This guide explains how to preplan for the end of life. Learn how to ensure your wishes are considered and to provide your family with peace of mind.
Learn the purpose of an Advance Care Directive document and how to create one for yourself or a loved one. Includes example forms for Ontario and Nova Scotia.
Preplanning your own cremation can bring peace of mind for you and your family. Here's an in-depth look at end-of-life planning for yourself.
Talking to your parents about their funeral and end-of-life choices can be hard. Here is how to make the conversation easier.
Writing our own eulogies is an effective technique for reminding us that our lives are our legacies and that both our are in perpetual development.
Learn what you need to know about organ donation in Canada and the donor nuances in Ontario, Nova Scotia, and Saskatchewan.
This guide to a home funeral explains how to conduct one and what to expect as your family takes funerary practices back into its own hands.
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Apple's Digital Legacy Service lets legacy contacts access a person’s data after their death. Here’s how it works.
We discuss the finer points of end-of-life decision-making and how making these decisions will benefit you and your loved ones before and after you’re gone.
To keep our families informed and to increase transparency in the industry, we want to help you understand what disbursements are and how they work.
When you pre-plan and pre-pay for your final arrangements, you can do so in trust or through insurance.
Despite this, there may be ways to make losing a loved one more connective and supportive for those left grieving and to ensure stories and memories live on long after the death of someone we love.
Taking the time to thoroughly estate plan can save your family time and money later on.
At the end of the day, it’s your body and your choice, but it’s also about love. If you believe in the love you have with the partner, then believe that it will transcend death.
Legacy giving is a way to help ensure that a person’s memory is honored and their legacy is acknowledged.
Everybody has a myriad of social, email and digital accounts. But, the questions is, what happens to them when you die?
In Canada, while debts cannot be inherited nor transferred upon death, there are a few important things to be aware of, which we’ve summarized in this blog post.
In this blog, we will discuss four reasons to consider having a cremation without embalming.
Cleaning your emotional closet is the act of reconciling any loose ends that may be unravelled upon your death.
At Eirene, we encourage people to put thought and consideration into their end-of-life arrangements and plan for the future. In this blog post, we’ll go through the necessary steps that one must consider when pre-planning their cremation.
When it comes to life insurance, the two most common types of life insurance are term life insurance and whole (or permanent) life insurance. But what kind is right for you? We can help demystify this subject.
Funerals can be expensive and for many people a burden to afford. Here are ways to keep funeral costs low, including government programs and related funds that can help cover funeral expenses.
In this article, we’ll answer some common questions about completing a will in the midst of COVID-19.
An Ethical Will is a document that you write for your loved ones containing the wisdom you have gathered throughout your life for after you die. Here is everything you need to know about them.
Avoid confusion at the end of life! Put together a "When I Die" file. To help you do that, here is a list of things that should be part of your file.
Planning end of life arrangements could mean that you have to consider something that may not be comfortable or have tough conversations with loved ones. If you’re in the 51% and reading this, we can help you change that today.
Too often, life insurance is an afterthought. With many other financial to-do’s, you can't imagine, let alone think, about what happens if you're not around anymore. However, marriage, buying a home, or growing your family are vital moments when purchasing life insurance is more important than ever.
Have you recently decided to choose cremation as your end of life arrangement rather than a burial or other funeral options? This is a big decision to make, and it’s one that your family and loved ones should respect. But what happens if they do not? Here are our tips.
Whether it’s having too little insurance and an outdated will or no life insurance or will at all, many Canadians are leaving unnecessary stress and expenses for their families to deal with after their death.
Have you decided to choose cremation as your end of life arrangement choice? The next step is to share your wishes with your loved ones. Here are our best tips for talking to your family about cremation.
Taking the time to pre-plan and setting up a “funeral fund” can help save you time, money, and give you peace of mind when the time comes. Here are our top five tips for starting your own funeral fund and managing your money.
When planning, despite your best efforts and ensuring all legalities have been followed, your Will may end up having to go through a probate process. To fully understand whether your Will needs to go through this process, you have to understand what happens following your passing.
When it comes to planning for end of life, we are often reminded to do these things when we experience a loss or a significant, potentially negative milestone. It’s important to think ahead and make your estate plans before these stressful events.
It's time to get moving. We sat down with We’re here to help make it easier for you. We sat down with the Co-Founders of Toronto-based startup Epilogue, to get a clearer picture of the Will-making process and how you can easily go about it.