What is Probate?

Notoriously slow and expensive, you’ve probably heard of probate. You might know it is something you want to avoid, much like a speeding ticket or root canal. But what exactly is it? Probate is the court process often required to begin estate settlement. On average,...

Could Artificial Intelligence Let You ‘Talk’ to the Dead?

What if technology could allow you to “talk” to someone who has passed away? Several tech companies are working with artificial intelligence (AI) to help make that a kind of reality through the use of chatbots and avatars that simulate conversation with a loved one....

How Grief Sparked SF Man’s Quest to Confront Mortality

Moved by the deaths of his mother and later his mother-in-law, Ned Buskirk decided to bring people together to collectively grieve, connect and find more “aliveness.” Buskirk’s San Francisco-based “You’re Going to Die” (YG2D) started as an open mic poetry and music...

The 5 Most Read Solace Blogs of 2021

Whether educational, inspirational or supportive, all of these five blogs have a common thread, conversations that have helped us to navigate the end-of-life experience.