Links We Like: January 24, 2014

| By Jodi Horton

Do you have a “good death” story? Julie Myerson does, and she thinks more people need to share their “good death” stories. We can only tackle fear of death by sharing our stories of how death doesn’t have to be frightening. We can only discuss what it means to die if we talk about dying. Read more: A Good Death

Caregiving is one of the hardest jobs in the world. Plenty of caregivers are out there doing it for little to no pay, losing sleep, losing potential earnings, adding stress to their lives, and more. But they do it every day, out of love and necessity, and we should all support them in their efforts. Read more: How caregivers can take better care of themselves

If you haven’t yet made the commitment to put your affairs in order, make this year the year. One of the first steps is establishing a power of attorney, medical and financial. For a primer on what the power of attorney’s responsibilities, this Caring.com article does a great job of explaining things. Read more: Experts Weigh In: Power of Attorney Tips

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