Executor Insights

Get important insights on the executor role from the articles below. The articles featured on this blog are a complement to the executor plan you’ll get here on Executor.org when you sign up.

Managing The Bereavement Cycle

The Bereavement Cycle™ is the first twelve months after a loved one’s passing. It can be filled with a wide range of emotions as different things remind you of your loved one or which make you feel their absence. But it’s also a cycle that is an important part of the grieving process. For some, like a…

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Making Sure Your Pets Are Cared for After You Die

Most of us with Fidos, felines and other pets have probably thought about who we would like to care for them if they outlive us. Perhaps we even informally ask a family member or friend to look after them in such an event. But the reality is in many cases these arrangements fall through. The…

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What Your Aging Parents Aren’t Telling You – I’m Having Memory Issues

This article by Executor.org also appeared in the Huffington Post. Whether it’s due to pride, a desire to maintain their independence, or forgetfulness, if you have aging parents there are likely things they aren’t telling you. And that can be both troubling and dangerous. In this new blog series, What Your Aging Parents Aren’t Telling You,…

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Aging Parents

What Your Aging Parents Aren’t Telling You — I’m Having Trouble Living Independently

“What Your Aging Parents Aren’t Telling You” by Executor.org also appeared in the Huffington Post. Just like our parents worried about us getting sick or hurt, there comes a time when we as adult children start to worry about the health of our parents. Perhaps we notice changes in their energy, memory or coordination. Maybe we…

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What Your Aging Parents Aren’t Telling You – I’m Depressed

This article by Executor.org also appeared in the Huffington Post. In an ideal world, our retirement years would be filled with good health, happiness and the time to do all the things we added to our so-called bucket list over the years. Unfortunately, as we age we also suffer losses. The loss of loved ones,…

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Death Affects the Whole Family

Don’t Let This Happen To Your Family

Family Squabbles After a Death – An All-Too-Common Story For the Conrad* family, the mantra was always “family first.” Mom, Dad and their five children — four girls and a boy — spent every holiday together, even long after the children had grown into adults with their own families. Birthdays were no different. It wasn’t…

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What Your Aging Parents Aren’t Telling You – I’m Sick

This article by Executor.org also appeared in the Huffington Post. When raising children, we often try to shield them from problems and stress. We don’t let them know that the mortgage is two months behind. We don’t share our marital problems with them. And we do what we can to make sure they are happy,…

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Discussing Issues

What Your Aging Parent Isn’t Telling You – I Want to Discuss End-of-Life Issues

This “I Want to Discuss End of Life Issues” by Executor.org also appeared in the Huffington Post. Most of us live our lives as if we will be alive tomorrow, and for many years to come. Of course, that’s not always the reality and at some point – hopefully, at least – we stop and…

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What Your Aging Parents Aren’t Telling You – I’m Overspending

This article by Executor.org also appeared in the Huffington Post. For many of us, the dream of retirement includes plenty of free time and enough money to splurge on all the things we passed up during our younger years when our paycheck went to the mortgage, savings and family expenses. In retirement most of us…

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