the Difference Between Palliative Care and Hospice?

Hospice and palliative care both provide a multidisciplinary approach to symptom management for people with serious illness. How are the programs alike and how are they different?