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Planning Now

Fear or despair felt at the end-of-life is only heightened by the fear that our death might burden the people we love. If we are fortunate enough to be able to plan for our final moments, how might we better prepare?

How might we better prepare for the last days and hours of life, so our loved ones have a good life until the end? This Opportunity Area also focuses on accessibility of planning resources. How might we allow people from all socioeconomic levels to plan in a meaningful way? Let’s allow death to ignite the way we live – even if paperwork or logistics are a piece of that. We’ll explore how to bring the humor and lightness that brings us joy to the planning process of this heavy topic.

Posts from Inspiration that informed this Opportunity Area:

Establishing a new Societal Norm | Death Over Dinner | Living and Ending Notebook


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Designing a space where honest, uncentered conversations about death and dying can take place & informing people on EOL service.

Designing a space where honest, uncentered conversations about death and dying can take place & informing people on EOL service.

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Act3 is a web/mobile tool that empowers people and families to make better health care decisions and access supportive care earlier.

Act3 is a web/mobile tool that empowers people and families to make better health care decisions and access supportive care earlier.

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Who is best suited to design your end-of-life celebration (aka “the wake you’d most want to crash”)...well…you of course!

Who is best suited to design your end-of-life celebration (aka “the wake you’d most want to crash”)...well…you of course!

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InMyHands is a creative way for independent types to capture and update end-of-life wishes, without navigating complex systems and forms.

InMyHands is a creative way for independent types to capture and update end-of-life wishes, without navigating complex systems and forms.

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