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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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Use coaching that is anchored in awareness of our mortality to live each day well, so death can be okay for individuals and loved ones.

Use coaching that is anchored in awareness of our mortality to live each day well, so death can be okay for individuals and loved ones.

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Think about your death while healthy so you don't carry the burden of making hard decisions when you are not.

Think about your death while healthy so you don't carry the burden of making hard decisions when you are not.

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I'd like to conceptualise an app revolving around death-related matters such as planning your funeral, passing on belongings or messages...

I'd like to conceptualise an app revolving around death-related matters such as planning your funeral, passing on belongings or messages...

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People die with unfulfilled dreams.
What if we told you it doesn’t have to be that way? 
We present Bucketlist. It’s now or never.

People die with unfulfilled dreams. What if we told you it doesn’t have to be that way? We present Bucketlist. It’s now or never.

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