The Importance of Planning – Jill’s Story

Planning for the end part of our life is something which can be daunting and overwhelming so it generally gets put aside for another time; the right time. But there never is a right time and it usually only gets considered when a crisis occurs in our life. This can then make the process even more daunting because we are flooded with emotions and stress.

I would like to share a story about a lady named Jill who was one of my clients. (more…)

The Importance of Planning

Are you the sort of person who knows that you need, to get your Estate Planning sorted, but you do not know where to start or what forms you need to fill out?

Has it been on your to-do-list forever and keeps getting shuffled to the bottom of the pile?

Life is too busy and you will worry about it later?

Here are some things to consider, no matter what age you are, to prepare for the end part of your life (more…)

Palliative Care Information Day

I recently attended a Palliative Care information day at my local hospital. It was pitched at Healthcare Professionals who work in hospitals and aged care facilities. It was a very informative day and dispelled many of my misconceptions as to what palliative care is and what it offers. (more…)

Crematorium Visit.

I recently had the opportunity to visit my local crematorium. The tour and the guide were very informative and we were given an extensive experience of what happens after the funeral. We were shown the process of how the coffin is placed in the furnace and then how the various levels of burning, collecting and handling of the remains are carried out. (more…)

Children and Funerals.

Yesterday I attended my Aunties funeral and had the pleasure to be able to take my youngest two children who are both 5 years old. They had only met my aunt once when they were about 2 years old so they didn’t know who she was. We had a lovely time at the cemetery visiting my family grave and then off to the service.
So many questions the whole time we were there and even more this morning. (more…)