Doctor Explores the Dreams of Hospice Patients

Pre-death dreams and visions “have been reported throughout history and across cultures. They are mentioned in the Bible, Plato’s Republic, Shakespeare,” says Dr. Christopher Kerr in a TedTalk about his research of the dreams of hospice patients, viewed more than 3.6...

Study: What Motivates Millennials to Plan?

A recent study of 20,000 millennials who created an estate plan found they group was motivated by parenthood and the pandemic, love their pets, want to give back to charities and science and prefer less traditional goodbyes. The Estate Planning Study by Trust and Will...

End-of-Life Planning Tips for the LGBQT+ Community

In 2014, Jennifer Gable, a transgender woman, was presented as a man at her Idaho funeral. Though she had legally changed her name in 2007, her family chose to refer to her incorrect former name, cut her hair and have her dressed in a suit in an open casket ceremony....

Rituals of Gratitude Mark True Meaning of Memorial Day

Many may think of Memorial Day as the time to buy a new refrigerator or fire up the grill for the kick-off of summer, but it is also a solemn holiday that celebrates those who died during their military service. Memorial Day was once called Decoration Day and founded...

Speaking Grief: Documentary Aims to Open Conversation

“I think people that haven’t gone through that kind of loss don’t understand the way it affects everything in your brain and your body and your mind and everything in life,” Jack StockLynn of Portland shares in a new documentary about grief. The documentary, Speaking...