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End of life

From understanding final wishes to knowing what to do when someone dies, we talk about it all here

Making a Funeral Announcement for a Relative

Collaborative Post There is no easy way to approach organising a funeral for a loved one. Dealing with grief is hard. It can be physically and mentally draining and can leave you struggling to think clearly about things the way you normally would. But at the same time, there is a lot of pride in […]

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How can an end of life doula help my family?

While doulas are becoming more well-known in the UK, they’re usually associated with the process of giving birth. Yet today there’s a growing band of end of life doulas, whose role it is to help people with life-limiting conditions and those they love to get the most out of the time they have left together. […]

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How to Enjoy Your Retirement Fund

Collaborative Post Planning for retirement is something that most of us have been taught from a young age as something that’s important. However, retirement doesn’t look the same for everyone and whilst the norm up until now has been to save that money and use the retirement fund to live off. Things have changed a […]

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Organising a funeral

Some people like to plan their own funeral. Others don’t want to think about it and leave the organisation to family once they’ve gone. Either way, it’s surprising how much there is to think about. By Kathy Lawrence The number of decisions you need to take while organising a funeral can be quite daunting. Here’s […]

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Dignity in dying and care for the living

Campaigner Amanda Waring explains why approaches to dignity in dying need to change in the UK, and offers some tips for caring for the living. Renowned filmmaker, comedian and actress Amanda Waring is a staunch campaigner for dignity in dying, after experiencing what she describes as the horrendous end-of-life care received by her mother, actress […]

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