The more decisions made before death, the less pressure survivors feel afterwards. I met Brenda when she decided to seek hospice care. In addition to kidney failure, she had numerous ailments including painful, golf-ball-sized sores throughout her body. She was paralyzed from the waist down, and her swollen body, yellowish...
With reflection and preparation, you can change the course of your family history by creating a powerful legacy and serving as a model for the next generation for a life well lived.
If you knew you only had a short time to live, what would you want to accomplish? To whom would you express gratitude? From whom would you ask forgiveness? Is there someone you want to forgive? Plan your end-of-life priorities using the following checklist.
Although the end-of-life topic may seem difficult to broach, it is harder in the long run not having these conversations. Take advantage of current events such as Joan Rivers' death, a funeral, a movie, book, or this article to initiate conversations with loved ones.