Archive for May, 2014

Technology Raises the Bar for Elderly Home Care

May 14th, 2014 by Passare


A vast majority of Americans say they want to die at home but is home care a safe and viable option? A recent story in U.S. News & World Report weighs the pros and cons of an issue that’s getting more attention now that Americans are living longer than ever (78.7 years on average) and […]

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Should I Make A Living Will? Michelle Obama Did

May 9th, 2014 by Passare


We at Passare are pleased to report more than 70 percent of Americans over the age of 60 now have Living Wills or Advance Healthcare Directives in place. According to a study in last month’s Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, the number has risen from 47% to 72% in the past 10 years.  Even […]

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Writing an Obituary for Your Loved One

May 8th, 2014 by Passare


Writing an obituary is an important way to honor your loved one’s life and to announce their passing. While it may seem emotionally challenging it celebrates their achievements and legacy. It may also help you process the grief experienced after your loved one’s death.

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Managing Your Loved One’s Final Matters

May 1st, 2014 by Passare


The loss of someone close to you, especially a family member, is a time of intense grief and loss. It may seem difficult to do everyday tasks like preparing meals and shopping for groceries. Just when you think you’re starting to cope with your grief, a sudden memory may be re triggered.

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