Coping with a Loved One’s Terminal Diagnosis

When someone you love is diagnosed with a terminal illness, it can feel like your whole world has been turned upside down. An array of emotions may be felt, such as sadness, confusion, anger and fear about the future. It’s important to find ways to cope with this devastating new reality so that you are […]

How to Cope with a Terminal Illness

When you are first given the news that you have a terminal illness, it can feel like your world has come crashing down. Everything you once thought was certain is now suddenly up in the air, and you may have no idea how to move forward. While every person’s experience with a terminal illness is […]

Protect Your Most Valuable Possessions

Natural Disaster, trees and grass on fire

Natural disasters can come upon us at any time. Unfortunately for many people, some of the most important items and mementos are lost forever. Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be this way. You can take steps today to decide what things you want to protect and keep in safe holding. Some items, such as heirlooms […]

The Only Two Certainties in Life

Benjamin Franklin is quoted as saying “The only two certainties in life are death and taxes”. While these may not be the most inspiring words to hear, we can all agree to its truth. There are those who will do everything to avoid facing this inescapable reality but at some point, death and taxes are […]

Til Death Do Us Part

The timeless vow, “Til death do us part,” is a phrase familiar to us all. Yet, how many newlyweds genuinely anticipate it becoming their reality before they have the chance to grow old together, gray-haired and content? The truth is, not many. While most couples do indeed savor a long and blessed life side by […]

Coping Through the Pain

One of the most difficult thoughts for people to have when they think about their death is the thoughts of their loved ones. Many people worry about how their families’ lives will be impacted, how they will cope through their pain, and how they will move forward in life. While we can’t know the answers […]

Milestone Moments

When it comes to life, one of the most difficult thoughts for people to have is the thought of life coming to an end. Many things come to mind, but at the forefront are thoughts of leaving those you love behind. If you are married or have children, your heart sinks at the idea of […]

How Will You Be Remembered

Have you ever wondered what others would say about you at your funeral or how you would be remembered? For many of us, we envision, or at least hope for, praise and honor for all of our life’s accomplishments and proudest moments. We hope for kind words to be said about our character and values. […]

Put your Post-Life Affairs in Order

One of the greatest gifts you can offer your loved ones before you pass is to arrange the details of your estate so that they don’t have to. For many families, this can be a complicated and sensitive process, however it does not have to be this way. Why should anyone take the time now […]

Family Division After Death

We’ve all heard the horror stories before of inhouse feuding and family division after the death of a loved one, usually a parent or similar figure. Sibling rivalry, parents and their children, extended family members, all believing that they’ve somehow been unfairly considered or overlooked in the distribution of their loved one’s assets. Not only […]