Links We Like: June 5, 2015

| By Jodi Horton

We found three great articles in the last couple weeks that we think are worth a read.

The first article is about La Crosse, Wisconsin, a town whose name has become synonymous in the healthcare community with advance care planning. In La Crosse, 96 percent of residents have an advance directive–way above the national average. Read more: Wisconsin is learning how to die

We stumbled across this lovely op-ed piece about holding on to voicemails from deceased loved ones and remembering the little things about our family members. “But our cell phones allow us to carry memories with us, perhaps without realizing it.” Read more: Kiss everybody: Parents’ voicemails preserve their memory in death

The last article is more of a practical nature, but we think it’s useful to everyone. Most of us have an online presence somewhere, and this guide can help you figure out what to do with your loved one’s email and Facebook accounts. Read more: Getting dead loved ones #offline

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