Your Questions Answered

Who should I appoint as my power of attorney?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / February 25, 2021 /

If you’re not sure who you should choose for the different types of power of attorney here are some ideas to help you.

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What’s the difference between a will and power of attorney?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / February 1, 2021 /

Learn the difference between a will and power of attorney, and when each of them takes effect.

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What happens after I die?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / January 25, 2021 /

What happens after death is one of those perennial questions! Jane shares her thoughts on some of the different aspects you might want to consider.

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What is a shroud?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / December 1, 2020 /

“Would you rather your body was wrapped in a shroud, or placed in a coffin?” This was a question I asked folk in my Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/endoflifeconversations It turned out that it was more or less equally divided, but that many didn’t know hardly anything about a shroud.   So what is it?   It’s…

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sorting out stuff

How do I start on sorting out my stuff?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / November 2, 2020 /

Sorting out your stuff can sometimes feel so overwhelming that it’s really hard to get going. Here are my top 3 tips to help you make a start.

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Is there life after loss?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / September 13, 2020 /

When you’re bereaved, it’s easy to think there will never be any quality of life after loss. It’s such a hard time, but this story gives hope, inspiration and a sense of possibility, especially for those in the older stage of life.

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What’s the difference between end of life plan facilitators and end of life doulas? 

By Jane Duncan Rogers / August 26, 2020 /

End of life as a phrase has become much more common in the last few years, initially attached to the word ‘doulas’, and now there are end of life plan facilitators, or consultants, and even coaches. So what’s the actual difference?   An end of life doula is someone who is non-medical, and trained to…

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How do I organise my old photos?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / July 7, 2020 /

How do I organise my old photos is something many have asked me about. It’s a great question, and very relevant for many of us of a certain age! And indeed if you are asking this question you are likely to have boxes/albums/files full of black and white photos, many of them not very good…

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How do I create a legacy book?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / June 22, 2020 /

There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots; the other, wings. Here’s how you can leave tangible memories for your children and grandchildren.

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Will Coronavirus Change Our Conversations About Death?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / May 20, 2020 /

A useful conversation set up by Compassion in Dying (UK), with several presenters, including a breast surgeon (who also has breast cancer); an intensive care anaesthetist; and a palliative care doctor.

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