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What to do when someone passes away at home

If your loved one has decided to live our their final days at home, know that whatever you are feeling is valid and a normal part of the process. There are some important steps you can take to make your loved one as comfortable as possible.

How to recognize when the time is approaching

We have a tendency in our culture to avoid talking directly about death. But failing to face what will happen can prevent you from making your loved one’s final days as comfortable as possible. Knowing the signs of end of life is very important for this.

Estate planning for your loved one’s last days

If you are helping a loved one organize their financial affairs in their final days, there are many important things to take stock of. A will is only part of a good estate plan; as soon as possible, take inventory of all accounts and beneficiaries.

It is so important to spend as much time as you can with your loved one in their last days and weeks. But as difficult it is to think about right now, there are also some important steps you can take now to prepare for everything that comes after.