Choosing love

Bereaved parents Jane Harris and Jimmy Edmonds speak to a woman who chose love over hate when her son was killed in the Sandy Hook massacre.

Breaking bad news

The way someone learns about the death of someone close can stay with them for a lifetime. Our guidelines will help you get it right.

Seven songs for a long life

This beautiful film shows how even in the most painful of circumstances, communities can come together to face mortality. 

Poems from the edge

After being diagnosed with a brain tumour, Heidi found writing poetry gave her an outlet to express her feelings. Read her inspirational work.

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We have ten copies of new end of life planning bible 'Cellphones Don't Work in Heaven' to win.

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Dying Matters blog

Few Brits make provision for their favourite cause in their Will. Remember a Charity Campaigns Officer Louise Pavoni urges us to reconsider.

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Don't leave your funeral to fate

Make sure your loved ones know what you want with our free My Funeral Wishes form.


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