Episodes

9: What is a Good Death?

Nov. 9, 2021

We often refer to the idea of a "good death" without really digging in to what that means for us. But being clear about it is critical when it comes to completing an Advance Care Directive.

8-HolidaysForTheDead

Oct. 27, 2021

Samhain. Halloween. All Saints Day. All Souls Day. Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead).   All of these holidays are about the connection between the living and the dead. And they all present the dead in different ways. Ta…

Interview Legal

7: An Estate Lawyer Teaches Me Things

Oct. 12, 2021

Have questions about estate planning? Listen in on my first conversation with an estate lawyer, Kathleen Hunt. I ask basic questions and learn so much!

Guest: Kathleen Hunt
Cremation

6: Ashes to Ashes... and More

Sept. 14, 2021

What can be done with cremated remains? So many things!

For Caregivers Interview

5: Hospice - Edwina Moldover Interview

Sept. 7, 2021

"Hospice is not giving up." Retired hospice nurse Edwina Moldover clears up misconceptions about hospice and says that the biggest mistake we make is not accessing hospice earlier.

4: The Value of Physical Stuff

Aug. 19, 2021

When we die, we'll leave behind a lot of physical stuff. How should we think about the value of that stuff? And how can we make it easier for our loved ones to distribute it after we're gone?

3: After the First Days - Your Will

July 15, 2021

What can a Will convey - and when is it not enough? Discussed in this episode: Wills Estate Planning with a lawyer Time and costs of Probate Court Thresholds for automatic Probate Beneficiary Designations Interview w/…

Guest: Miguel Torres

2: In the First Days of Your Death

July 1, 2021

Notes on what decisions will need to be made by your loved ones in the first few days after your death.   In this episode: Final disposition Finances Obituary Social media

1: Urgent Needs in the First Hours

July 1, 2021

If you were to get into an accident, what would your loved ones need to know right away? This episode introduces Dying Kindness, and walks through some practical notes on what you should have prepared for the first few hour…