Medicare or Medi-Cal: How Pre-Planning Your Funeral May Help You Qualify

Posted on January 30th, 2023 by kathy | Leave a comment
Posted under End-Of-Life, Funerals, Memorials, Pre-Planning

The government has recently incentivized people to pre-plan their own funerals through Medicare and Medi-Cal funding. However, take steps to make sure you get the most out of your funeral pre-planning experience. This guide will help you put your plans in order, which will lighten the load your family bears after you die. If you […]

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Survivor guilt as a heavy weight in life - symbolized by a person in chains attached to a prisoner ball to show that Survivor guilt can cause suffering, 3d illustration.

Survivor’s Guilt

Posted on January 20th, 2023 by kathy | Leave a comment
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Survivor’s Guilt – what is it? As a therapist, I’ve worked with many clients who have experienced the grief and guilt that comes from surviving a trauma. While it’s normal to experience these emotions after an event like this, it can also be helpful to talk about your feelings with someone who understands them. In […]

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2023 After Death

Posted on January 7th, 2023 by kathy | Leave a comment
Posted under Death, Grief, Holiday Deaths, Memorials

It can be hard to start 2023 after someone you love dies. Many people find that they need a lot of time to grieve and adjust their lives to the new reality of life without their loved one. This time can overwhelm and lead to loneliness. But rest assured, you can take steps to support […]

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Celebrity Deaths

Posted on December 28th, 2022 by kathy | Leave a comment
Posted under Death, Funerals, Memorials, Uncategorized

In 2022, we lost some incredible people. They were scientists and artists, actors, and athletes. One, which we covered in a previous post, was Queen Elizabeth. Here are just a few of celebrity deaths in 2022: Actress Kirstie Alley: Among the Recent Celebrity Deaths Her death came as a surprise to many, although Alley suffered […]

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Christmas Grief

Posted on December 14th, 2022 by kathy | Leave a comment
Posted under Death, Grief, Holiday Deaths

Holidays are a time for joy and celebration, a time to get together with family and friends. It’s also a time to be reflective about the past year and look forward to the new year ahead. For anyone who’s experienced the loss of a loved one during the holidays, however, this can be an incredibly […]

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