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Too Soon?

A friend from the Midwest told me she started writing her mother’s obituary while her mother was near death and unconscious in the ICU. She crinkled her eyes a bit as she spoke, as if to say, “Was that wrong? Was I supposed to wait?” But she knew she was …

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Sybil Had It Easy

While dealing with your parents at the ends of their lives, you may become a nurse’s assistant, medical researcher, pharmaceutical technician, insurance claims specialist, house sitter and perhaps funeral planner. When dealing with their estate, you may step in as a budding paralegal, banker, financial manager, numismatist, antiques appraiser, used …