How to get end of life planning actually done

How to get end of life planning actually done

By Jane Duncan Rogers / November 2, 2021 /

When you know end of life planning is important, and you know you want to get your end of life plan actually done, there’s a few things that need to be put in place first, to set yourself up for success.

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How to choose a funeral director

By Jane Duncan Rogers / October 25, 2021 /

Choosing a funeral director isn’t something often mentioned in polite society. Because it means acknowledging the fact of death. but it’s kinder to those you leave behind if that decision is already taken care of. Here’s 5 tips how to pick a funeral director before it’s really needed.

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7 Reasons to NOT make a will during Free Wills Month! (UK)

By Jane Duncan Rogers / October 18, 2021 /

It’s Free Wills Month during October here in the UK. Which means you can get your will drawn up for free from participating solicitors. Maybe you’re still thinking of putting it off. Here’s some reasons and consequences to NOT making a will during Free Wills Month. Reasons NOT to sort your Will Here are some…

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When should you write your last will and testament?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / October 12, 2021 /

Read what small step you can do today to help you move forward with writing your last will and testament, and why it’s a good idea right now, even if you don’t live in the UK

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Interview with Silver Tent TV

By Jane Duncan Rogers / July 20, 2020 /

In this intimate interview Siobhan A Riordan of Silver Tent TV talks with Jane Duncan Rogers about the lessons she learnt accompanying her husband to end of life.

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In conversation with Dr Kathryn Mannix

By Jane Duncan Rogers / June 19, 2020 /

Watch or read a conversation about what dying is really like, and how best to plan for a good death, with Jane and Dr Kathryn Mannix, palliative care doctor and author of ‘With the End in Mind’

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Do we really need to be frightened by death to fully appreciate life?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / May 17, 2020 /

We’ve become so far removed from death that when the effect of the pandemic began to hit hard, we were stunned and shocked. How dare this happen, to us, who are so used to being in charge of life?

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How to plan for the end of life – Dying Matters Week UK

By Jane Duncan Rogers / May 12, 2020 /

During Dying Matters week, I was delighted to be asked to post about just how you really DO plan – here are some pointers to get you going on your plan for the end of life.  Even more essential now in these days of the pandemic.

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Coronavirus and being out of control – but here’s what you CAN control

By Jane Duncan Rogers / March 16, 2020 /

Suddenly the possibility of death from COVID-19 has come closer much more swiftly than we might have anticipated. However, although we may not have any control over when, where or how the coronavirus will be in our area, we DO have control over how we meet it.  We CAN manage our fearful thoughts (see my…

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Is funeral insurance really worth it?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / March 7, 2020 /

Marisa, a client, contacted me with an urgent tone in her voice. “Should I get funeral insurance? I really want to sort my funeral out, but this is a big stumbling block for me. I just can’t decide, and it’s keeping me awake at night.” Aged 68, Marisa was aware she needed to take care…

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