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How Do You Want Your Story to End - The Benefits of End of Life Planning

A webinar on the importance of end of life planning......

 
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How to Plan for the Unforseen With Websites and Advisors

Oct 10, 2017 12:05 PM

Even thinking about an unexpected, life-changing event can be unsettling. But death or illness can happen at any time. Unfortunately, people do not plan for such events. Of course, the unexpected does happen, and without proper planning, the consequences can be magnified. So what does it take to get people to lay out their wishes concerning their finances, health care and possessions, plus any emotional messages, to loved ones? A lot, advisers said, but persistent nudging does work......

 
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End-of-life planning - not just for patients

There are many metaphors for people in a profession who don't pay the same attention to themselves and their families as those they serve – lawyers who have fools for clients, shoemakers with unshod children, physicians who should heal themselves. So maybe I shouldn't have been surprised when healthcare organizations, including hospitals, long-term care facilities, palliative care and hospice, asked me to talk with them as employers, not just caregivers......

 
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Passwords and Powers of Attorney: Your Digital Estate Planning Options

We don't like to talk about the end of our lives, but it's something that is important to plan for, both for ourselves and for those we leave behind......

 
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Opening The Door To End Of Life Planning

The hardest part of end of life planning for many is just opening the door. It may be tough to think about dying but if you care about your spouse, your children and your grandchildren it is imperative that you prepare. Documenting your end of life wishes ensures your loved ones will be protected...​.....

 
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How end of life planning programs can help LTC providers

When patients have not created a well-crafted end-of-life plan and shared with family and providers, problems frequently ensue. Families are often left to guess at what a loved one would have wanted. Without guidance siblings, surviving spouses or partners are asked to make critical decisions during a very emotional and stressful time. Many times this can lead to divisiveness within the family, making a caregiver's job even more difficult......

 
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Planning For The End

Financial advisors work to make sure clients don’t run out of money in this lifetime, but how about when this lifetime is running out of life? The end-of-life period is an emotionally—and sometimes financially—painful period for families in the process of losing a loved one......

 

Check out the recent TV interview featuring Final Roadmap Co-founder Steve Byrne

Steve Byrne recently chatted with Eileen Kerlin Walsh, host of "Connections" on Palos Heights, 4 TV about the many comprehensive and useful features of Final Roadmap for end-of-life planning. In this excerpt, Steve cites the 'three most important steps" people can take need to make it easier for their loved ones to carry out their wishes: .....

 

Tips on How to Start "The Conversation"

Planning ahead can lead to peace of mind for your family. If you are lucky enough to still have parents, finding out their end of life wishes can help prevent family discord in a highly emotional and stressful time. Also, letting your children know your wishes is a wonderful gift to them. A few hours of preparation can save loved ones a lifetime of bitter feelings and remorse. .....

 

What Will Your Social Media Legacy Be?

The much-used social media sites Facebook and LinkedIn recently yielded to popular pressure to acknowledge the universal truth that everyone is going to die at some point. In these networks, however, one's death does not mean the inevitable death of one's page. .....

 

My Own Life - Oliver Sacks on Learning He Has Terminal Cancer

This moving essay says so eloquently what our service tries to provide our Members- live life on your terms, all the way to the end......

 

Dispute deepens over Ernie Banks' posthumous wishes

Three weeks after Banks suffered a fatal heart attack at 83, a dispute involving his posthumous wishes deepened Monday as the slugger’s adult sons accused Banks’ longtime caregiver, Regina Rice, of coercing him into signing a will that gave her control of his estate. Final Roadmap may not have prevented this but it could have made Mr. Banks wishes clearer to all parties and kept the family in the loop......

 

Why February 15 Is a Great Day to Start the Conversation

The Greeting Card Association estimates that 145,000,000 Valentines will be sent in the U.S. this Valentine’s Day, February 14. The purpose of each is to express love, caring, affection or devotion, and may often be accompanied by a heart-shaped box of drug store chocolates, a dozen overpriced red roses, a romantic candle-lit dinner in a packed restaurant, or, in certain cases of unbridled, aching and desperate love (or lust!)… jewelry......

 

New Year’s Resolution - Make it something that will help yourself and your loved ones!

National Memory Screening Day – November 18, 2014 Open the door and start the conversation!.....

 

Interview with Tim Prosch, Author of “The Other Talk”

We spoke recently with Tim Prosch, author of “The Other Talk: A Guide to Talking with Your Adult Children About the Rest of Your Life.” The AARP book has been ranked at or near the top of Amazon’s Best Seller List for retirement planning and aging since its publication in September 2013......

 

Thanksgiving Holiday, Grab a turkey leg, lift a glass, and start the conversation

There are a million ways to start the conversation! Getting the conversation started about end-of-life planning can be difficult. There’s no right or wrong way to address the issue. Here’s an idea to help you start the dialogue: Thanksgiving Holiday – Grab a turkey leg, lift a glass, and start the conversation.....

 

National Memory Week

National Memory Screening Day – November 18, 2014 Open the door and start the conversation! .....

 

Thanksgiving Holiday - Grab a turkey leg, lift a glass, and start the conversation

Thanksgiving Holiday – Grab a turkey leg, lift a glass, and start the conversation.....

 

Coverage for End-of-Life Talks Gaining Ground

Five years after it exploded into a political conflagration over “death panels,” the issue of paying doctors to talk to patients about end-of-life care is making a comeback, and such sessions may be covered for the 50 million Americans on Medicare as early as next year......

 

FinalRoadMap.com offers more than a bucket list

Daily Herald article on Final Roadmap | The digital vault for your final wishes.....

 
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Share your wishes when healthy

Making your wishes known is a beautiful gift to your loved ones. The people that love you want to act on your behalf. www.finaloadmap.com communicates what that actually means. No wondering, no fighting, no regrets. Peace of mind for end of life......

 

Indiana Man Serves as Reminder After Opting to End Life

The 32-year-old Indiana deer hunter chose to die rather than live on a ventilator and in a wheelchair after he was left paralyzed in a hunting accident earlier this week. His decision is an important reminder of why end of life planning is so important. .....

 

Accounting for the Inevitable

CPAs can be the bridge between clients’ assets and end-of-life decisions......

 

MedCrunch Interview with Steve Byrne of Final Roadmap

Below, he speaks on behalf of all three founders about Final Roadmap, its catalyst for creation, and how end of life decision making has changed over the past 50 years......

 

Final Roadmap: Planning For End Of Life Online

A new website is encouraging its paying members to organize their end of life wishes in the comfort and privacy of their homes with simple, easy to use forms. - See more at: http://www.lifemattersmedia.org/2013/08/final-roadmap-planning-for-end-of-life-online/#sthash.RLWGC8uN.dpuf​.....

 

Living wills and advance directives for medical decisions

This is a great article from the Mayo Clinic encouraging all adults to have their advanced directives though out and recorded......

 
 
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