As a hospice medical director I've been to a lot of funerals, but only one of them has been labeled "perfect" in my memory. Over the years I have made...
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Have we done what we need to do to protect the people closest to us who will be left behind? Are our spouses, our children, or are partners prepared to make important decisions on our behalf, and have we given them clear instructions for doing so? I
When someone you believe you know, and think well of, is at the center of the most horrible act you can imagine, the pieces don't come together. There is no making sense of an incomprehensible action.
ABC treated fans of "Cougar Town" (Tue., 8 p.m. ET on ABC) to back-to-back installments of the under-rated show. With the good news already in that th...
Friends of former Rep. Howard Wolpe gathered at Western Michigan University (WMU) on Tuesday to remember the man they had loved, admired and worked for in countless campaigns.
"Susan, did you hear me? No service." "Yes, sweetheart," I said, going to him. "I heard you." And then I bent down, kissed him, and lied straight to his still so handsome face. "No service."
At the heart of a memorial service honoring former first lady Betty Ford sits a vibrant Palm Desert church, where past presidents and first ladies wil...
Bearing witness to a deceased loved one is about doing whatever it takes for you to feel that you have done your part to preserve and honor his or her memory.
Michael Jackson's memorial made me realize that not only do I need to write up a will, but I also need to plan my own memorial service and tribute for when that inevitable time comes.
Death, whether we like it or not, makes life exceedingly clear. I just returned to Boston from New York City where I officiated a memorial service for a precious woman who died too young.
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