This Blog is Getting a Makeover!

Dear Readers, In my continuing effort to make practical information about aging and dying available and accessible, I am pleased to offer a redesigned blog with a whole new look and added features. No worries though, the name and domain site stays the same, but the new site has a more robust layout for easier […]

Sitting Vigil at a Death Bed: A Checklist

Dear Readers, this post is also available in audio form through, by clicking the icon below you can listen to the audio version of the post. You can also download the audio version as well. Four young adults were sitting vigil at their mother’s death bed and they were completely unprepared for what they […]

What to Read to a Person Who is Dying?

Dear Reader, this post is available in audio format, so you can listen or read, or download and listen to this later on, whatever you prefer. A recent visitor to this site asked what they should read to someone on their deathbed. What a great question! Let’s start with the first step: You should ask […]